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Unread 03-13-2017, 12:06 PM
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Why the hell are you comparing this lift to a rock krawler lift??? Don't get on here trashing this lift when you don't know even what the hell you are talking about. This lift does what it was designed to do which is going overland off-roading. Stop whining because you failed to do your research.
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Was there another vehicle running the AEV suspension to compare to at the time? You still made it threw all the obstacles, right?


I'm not sure if the Missoula facility is open to the public or not but you might stop by and talk to them.

I'm confused by the stock shock comment, are you really running that factory shocks?
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I think if we play this right we can get 5 more pages out of this topic !!!!!!!!!
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Why the hell are you comparing this lift to a rock krawler lift??? Don't get on here trashing this lift when you don't know even what the hell you are talking about. This lift does what it was designed to do which is going overland off-roading. Stop whining because you failed to do your research.
I live next to aev r&d and I stopped in and talked to Kent in fact I was in his office when I ordered it..he knows what kind of wheeling I do. I am not whining, I am trying to find out if I can go with longer shocks. I am not trashing the lift I am trying to find out if I can get more articulation with it LOL. My guess is your idea of overland off-roading and mine is different.
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Was there another vehicle running the AEV suspension to compare to at the time? You still made it threw all the obstacles, right?


I'm not sure if the Missoula facility is open to the public or not but you might stop by and talk to them.

I'm confused by the stock shock comment, are you really running that factory shocks?
yes the black 2 door is an aev and flexed considerably more than me. yes I made it thru the obstacles but it was pretty tipsy at times with both front tires in the air.
I stop in aev often in fact I ordered it while I was there, I just have not had time since getting back from moab and I am sure they are getting ready for EJS and I know Kent was heading to some overlanding expo.

You need to understand Bob's humor regarding stock shocks and no I am not running the stock shocks. Bob and I ran rubicon and dusy together so we like to jab at one another and this is a true story the first time I met him I invited him to Montana to go on a trail ride and bob had never had his rubicon aired down or disconnected and did not know that it would make a difference so he has come a long ways LOL.

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Well I may have not talked directly to a aev agent, I have done my research. From my wheeling experience so far the lift has met my expectations. This is an entry level off road suspension. I could not be happier with the lift.
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Took about 1/2 hour to install the exhaust spacers this morning.
THANK YOU FOR THE PHOTO!

I am not a mechanic, I am a retired soldier who made a second career as an eletronics specialist. For me, a picture is worth 1000 words!!!

Mike -- El Paso, Texas.
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Well--- are you going to make the play or complain about it ????? I told you not to reuse the stock shocks !!
I'm making a play. I have someone coming over tomorrow to buy the 2.5 lift. He offered $700 with geo brackets so kind of taking a bath but it is what it is.

For those who said I was full of shit I did stop by and talk to Dave and showed him the photos and he agreed it did not look right and was not flexing like it should have been flexing. He said he had the same lift on his 2 door and it flexed very well. It was right before he was getting ready for Moab so we never got back again as he was going to use a fork truck for some flex testing on his other rigs but he got real busy with other things. He gave me some ideas but they did not make a difference.
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THANK YOU FOR THE PHOTO!

I am not a mechanic, I am a retired soldier who made a second career as an eletronics specialist. For me, a picture is worth 1000 words!!!

Mike -- El Paso, Texas.
they have not loosened up one iota in 5400 miles. I finally stopped checking them.
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Unread 04-23-2017, 07:25 PM
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after some belly rubbing and general scrapes in Moab I am moving on from the 2.5" and onto a 3.5" with new diff covers and maybe some skid plates (and maybe some driveshafts too).
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