Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Lack of real lift kits

  1. #1
    Fresh Catch kirame2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    florida
    Posts
    38

    Lack of real lift kits

    Was thinking due to a lack of real lift kits, more than 1.5 inches, why not air bags?

    Maybe bags could lift it 3 or 4 inches without real strain on the system.

  2. #2
    Been Around the Block Frydaddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Phoenix
    Posts
    482
    Years ago, i was thinking of building a bag system. Maybe with some customization, they could help you overcome obstacles and balance better in rough spots. I got quickly shutdown saying that the dirt, rocks sand, and grime would quickly wear out the bags and cause a hole.

    I dont know how tough they are nowadays.

  3. #3
    Nothing but a Thing tdougherty81's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Willis, Tx
    Posts
    1,082
    Quote Originally Posted by kirame2 View Post
    Was thinking due to a lack of real lift kits, more than 1.5 inches, why not air bags?

    Maybe bags could lift it 3 or 4 inches without real strain on the system.
    Have you tried the 1.5 lift? Makes a big difference with a bigger tires. I think 3 to 4 inches would be crazy on the Renegade system, it's not a Wrangler. Camber would be way off either at ride height or lift height.
    2013 JKU Rubicon Commando Green
    Hound
    Build Thread - http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?4...-Green-Rubicon

    2016 BU Renegade Trailhawk Anvil
    Mamahawk
    Build Thread -

    Sold-2008 JKU Red Rock Crystal Pearl
    RedRock
    Build Thread - http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?2...dRockJKU-Build

  4. #4
    Fresh Catch hobbz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Broomfield, CO
    Posts
    21
    We need a longarm system like you can get for sxs's. Would cost a small fortune but would be able to lift and widen without issues.

  5. #5
    Fresh Catch Jimmy Lee Smith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Las Vegas Nevada
    Posts
    39
    Quote Originally Posted by hobbz View Post
    We need a longarm system like you can get for sxs's. Would cost a small fortune but would be able to lift and widen without issues.
    Maybe in the future, as more lifts are done and more units are sold. However, part of the beauty of the BU is it's footprint and center of gravity.

    Sent from my SM-G950U using WAYALIFE mobile app

  6. #6
    Advertiser ROAM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    22

    Arrow

    Its a combination of CV angles and alignment. Without offset and angled lift spacers you'd be looking at positive camber. Even with offset and angled strut spacers, the front CV's will max out at around 3" of lift. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but to date (March 16th 2018), both Teraflex and AVID make offset and angled strut spacers for the BU Renegade.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    www.roamoffroad.com - JL Wrangler Custom Builds and Parts

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
About us
“wayoflife” is a moniker that I’ve been using for 20 years now and I chose it because I think it does a great job of explaining, in simple terms, the passion I have for Jeeps and the Jeep way of life. This is a lifestyle that transcends age, gender and race as the only thing you need to be a part of it is a love for the outdoors, a desire to explore, a yearning to take on a challenge and a will to conquer it. Over the years, Cindy and I have attempted to capture the essence of this lifestyle through photographs and videos and share it with others around the world. And, this is how WAYALIFE was born.
Join us
WATCH OUR VIDEOS