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0:00:01.140,0:00:04.230hey what's up guys running in from0:00:02.820,0:00:06.090extreme terrain and today I'm here with0:00:04.230,0:00:09.059the Teraflex one and a half inch spacer0:00:06.090,0:00:11.400leveling kit fitting here 2007 to 20180:00:09.059,0:00:13.200Jeep Wrangler JK now this is gonna be0:00:11.400,0:00:15.089for those of you JK owners that are just0:00:13.200,0:00:16.740looking to gain some additional ground0:00:15.089,0:00:18.720clearance and of course level out that0:00:16.740,0:00:20.400stance now spacer lift kits are great0:00:18.720,0:00:21.840because they're a very affordable option0:00:20.400,0:00:23.760you don't have to shell out all of that0:00:21.840,0:00:25.350money for a full-blown lift kit maybe0:00:23.760,0:00:27.030you're just looking for some additional0:00:25.350,0:00:29.040ground clearance and level out that0:00:27.030,0:00:30.840stance or if you just want something for0:00:29.040,0:00:32.850now that way you can save up some money0:00:30.840,0:00:33.540for that badass lift kit later on down0:00:32.850,0:00:34.770the road0:00:33.540,0:00:36.360now this spacer lift kit is pretty0:00:34.770,0:00:37.770unique when compared to other options0:00:36.360,0:00:40.290and one of the nice things that I like0:00:37.770,0:00:41.760about it is that it gives you options so0:00:40.290,0:00:43.680this kit is gonna come with a warning0:00:41.760,0:00:45.720spacer for the rear and it's gonna come0:00:43.680,0:00:47.700with two one inch spacers for the front0:00:45.720,0:00:49.739so your Jeep is gonna have that factory0:00:47.700,0:00:51.630rake from the factory and that's gonna0:00:49.739,0:00:53.160give it that nose-down look now some of0:00:51.630,0:00:54.899you are a fan of that you want to retain0:00:53.160,0:00:56.550that and if you do want to retain that0:00:54.899,0:00:58.350that you just put one spacer up front0:00:56.550,0:00:59.880and that spacer in the rear and that's0:00:58.350,0:01:01.410just gonna raise the whole vehicle one0:00:59.880,0:01:03.180inch if you want to level out that0:01:01.410,0:01:05.129stance you stack both of those spacers0:01:03.180,0:01:06.630on the front like we did and that's0:01:05.129,0:01:08.280gonna give you two inches in the front0:01:06.630,0:01:09.900it's gonna help level it out get rid of0:01:08.280,0:01:11.490that factory rake and of course the0:01:09.900,0:01:12.210whole entire time you are gaining some0:01:11.490,0:01:13.799ground clearance0:01:12.210,0:01:15.330this kit is coming in right around a0:01:13.799,0:01:16.920hundred and eighty dollars which i think0:01:15.330,0:01:18.060is pretty reasonable considering what0:01:16.920,0:01:19.920you're getting some of those other0:01:18.060,0:01:21.360spacer lift kits out there they're just0:01:19.920,0:01:22.770gonna come with the spacers they're0:01:21.360,0:01:25.080gonna cost right around the same amount0:01:22.770,0:01:26.970and tear flex even throws in some front0:01:25.080,0:01:28.560end sway bar end links now these sway0:01:26.970,0:01:30.390bar end links are a heavy duty design0:01:28.560,0:01:32.250they're gonna have a heim joint at one0:01:30.390,0:01:33.780end and that hime join us even crease0:01:32.250,0:01:35.670Bowl allowing you to grease that thing0:01:33.780,0:01:37.170and maintain it properly now these0:01:35.670,0:01:38.610spacers are gonna install right on top0:01:37.170,0:01:39.810of your factory Springs and that's one0:01:38.610,0:01:41.250of the nice things that I like along0:01:39.810,0:01:42.930with being very affordable you're gonna0:01:41.250,0:01:44.189maintain that ride quality you're not0:01:42.930,0:01:46.049really gonna change it up with brand new0:01:44.189,0:01:47.549springs and shocks and that's one of the0:01:46.049,0:01:49.259nice things that I like about this kit0:01:47.549,0:01:50.520these are gonna attach directly on top0:01:49.259,0:01:52.530of the springs you're going to utilize0:01:50.520,0:01:54.299those factory Springs and those factory0:01:52.530,0:01:56.490shocks and that's gonna maintain that0:01:54.299,0:01:58.049factory ride quality now Tara flex makes0:01:56.490,0:01:59.970these spacers from a heavy-duty0:01:58.049,0:02:01.350polyurethane so they're gonna stand up0:01:59.970,0:02:03.270over the test of time they're not really0:02:01.350,0:02:05.759gonna fade crack break down over time0:02:03.270,0:02:07.140this kit is relatively easy to install0:02:05.759,0:02:08.640there's not really many parts that we0:02:07.140,0:02:10.830need to swap out this is a pretty basic0:02:08.640,0:02:12.239kit because it's just adding spacers in0:02:10.830,0:02:13.410this front end sway bar end links of0:02:12.239,0:02:14.670course you need to take apart the whole0:02:13.410,0:02:16.800entire suspension so it0:02:14.670,0:02:18.300that is gonna add a little more work to0:02:16.800,0:02:20.370the whole complete system but overall0:02:18.300,0:02:21.810it's a pretty basic kid now adding this0:02:20.370,0:02:23.310leveling kit to your Wrangler you're0:02:21.810,0:02:24.840gonna be able to fit a little bit larger0:02:23.310,0:02:27.420of a tire you'll be able to run up to a0:02:24.840,0:02:29.01033 inch tire you're using this factory0:02:27.420,0:02:30.540wheels depending on the width of the0:02:29.010,0:02:32.550tire you want to add a little bit of a0:02:30.540,0:02:34.110spacer about a 1 and 1/2 inch but if0:02:32.550,0:02:35.550you're using aftermarket wheels you want0:02:34.110,0:02:37.319to backspacing them at least four and a0:02:35.550,0:02:39.090half inches so like I said this is a0:02:37.319,0:02:40.980pretty easy kit to install this just is0:02:39.090,0:02:42.750going to include spacers and this front0:02:40.980,0:02:44.400end sway bar links as far as insulation0:02:42.750,0:02:45.870I'm gonna give it about a two out of0:02:44.400,0:02:48.330three wrenches on the difficulty meter0:02:45.870,0:02:50.400expect to get this done in about 4 hours0:02:48.330,0:02:52.410depending on how rusty your hardware is0:02:50.400,0:02:54.060and you can do all this just using basic0:02:52.410,0:02:56.010hand tools now with that being said the0:02:54.060,0:02:58.650topping or install tools we use for this0:02:56.010,0:03:02.420install 3/8 drive impact 1/2 inch drive0:02:58.650,0:03:05.549impact 3/8 drive ratchet deadblow hammer0:03:02.420,0:03:08.280trim panel removal tool 20 millimeter0:03:05.549,0:03:10.049socket 19 millimeter socket 180:03:08.280,0:03:14.040millimeter socket 10 millimeter socket0:03:10.049,0:03:19.170pliers socket extension quarter inch0:03:14.040,0:03:21.480allen 19 millimeter wrench 18 17 16 3/80:03:19.170,0:03:23.760wrench rest busting lubricant and if you0:03:21.480,0:03:25.380decide to go that route a ratchet strap0:03:23.760,0:03:27.120alright guys so the first thing you're0:03:25.380,0:03:28.680gonna do after ye your Jeep up in the0:03:27.120,0:03:29.760air and you support your axle with pole0:03:28.680,0:03:32.160Jack's if you're doing this on the0:03:29.760,0:03:33.959ground you'll need a set of jack stands0:03:32.160,0:03:35.190and a floor jack we've got our axle0:03:33.959,0:03:37.620supported so we're gonna take out our0:03:35.190,0:03:39.750track bar bolt it's gonna be that 210:03:37.620,0:03:42.600millimeter pull right here on the axle0:03:39.750,0:03:44.250side and you guys can disconnect this0:03:42.600,0:03:48.720with the vehicle on the ground if you0:03:44.250,0:03:50.730want to next we're gonna work on getting0:03:48.720,0:03:52.500our sway bar end links we're gonna take0:03:50.730,0:03:54.959these front ones completely off it'll be0:03:52.500,0:03:59.660a good idea to spray this stuff just a0:03:54.959,0:03:59.660little bit since it's old rusty0:04:01.150,0:04:04.490so for the top we're gonna use a 190:04:03.380,0:04:06.230millimeter wrench you want to wiggle0:04:04.490,0:04:07.550that on the backside and then for the0:04:06.230,0:04:12.140nut we're gonna use an 18 millimeter0:04:07.550,0:04:13.670socket so for the bottom you're gonna0:04:12.140,0:04:19.489need an 18 millimeter wrench and a0:04:13.670,0:04:20.780socket all right and then after you do0:04:19.489,0:04:22.970that you do the same thing on the other0:04:20.780,0:04:24.410side to get the other one off so next0:04:22.970,0:04:26.150we're work on getting these shocks out0:04:24.410,0:04:27.260not only do we need to get those out to0:04:26.150,0:04:29.360lower the axe of them but we have a0:04:27.260,0:04:30.889brake line bracket back here right0:04:29.360,0:04:32.630behind it that we need to take off so0:04:30.889,0:04:35.780we're gonna use an 18 millimeter socket0:04:32.630,0:04:44.180and a wrench on this lower bolt to get0:04:35.780,0:04:44.960this off so we have that hardware all0:04:44.180,0:04:46.310right so while we're here we're gonna0:04:44.960,0:04:47.540grab a ten millimeter we're gonna take0:04:46.310,0:04:53.180this bolt out on the side of this0:04:47.540,0:04:54.560bracket once we get that out we're just0:04:53.180,0:04:56.540gonna pull out that one side and you can0:04:54.560,0:04:57.650just free up that bracket stuff to give0:04:56.540,0:04:58.940the bottom of the shock out and the0:04:57.650,0:05:00.979bracket you can do the same thing on the0:04:58.940,0:05:02.210other side now before we lower the axle0:05:00.979,0:05:03.800down we have one more thing that we need0:05:02.210,0:05:05.270to get out they have to get this axle0:05:03.800,0:05:07.340tube vent hose all you have to do is0:05:05.270,0:05:08.990just grab onto that pull it towards the0:05:07.340,0:05:10.550back of the Jeep that's gonna pop off0:05:08.990,0:05:11.960all right so next we're going to lower0:05:10.550,0:05:16.430our axle down I'm gonna raise the Jeep0:05:11.960,0:05:18.229up on the lift so to get the springs out0:05:16.430,0:05:21.010just push it up and off up the bottom0:05:18.229,0:05:23.330and I'm going to swing that sway bar way0:05:21.010,0:05:25.550then we're just gonna wiggle it off of0:05:23.330,0:05:32.120the upper spring perch and that bump0:05:25.550,0:05:33.650stop now after you get the spring out0:05:32.120,0:05:35.120we're gonna pull out the spring isolator0:05:33.650,0:05:37.490this is gonna be this little donut at0:05:35.120,0:05:40.700the top here you just want to free that0:05:37.490,0:05:42.229up pull that down that way we can stack0:05:40.700,0:05:43.850this on top of the spacers that we're0:05:42.229,0:05:45.020gonna shove up in there alright guys so0:05:43.850,0:05:46.010now we got the front toward port what0:05:45.020,0:05:47.450we're gonna do we're gonna start putting0:05:46.010,0:05:49.130it back together then you're gonna have0:05:47.450,0:05:50.419these two individual spacers are gonna0:05:49.130,0:05:52.010look like this you just want to stack0:05:50.419,0:05:53.479them on top of each other when we're0:05:52.010,0:05:54.740gonna do it slide them up over the bump0:05:53.479,0:05:56.539stop and you're going to take that0:05:54.740,0:05:58.700rubber isolator that factory one that we0:05:56.539,0:06:00.380pull it out slide that up make that nice0:05:58.700,0:06:02.450and tight now we're gonna reinstall this0:06:00.380,0:06:04.400spring so you may need to drop your axle0:06:02.450,0:06:05.890just a little bit more to get this in0:06:04.400,0:06:07.380I'm actually gonna come around the front0:06:05.890,0:06:09.520push0:06:07.380,0:06:12.280swaybar up in the air to get it out of0:06:09.520,0:06:18.340my way make sure you put the small end0:06:12.280,0:06:19.930at the top get it over there now you're0:06:18.340,0:06:21.370gonna have a spring stop right here so0:06:19.930,0:06:23.170you want to just clock this spring make0:06:21.370,0:06:24.580sure that it stops on that after that0:06:23.170,0:06:26.920you can raise the axle up just a little0:06:24.580,0:06:28.720bit and just put tension on the spring0:06:26.920,0:06:30.520and we want to do the same thing on the0:06:28.720,0:06:31.870other side once you got both Springs in0:06:30.520,0:06:32.860and the spacers we're gonna lower back0:06:31.870,0:06:34.450down and we'll start putting everything0:06:32.860,0:06:36.190back together all right guys so before0:06:34.450,0:06:37.450we put this shocks back in what we're0:06:36.190,0:06:39.070gonna do we're gonna put this brake line0:06:37.450,0:06:41.410bracket on because we need to get it in0:06:39.070,0:06:42.820before we get the bottom of shocks on so0:06:41.410,0:06:46.150you're gonna have to poke the one in0:06:42.820,0:06:47.350back into the slot in the bracket it's0:06:46.150,0:06:50.220once you get that bracket in we're just0:06:47.350,0:06:52.090going to put that factory bolt back in0:06:50.220,0:06:58.060start it would take a 10 millimeter0:06:52.090,0:06:59.020socket we'll tighten it up next thing I0:06:58.060,0:07:00.670want to do we're going to assemble the0:06:59.020,0:07:02.020sway bar end links that we get for the0:07:00.670,0:07:03.640front so you're gonna have this sleeve0:07:02.020,0:07:04.930that comes on the hardware package all0:07:03.640,0:07:05.770we have to do is press that in there so0:07:04.930,0:07:07.480what you want to do is just take some0:07:05.770,0:07:09.190grease put it inside of this hole right0:07:07.480,0:07:10.930there we're gonna go over to our Vice0:07:09.190,0:07:13.150what we're gonna do is we're just going0:07:10.930,0:07:16.870to clamp this baby down and then squeeze0:07:13.150,0:07:20.590it in there so ever so gently just press0:07:16.870,0:07:22.000it in there and then while we have it0:07:20.590,0:07:23.980we're gonna install the grease fitting0:07:22.000,0:07:24.790so what we're gonna do we're just going0:07:23.980,0:07:32.560to take these0:07:24.790,0:07:34.510I just want to thread them in alright0:07:32.560,0:07:36.910once you get it started we'll take a 3/80:07:34.510,0:07:38.200inch wrench and we'll just twist that0:07:36.910,0:07:40.290all the way around until we tighten it0:07:38.200,0:07:40.290up0:07:44.360,0:07:50.969now if it's fighting you a lot either0:07:48.090,0:07:53.550you have it cross-threaded or it's good0:07:50.969,0:07:54.659enough so that didn't go all the way in0:07:53.550,0:07:55.590but it's pretty tight I don't want to0:07:54.659,0:07:56.340break it off in there so we're gonna0:07:55.590,0:08:00.689leave it at that0:07:56.340,0:08:02.580we'll take this one out and we'll do the0:08:00.689,0:08:07.349same thing to the other one open that0:08:02.580,0:08:12.360voice back up get that sleeve start it0:08:07.349,0:08:15.199in there and we'll just make them go0:08:12.360,0:08:15.199inside of each other0:08:29.120,0:08:33.700[Music]0:08:31.920,0:08:34.780all right so next thing we're gonna do0:08:33.700,0:08:36.670we're going to install the brand-new0:08:34.780,0:08:37.810sway bar end links you're gonna have0:08:36.670,0:08:40.300this little fitting just like the0:08:37.810,0:08:42.010factory one this little stud is going to0:08:40.300,0:08:43.510go up top so once you get that stuck0:08:42.010,0:08:45.130through there we'll put on the washer0:08:43.510,0:08:52.180that they give us and we'll put that0:08:45.130,0:08:53.830nylock nut on there and then we'll need0:08:52.180,0:08:59.740a 19 millimeter socket to tighten this0:08:53.830,0:09:01.390nut up now if you can't get this stud to0:08:59.740,0:09:02.920not spin and staysail you can actually0:09:01.390,0:09:04.600put a quarter inch allen key in the end0:09:02.920,0:09:06.010of this stud and hold it still just use0:09:04.600,0:09:07.690a 19 millimeter wrench to tighten that0:09:06.010,0:09:10.450up now for the bottom we're gonna use0:09:07.690,0:09:11.830that factory bolt so once again factory0:09:10.450,0:09:13.900bolts going to go through the outside0:09:11.830,0:09:16.330towards the inside put that factory nut0:09:13.900,0:09:20.370back on and then we'll need to 180:09:16.330,0:09:20.370millimeters to tighten it back up0:09:28.570,0:09:32.180alright guys so we're running into one0:09:30.589,0:09:33.649issue we got the spacers in we got the0:09:32.180,0:09:35.329coil springs back in but when we go to0:09:33.649,0:09:36.800push the axle up it's actually pushing0:09:35.329,0:09:38.630the Jeep up in the air we can't get the0:09:36.800,0:09:39.680shocks connected so ideally what we want0:09:38.630,0:09:41.750to do we want to put the wheels and0:09:39.680,0:09:43.010tires back on we want to set the vehicle0:09:41.750,0:09:44.630on the ground that way we can use the0:09:43.010,0:09:45.950weight of the Jeep to line up those0:09:44.630,0:09:47.060shocks compress the springs just a0:09:45.950,0:09:48.890little bit more that way we can get the0:09:47.060,0:09:50.060shock bolts in so since we're up on the0:09:48.890,0:09:51.380lift the next thing that I'm gonna have0:09:50.060,0:09:52.010to do I'm gonna have to reconnect the0:09:51.380,0:09:53.450track bar0:09:52.010,0:09:55.040that way it'll hold everything together0:09:53.450,0:09:56.750because once I take the pole Jack's out0:09:55.040,0:09:58.160of course that axle is just gonna want0:09:56.750,0:09:59.839to drop back down we're gonna rip all0:09:58.160,0:10:01.670kinds of lines now you guys doing at0:09:59.839,0:10:02.899home if you are using jack stands on a0:10:01.670,0:10:04.820floor jack you're already gonna have0:10:02.899,0:10:06.110that floor jack underneath of the axle0:10:04.820,0:10:07.880so what you can do is just lift it up0:10:06.110,0:10:09.500put the wheels and tires back on pull0:10:07.880,0:10:10.490the jack stands set the whole thing on0:10:09.500,0:10:11.779the ground and that way it's gonna0:10:10.490,0:10:13.160compress those springs you can get those0:10:11.779,0:10:15.110bolts back in so what I'm gonna do right0:10:13.160,0:10:16.610now I'm going to take this ratchet strap0:10:15.110,0:10:17.990and I'm just gonna shift the axle over0:10:16.610,0:10:19.519to the side that way I can get that0:10:17.990,0:10:20.959factory bolt back in and that way0:10:19.519,0:10:22.399hopefully it's going to hold everything0:10:20.959,0:10:23.750back together for when we set it on the0:10:22.399,0:10:25.160ground and then after that we're gonna0:10:23.750,0:10:27.440move back to the rear we're gonna get0:10:25.160,0:10:28.550that fully assembled and then we'll put0:10:27.440,0:10:31.940the whole Jeep back on the ground and0:10:28.550,0:10:35.480we'll get some things buttoned up so0:10:31.940,0:10:37.670what I'm gonna do going to take this0:10:35.480,0:10:41.600ratchet strap I'm actually gonna hook it0:10:37.670,0:10:44.060around the end of our axle just like0:10:41.600,0:10:45.829that and I'm gonna come over here to the0:10:44.060,0:10:47.690frame and I'm gonna hook it onto the0:10:45.829,0:10:49.130frame one thing that you don't want to0:10:47.690,0:10:51.949do is you don't want to get in the way0:10:49.130,0:10:53.149of the track bar and mess that up when0:10:51.949,0:10:55.190we're trying to get that bolt back in we0:10:53.149,0:10:56.899don't want to just shift out of the way0:10:55.190,0:10:58.760or anything so I've got it in a pretty0:10:56.899,0:11:00.589good spot all we're gonna do is just put0:10:58.760,0:11:02.329a little tension on this and it's just0:11:00.589,0:11:03.740gonna pull the axle to the side so you0:11:02.329,0:11:08.029can see that it's working its way to the0:11:03.740,0:11:10.839side once we get that lined up then you0:11:08.029,0:11:10.839get that bolt back in0:11:13.139,0:11:18.540that looks like it so I'm gonna go grab0:11:15.189,0:11:18.540the boat and then we'll get it back here0:11:18.779,0:11:22.269so we get a building all the way through0:11:20.980,0:11:24.910and I remember there's a flag nut on the0:11:22.269,0:11:26.949backside so all you want to do just put0:11:24.910,0:11:29.170that on the backside and then we want to0:11:26.949,0:11:35.410turn this boat by hand that way we don't0:11:29.170,0:11:37.029cross anything all right so we've got0:11:35.410,0:11:38.319that started I'm just gonna tighten it0:11:37.029,0:11:39.699up a little bit but you want to torque0:11:38.319,0:11:41.709it when it's on the ground that way this0:11:39.699,0:11:43.300bushing is in a relaxed state so we'll0:11:41.709,0:11:49.389just take that 21 we'll tighten it up a0:11:43.300,0:11:51.430little bit and then we let go of our0:11:49.389,0:11:55.570ratchet strap0:11:51.430,0:11:55.570[Music]0:11:57.269,0:12:01.499hold everything in place one thing that0:11:59.939,0:12:03.899we want to make sure it doesn't happen0:12:01.499,0:12:11.519is that we don't stretch these brake0:12:03.899,0:12:12.660lines too far all right so we're here at0:12:11.519,0:12:13.980the back first thing we're going to do0:12:12.660,0:12:21.540we're going to support our axle with0:12:13.980,0:12:23.490pole jacks just like the front put a0:12:21.540,0:12:25.050little bit of tension on these and we're0:12:23.490,0:12:26.069gonna take out that track bar bolt all0:12:25.050,0:12:27.749right so we're gonna disconnect the0:12:26.069,0:12:29.879track bar where it meets the axle right0:12:27.749,0:12:31.619here on the driver's side same thing 210:12:29.879,0:12:32.819millimeter socket we'll take that bolt0:12:31.619,0:12:40.290off and there is a flag nut on the0:12:32.819,0:12:42.059backside so you don't need a tool the0:12:40.290,0:12:44.869axle is gonna shift a little bit if you0:12:42.059,0:12:44.869have it up in the air0:12:46.220,0:12:49.610and like I said this is something that0:12:48.410,0:12:51.800you can do on the ground before you0:12:49.610,0:12:53.090actually get the Jeep up in the air next0:12:51.800,0:12:56.150we're gonna work on getting our sway bar0:12:53.090,0:12:58.250end links off so once again spray all0:12:56.150,0:13:01.040the rusty stuff with rust unlocking0:12:58.250,0:13:02.300power spray and we're gonna do the top0:13:01.040,0:13:07.640same thing is the Front's we're gonna0:13:02.300,0:13:08.960use a 19 millimeter wrench get that on0:13:07.640,0:13:10.490that flange right there and then we use0:13:08.960,0:13:15.290an 18 millimeter socket to get the nut0:13:10.490,0:13:17.150off I have to get that nut off we're0:13:15.290,0:13:19.670just going to pull that out set it to0:13:17.150,0:13:24.890the side then you can do the same thing0:13:19.670,0:13:26.780on the other side now since these are0:13:24.890,0:13:28.340staying on we're gonna be reusing the0:13:26.780,0:13:30.170same ones when we put this back together0:13:28.340,0:13:32.210we only have to take it off on one side0:13:30.170,0:13:33.890so I'm just gonna do the top because the0:13:32.210,0:13:44.210bottom one is hidden by the shock it's a0:13:33.890,0:13:46.190little harder to do after that we're0:13:44.210,0:13:48.230gonna pour our axle vent tube off same0:13:46.190,0:13:50.450thing as the front just gonna pry up on0:13:48.230,0:13:52.100that it'll pull right off so now we're0:13:50.450,0:13:53.570gonna come to the outside of the Jeep in0:13:52.100,0:13:55.430the wheel well we're gonna have to take0:13:53.570,0:13:56.660this 10 millimeter bolt out of here for0:13:55.430,0:13:59.090the brake line we're also gonna have to0:13:56.660,0:14:00.500disconnect this ABS where it pushes into0:13:59.090,0:14:02.510the frame so we can get some length out0:14:00.500,0:14:05.060of there so we can lower the axle so 100:14:02.510,0:14:08.480millimeter socket for that take that0:14:05.060,0:14:11.510boat out and let that swing if you want0:14:08.480,0:14:16.670to put that bolt back in so you don't0:14:11.510,0:14:18.200lose it now for the ABS you can just0:14:16.670,0:14:20.210take a flathead screwdriver or if you0:14:18.200,0:14:21.950have any court any sort of prying tool0:14:20.210,0:14:23.600or trim panel removal tool we're just0:14:21.950,0:14:25.640gonna take these two little Christmas0:14:23.600,0:14:27.170tree plugs out of there that's gonna0:14:25.640,0:14:29.300give us plenty of length to lower this0:14:27.170,0:14:31.640down then you can go over there so I do0:14:29.300,0:14:33.050that same exact thing so next we're0:14:31.640,0:14:34.490gonna disconnect the shocks at the0:14:33.050,0:14:36.050bottom where they meet the axle so you0:14:34.490,0:14:38.630need an 18 millimeter wrench for one0:14:36.050,0:14:40.040side 18 millimeter socket and of course0:14:38.630,0:14:45.130you want to spray these threads with0:14:40.040,0:14:45.130some wd-40 or PB Blaster0:14:47.570,0:14:51.870push it up a little bit to freeze up0:14:49.950,0:14:53.190that bolt I'm gonna pull that bolt out0:14:51.870,0:14:54.090you want to keep that because we're0:14:53.190,0:14:55.980gonna put it back in0:14:54.090,0:15:07.440oh go over the other side do that same0:14:55.980,0:15:09.120thing next we're gonna do we're going to0:15:07.440,0:15:13.650drop the axle lower it down that way we0:15:09.120,0:15:14.550can get our Springs out so the spacers0:15:13.650,0:15:15.870for the rear are gonna be this0:15:14.550,0:15:17.490funky-looking ones that actually have it0:15:15.870,0:15:19.410bump stop built into the bottom which is0:15:17.490,0:15:20.550pretty cool but these are going to sit0:15:19.410,0:15:22.230up in there and you actually gonna have0:15:20.550,0:15:25.080this little top and that's actually0:15:22.230,0:15:27.470gonna pop into that so you can do let's0:15:25.080,0:15:27.470take a hammer0:15:34.150,0:15:38.130all right so I can't get these in by0:15:36.430,0:15:40.089smacking them with a dead blow hammer so0:15:38.130,0:15:41.380there's a couple ways you can do this0:15:40.089,0:15:43.540you can actually put a block of wood in0:15:41.380,0:15:45.279here in between this mount on the axle0:15:43.540,0:15:46.600and this and just use the axe little0:15:45.279,0:15:48.580push it in but what I'm gonna do I'm0:15:46.600,0:15:49.930actually just going to install it on top0:15:48.580,0:15:51.370of the spring we're gonna fit it up in0:15:49.930,0:15:57.339there and we'll use the axle to press it0:15:51.370,0:16:00.100in so you just want to click that into0:15:57.339,0:16:02.560your isolator like that and we're gonna0:16:00.100,0:16:05.910feed this back up through probably have0:16:02.560,0:16:05.910to drop the axle a little bit more0:16:13.360,0:16:21.059all right so now that we got this in I'm0:16:16.509,0:16:25.089just gonna raise the axle up and that0:16:21.059,0:16:26.679push that guy in so next we're gonna go0:16:25.089,0:16:28.149over the other side remember you want to0:16:26.679,0:16:29.019slide that isolator on there so I'm0:16:28.149,0:16:30.399going to show you a little bit of a0:16:29.019,0:16:32.319different way to get this side installed0:16:30.399,0:16:34.389if you have an old piece of exhaust pipe0:16:32.319,0:16:35.199or anything to go around the top just0:16:34.389,0:16:38.829like that0:16:35.199,0:16:40.720I got a 2x4 in between the pipe and our0:16:38.829,0:16:42.549axle mount all you want to do is just0:16:40.720,0:16:47.290Center that real good we're just gonna0:16:42.549,0:16:50.579press up on it and hopefully it's gonna0:16:47.290,0:16:50.579pop it in place for us0:16:55.540,0:17:02.800all right so that's in then pull this0:16:59.140,0:17:04.209back down get that block of wood out get0:17:02.800,0:17:05.440that exhaust pipe in there you can see0:17:04.209,0:17:10.020that that's in so we'll go ahead and put0:17:05.440,0:17:10.020the spring in remember big coil up top0:17:10.110,0:17:17.440so a big coil up top0:17:13.920,0:17:20.829press it down over the bottom raise that0:17:17.440,0:17:23.380back up put a little bit of tension on0:17:20.829,0:17:25.420that spring and then we can start0:17:23.380,0:17:26.949reassembling the vehicle so after that0:17:25.420,0:17:28.360we're gonna compress the springs a0:17:26.949,0:17:32.650little bit raise the axle we're gonna0:17:28.360,0:17:34.330put that factory bolt back in a nut back0:17:32.650,0:17:36.400on and then we're gonna need an 180:17:34.330,0:17:44.560millimeter socket and an 18 millimeter0:17:36.400,0:17:45.910wrench to tighten it back up so on the0:17:44.560,0:17:47.950back it doesn't look like we have that0:17:45.910,0:17:49.870issue we are able to actually push the0:17:47.950,0:17:51.670axle all the way back up get these shock0:17:49.870,0:17:54.850holes to line back up so actually gonna0:17:51.670,0:17:57.240put these shocks back in and way we can0:17:54.850,0:18:00.250trap those Springs feel a little more0:17:57.240,0:18:02.980safe with it on the lift and then we'll0:18:00.250,0:18:05.170start putting everything else back the0:18:02.980,0:18:06.700same thing we're gonna take an 180:18:05.170,0:18:12.130millimeter socket and a wrench well0:18:06.700,0:18:13.360tighten that back up once you get that0:18:12.130,0:18:16.120shot back in you're gonna torque that0:18:13.360,0:18:17.230lower bolt down to 56 foot-pounds and0:18:16.120,0:18:18.970then we're gonna work on getting our0:18:17.230,0:18:26.020sway bar end links back in so we want to0:18:18.970,0:18:27.250tilt that sway bar down get that to line0:18:26.020,0:18:30.390up then we're just gonna put that0:18:27.250,0:18:30.390factory nut back on0:18:32.680,0:18:37.000could get thin on we use that 180:18:34.960,0:18:51.670millimeter socket 19 millimeter wrench0:18:37.000,0:18:53.710to tighten it back up once you get this0:18:51.670,0:18:55.540tight you want to tighten that 2660:18:53.710,0:18:57.520foot-pounds and then same thing for the0:18:55.540,0:18:59.020front the top is gonna get 660:18:57.520,0:19:01.030foot-pounds the bottom is gonna get0:18:59.020,0:19:02.350tighten to 75 foot-pounds then we're0:19:01.030,0:19:04.630gonna go back to the wheel well we're0:19:02.350,0:19:06.580gonna put these brake lines back in with0:19:04.630,0:19:09.190that factory both use a 10 millimeter0:19:06.580,0:19:10.780tighten it up then you want to put that0:19:09.190,0:19:12.520ABS line back in as well0:19:10.780,0:19:16.120just push these back into the frame0:19:12.520,0:19:17.470rails all right so one of the last0:19:16.120,0:19:19.120things we have to do we're gonna pop our0:19:17.470,0:19:21.670vent hose back on now this should be0:19:19.120,0:19:23.470long enough still but if you need to you0:19:21.670,0:19:24.790can just come up here yank on a little0:19:23.470,0:19:26.080bit that's gonna pull a little extra0:19:24.790,0:19:27.640down just make sure that that's not0:19:26.080,0:19:28.720going to pull off all right guys so the0:19:27.640,0:19:30.850last thing we have to do we have to get0:19:28.720,0:19:31.960our rear track bar installed now once0:19:30.850,0:19:33.520again you can put your wheels and tires0:19:31.960,0:19:34.809on set the vehicle on the ground that's0:19:33.520,0:19:36.490kind of line that up and then you can0:19:34.809,0:19:38.200put that factory bolt back in I'm just0:19:36.490,0:19:39.790going to do it in the air with a ratchet0:19:38.200,0:19:41.320strap so they have a very nice hole on0:19:39.790,0:19:43.120the side of your frame rail here I'm0:19:41.320,0:19:45.520gonna go over to the driver's side and0:19:43.120,0:19:47.140just hook on to this axle bracket once0:19:45.520,0:19:48.970again you don't want the strap to hit0:19:47.140,0:19:54.070the track bar because we don't want it0:19:48.970,0:19:55.540to push it any way that set it up will0:19:54.070,0:19:57.070start shifting this axle over it should0:19:55.540,0:20:01.050be relatively easy because we just put0:19:57.070,0:20:01.050the 1 inch spacer on there0:20:06.300,0:20:11.870looks like that'll do it let me go grab0:20:08.190,0:20:11.870that factory bolt we'll put that back in0:20:12.860,0:20:16.830so you're gonna take that plug nut put0:20:15.270,0:20:19.080it on the back side once again we want0:20:16.830,0:20:21.660to start that with our hand because we0:20:19.080,0:20:22.890don't want to cross thread anything so0:20:21.660,0:20:24.390why don't you give that started we can0:20:22.890,0:20:25.800tighten it up a little bit but ideally0:20:24.390,0:20:29.010you want to torque it on the ground that0:20:25.800,0:20:35.070way once again the bushing is relaxed at0:20:29.010,0:20:36.090ride height take 21 millimeter tighten0:20:35.070,0:20:39.080it up a little bit and then we can0:20:36.090,0:20:39.080release our ratchet strap0:20:45.270,0:20:47.970alright guys so once you put your G pack0:20:46.980,0:20:49.410together you want to throw your wheels0:20:47.970,0:20:50.640and tires back on it put it on the0:20:49.410,0:20:52.410ground and you want to torque those0:20:50.640,0:20:54.180wheels down to factory specs now like I0:20:52.410,0:20:56.580said we need to torque those track bar0:20:54.180,0:20:57.990bolts at the axle when the vehicles on0:20:56.580,0:20:59.910the ground that way that bushing is in a0:20:57.990,0:21:01.890relaxed state so front and rear you're0:20:59.910,0:21:03.540gonna torque that bolt down to 1250:21:01.890,0:21:05.160foot-pounds and then the last thing that0:21:03.540,0:21:06.540you need to do is take your Jeep for an0:21:05.160,0:21:08.310alignment after you get an alignment0:21:06.540,0:21:10.170drive it around for a while recheck that0:21:08.310,0:21:11.850torque but however that is going to wrap0:21:10.170,0:21:13.710it up for my review and install for more0:21:11.850,0:21:16.190videos and products like this keep it0:21:13.710,0:21:16.190right here at extremeterrain.com0:21:27.730,0:21:29.790you
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Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation
Lift Specs. Teraflex offers this 2 inch front, and 1 inch rear boost/leveling kit for your Wrangler JK. This kit, which can be used with up to a 305/65R18 or 305/70R17 tires, gives your Jeep improved street handling, and full suspension articulation on the trail.
Lift Construction. This kit is constructed of high quality materials and comes with all necessary hardware, including the front sway bar links. This kit is trail ready and able to take a beating, so do feel shy taking it off-road.
Application. This Teraflex Leveling Kit is specifically designed to be used on the 2007-2018 Wrangler JK models.
Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
January 24, 2020
Fixed My Ride
The Teraflex Leveling kit was the answer to my droopy nose on my 2017 JK. I am very Happy for this decision to purchase this leveling kit. I recommend anyone with a drooping nose to get this product and get your nose out off the asphalt. install was pretty easy with a car lift. but I am sure with the right jack and jack stands and someone to help it'll be just as easy. Make sure you watch a couple of YouTube vids and keep the instructions handy to remind you what step you are on. I installed this in an afternoon (4 Hours of going slow and steady work) without getting in a hurry. I also suggest you take you ride to the alignment shop and check your alignment and that you don't panic when your cruise control quits working and traction control light comes on. In my case after the install my steering will was making a right turn when I was actually going straight. please check YouTube for "Traction Control Light" you'll see how to fix it or you can take it to the alignment shop and have them fix that small issue but have your alignment checked anyway, it will keep you safe.Helpful (1)
January 24, 2020
Could not take the chirpping
I added these for what I thought would be a cheap lift/leveling kit. Install was straight forward, by myself, with hand tools and a floor jack. These did what they said they would do and Teraflex has great instructional videos. However, they started to chirp when hitting bumps, took them out, switched sides, tried everything. Finally couldn't take it anymore and tossed them in trash and bought an AEV lift kit - should have saved my moneyHelpful (0)
January 10, 2020
Teraflex 1.5 in leveling
Turned out great. Raised the center of the Jeep 1.5 inches and leveled it out. No noticeable difference in ride quality on-road but man did it make a difference off-road; a good difference. See the before and after pics.Helpful (0)
December 16, 2019
Don’t hesitate, Go for it today!!
My wife has been asking me to buy a lift and get bigger tires for years, but I couldn’t justify the money nor did I care enough. I finally considered it but still didn’t want to spend a lot so I stumbled upon the leveling kit. Did some research, watched some install videos and decided to pull the trigger. I installed it in my garage with mostly hand tools, floor jack and jack stands. I did the front first one side at a time. After the first side I noticed the difference, it was more than I thought it would be, but that was a good thing. I finished the front then did the rear together. Took me about 2.5 hours by myself start to finish. I did have my wife help me with the jack while I used a wood block to seat the rear spacers. Besides that it was a solo job. It looked good but definitely needed some bigger wheels and tires. I added some 285/70/17’s to replace the stock 18’s and it really finished it off. They fill up the fenders better and stick out now rather than being sucked in. They also add a little more height than the stock 32’s. Well worth the time and money to do these two modifications, and the Jeep looks so much better. I also went ahead and ordered longer spare tire stops because the stock no longer make contact, and some heavier duty door hinges to be safe and handle the extra weight. If you’re on the fence do it, I’m sure glad I did. I have worked on cars before but never a Jeep, just watched some videos and went for it. It’s very strait forward and the teraflex video on YouTube was a huge help.Helpful (0)
November 05, 2019
Love the new look
This leveling kit is just what I was looking for. It gives my Wrangler the perfect amount of lift -- completely changed the profile from cool to badass. Haven't had a chance to take it off-road yet, but the highway ride (I combined the upgrade with some Fox performance shocks) is terrific.Helpful (1)
October 11, 2019
Exactly what we were looking for in a lift. Perfectly leveled out the Jeep (2017 2dr). Very straightforward install using just a floor jack and jack stands. Jeep is fairly low mile so fasteners came apart easily. Watched a handful of videos and that helped along with the written instructions. Jeep drives the same as it did before. Exactly what we needed to be able to fit 33" tires. IMPORTANT NOTE: you will likely need to adjust the drag link to re-center the steering wheel. Easy to do but I recommend trying to get the wheel as centered as possible before driving the Jeep. If you drive it with the steering wheel off-center it will throw a traction control error and that icon will light on the dash. I had to disconnect the battery once I got the steering wheel centered to clear the code and get the light to go out.Helpful (2)
October 06, 2019
Teraflex leveling kit
So far this has been great to add just enough clearance for off road. We don’t do much extreme so it was perfect for what we do. Places we went before the skid plates would drag, and now we clear those spots. I’m also really impressed with the ride height. It look so much better than the nose down stock look. It still has some rake though but not near like it did.Helpful (0)
October 04, 2019
Nice kit no problems
Installed this kit in less 3 hours. All I can say is take your time and be patient. Love the new look and still has factory ride.Helpful (0)
September 28, 2019
Got it level and slightly lifted
Bought this to level the front out after installing a heavier front bumper. Install was pretty straight forward and the instructions are really good. Only part I did not follow was the loosening of the track bar. I did the install in my garage one wheel at a time. I used a tie strap to keep the spring compressed so I was able to remove it without taking the tie bar lose. Fronts went a little slow at first, but the rears where a lot easier and quicker. Overall took me 5 hours to install. A little grease on the rear spacers allowed them to pop into the location a lot easier. Gave me 38" of distance from the ground to the edge of the fenders on all sides but this with a Teraflex 1.25" body lift installed previously and 33's on the 17" stock rims. Great quality and recommend to anyone looking to get rid of that jeep rake and get a little more height.Helpful (2)
September 12, 2019
Get what you pay for
Got these about a year ago. I daily drive my jeep and haven't done much of any off roading. I figured these would hold up but the front passenger side completely shattered. I didn't think the bumps of a road would kill it but guess thats what happens when you don't put up good money for good parts.Helpful (2)
Can I run 285/70R17 with the Teraflex Leveling Kit and stock wheels?
Yes, you would be able to run that size tire on a JK with a leveling kit and stock wheels.
If wheel spacers are needed after installing this kit to run stock wheels tires on a 2017 JKU what size spacers are required?? Thanks!!
If you are using your stock wheels and tired from your 2017 JKU, you will not need wheel spacers. If you decided to upgrade your tires to a larger size and reuse your stock wheels then, depending on which size tire you go will determine if you need a wheel spacer and what size wheel spacer is needed to prevent any rubbing.
Hi, i`am working from my garage, i do not have access to a hydraulic left. Therefore, i will be working on one wheel at a time, other than the sway bar, tracking bar and shocks, do i need to loosen the control arms under the jeep in order left the jeep high enough above the axle to take out the springs in the front and back. Because i will have to lower and raise the jeep instead of the axle.
Thank you for your question! The Teraflex leveling kit does not require you to remove the control arms, even if installing this kit at home with out a lift. With a set of Jack stands and a good Heavy-duty jack you will be able to do this install.
What size tire can I add along with 1.5" spacers without rubbing?
With this kit and wheel spacers, you can run up to a 33x12" tire.
Love the product but it seems to need another 1" in rear to truly make jeep level . Is there anything i can do to correct this ? Was thinking of maybe some kind of inserts in springs ?
We do not recommend using spring inserts, as these can be come dislodged and cause a potentially dangerous situation. With the Teraflex Leveling Kit, to raise the rear an additional 1" we would recommend replacing the rear spring spacers with Teraflex 2 in. Rear Spring Spacers, item number J10220. This will make the total lift front and rear 2". We do also carry 1 3/4" spacers for the rear from Rugged Ridge
A steering stabilizer is use to enhanced control and handling of over-sized tires for improved off-road driving, you will not need a steering stabilizer with a leveling kit. Most Jeep owners still use their factory steering stabilizer with 37" tires or larger.
Thank you for your question! To reuse your OEM wheel & tire package after installing this leveling kit you will not need wheel spacers. If you go to a larger tire and reuse your Rubicon wheels you may need wheel spacers because of the backspacing on the OEM Rubicon wheels, if you have any questions about this you can always contact us via phone or email and we would be happy to assist you!
Yes, it is recommended to have your jeep aligned after installing any type of lift or leveling kit, like the Teraflex Leveling Kit w/o Shocks (07-17 Wrangler JK).
Adjustable control arms and track bars are not required at this lift height.
The Teraflex 1.5 in. Spacer Leveling Kit will have no effect on the functionality of your Rubicon electronic sway bar disconnect.
The Teraflex Leveling Kit does not require shocks, though for off road use we would recommend shocks if you plan on running disconnected sway bars, or climbing large obstacles. Your stock brake lines will not have any issues, but again with sway bar disconnects we would recommend brake line relocation brackets to allow plenty of free play at full articulation.
You can use the factory shocks with the leveling kit. I installed and ride smoothly. Even better now than before over spped bumps.
You could run those tires but you would want to look into aftermarket wheel with proper backspacing so you will not rub at full steering lock.
Yes, while it is surprising that you would have a noticeable change there, you would be able to fix that with an adjustable track bar and a pitman arm. Your shop would be correct.
No you would not have to replace the pitman arm with this kit.
(approx) 4 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.