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Also, i dont want any of the IFS bullcrap....

how many other SUVs and Trucks are IFS??
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how many other SUVs and Trucks are IFS??
All of them now! Even the HD trucks are IFS now.... and possibly the Wranger in the next few years! A good way for AEV to make money is to offer a bolt in SAS kit for the WK/XK. I personally wouldn't SAS mine but I know alot of people that do.
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here is the WK XK group I am in on Facebook. Hundreds of members. Check it out. It is a closed group though, so you need to be approved by an admin
https://www.facebook.com/groups/277569142266119/
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The 2005 WK sold 213,00 quite a bit more then half. The WK2 only sold 127,000 in 2011 and they have a larger aftermarket support then the WK.
In 1999 only 89,000 Wrangler were sold and 2005 79,000. Wasn't until the JK debuted in 2007 that they hit over 100,000 per year, and not until 2011 they hit 120,00. 682,310 WKs have been sold, only 644,341 JKs have been sold. You cant use the numbers excuse.
What are you counting Fleet sales? Chrysler was famous for that during the Diamler era

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All of them now! Even the HD trucks are IFS now.... and possibly the Wranger in the next few years! A good way for AEV to make money is to offer a bolt in SAS kit for the WK/XK. I personally wouldn't SAS mine but I know alot of people that do.
I agree 110%! IFS shouldn't be a problem whatsoever im my opinion. Sooooo many IFS trucks can be lifted VERY high without a problem by so many different aftermarket company's. As I said before, the ONLY TWO TRUE lift kits for a WK/XK are the Old Man Emu lifts, and Superlift. Literally. Thats it.

ACTUALLY im sorry...I forgot about 4xguards lifts. But who the hell wants to pay 3 grand for a 2" lift? Better yet 8 grand for an 8" lift! I LOVE their other products! Very high quality. But I mean come on...

If the future is truly IFS or even IFS and IRS, then WHY NOT GET STARTED NOW? if the wrangler goes IFS in 2015 as projected, then why not get the practice in now on a vehicle that is already set up that way and has been since 2005?
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I think that many people will be quick to point out how many people are wanting to midify these vehicles, but with the IFS, and other unique items that are special to the WK2 the cost of development wouldn't make a good business case from an AEV standpoint.

With the IFS AEV would need to find some way to drop the front center section again, create new spring and shock rates to accomodate the vehicle, and I am sure rework the geometry and electronics.

AEV would then need to add in their research and development costs (which we all know tend to be fairly high since they aren't using customers as guinea pigs) and the business case is pretty hard to justify for the number of items they are selling. This is probably why AEV has discontinued the WK/XK specific wheels.
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What other lift kits are needed for these jeeps? Tera flex makes a 2" spacer lift,Super lift 4 1/2 and ome. Not sure what else needs to be offered?

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What other lift kits are needed for these jeeps? Tera flex makes a 2" spacer lift,Super lift 4 1/2 and ome. Not sure what else needs to be offered?

Jason
Superlift only covers up to the 2007 model year. I am not sure what changed after this model year.
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Superlift only covers up to the 2007 model year. I am not sure what changed after this model year.
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