JK 3.5" Benchmark Series Lift Kit

JK 3.5" Benchmark Series Lift Kit
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    Code: 13501
    Weight: 96.00 pounds
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      Choose Your Front Sway Bar Links *

        Choose Your JK Front Lower Arms *

          Choose Your Front Track Bar *


            How many times have you needed another inch or two of ground clearance or tire clearance to make it over an obstacle that your buddies are rolling right over? Clearance is a huge part of getting to where you want to go. It makes sense right? Tires pushing on any surface will take you farther than when you are scraping your underbelly and trying to drag your Jeep to the end of the trail.

            This Benchmark Series 3.5" lift kit gives you the clearance that your Jeep is lacking so you can out maneuver your buddies who have differential lockers. Even without lockers, this new suspension under your rig will take you to thrilling new levels of crawling capability. Being able to fit larger tires is a huge benefit of adding this suspension! Larger tires give you the advantage over obstacles that towered over your stock size tires. They also work with the suspension in improving your overall ground clearance and your break-over angle. No more high-centering! 

            You have all the adjustment you need built into this kit. The track bar and the Heavy Duty front control arms are all fully adjustable to work with your specific set up. This is perfect for anyone who doesn't know the future of their project vehicle and needs to have to ability to make changes. Maybe you want to build custom axles for your rig with mounts that are not exactly where the factory put them. You will have the ability to dial your suspension in to match up!! Or maybe you just decide to go taller in the future...you can compensate by making some minor adjustments. You don't have to buy all new parts!

            Go, proceed with confidence where doubt held you back in the past. Every part in this kit is designed to withstand a beating, so you can hit the trails hard, but still drive it home without worry. This next step in outfitting your rig can be your last! 

              KEY FEATURES:
            • Great ground clearance gain over stock
            • Off road performance increase
            • Heavy duty parts built to last
            • Ability to run 35-37" tires!!! (35's with no trimming, 37's with little to no trimming, 
            • Fast installation
            • Easy to upgrade later if you choose to!

              KIT INCLUDES
            • 3.5" front and rear coil springs
            • 3.5" front and rear shock absorbers
            • Heavy duty adjustable front lower control arms
            • Heavy duty adjustable front track bar
            • Stainless steel braided brake hoses (rear)
            • Rear track bar roll center correction bracket
            • Extended length sway bar links (front)
            • Brake line relocation brackets (front)
            • Rear bumpstop extensions
            • Rear coil retainer kit
            • All necessary hardware

            Recommended tire size: 37"x12.50" – or metric equivalent

            Recommended wheel backspacing: 4.5"
            Larger tire sizes possible with bumper/fender trimming and/or extended bump stops.

            Estimated Installation Time: 5-6hrs

            Difficulty Level: 3

            Difficulty Legend

            1 - Kit includes basic components.

            2 - Kit includes little to no adjustable components.

            3 - Kit includes many adjustable components; may require drilling/cutting.

            4 - Kit includes many adjustable components; requires welding; may require drilling/cutting.

            NOTE - Labor Time and Difficulty Level assumes vehicle and/or hardware is in good condition.


            Kit Types
            Short arm kits:
            What is a short arm kit? A short arm kit is a suspension system that typically utilizes the factory mounting points on the axles and the chassis for your control arms. These types of kits can use OEM control arms, heavy duty fixed length arms, heavy duty adjustable arms, OR any combination of these options. Short arm kits are the easiest system to install and upgrade, and are very versatile. These systems are best used in 0-4.5” lift range, depending on the vehicle. From daily driving to overlanding, to light rock crawling, these kits transform your Jeep into a swiss army knife. With a low purchase price, and fantastic performance gains over stock, these are a great bang for the buck!
            • Most affordable option
            • Huge improvement over stock suspension
            • Clearance to fit bigger tires and drive over larger obstacles
            • Has all required parts with nothing you don’t need
            • Great “foundation” to build on!! Upgrade when it fits your build timeline/budget.
            • Kit utilizes short arms (not a long arm kit)
            • Simplest installation, using basic hand tools. Minor drilling may be required.
              BENCHMARK SERIES
            • Contains all “Foundation” kit features PLUS:
            • Includes most common and value packed upgrades over the Foundation Series to remain budget friendly.
            • Easy to upgrade without purchasing duplicate parts.
            • Kit utilizes short arms (not a long arm kit)
            • Still a simple install, basic hand tools required. Minor drilling may be required.
              PREMIUM SERIES
            • Contains all “Benchmark” kit features PLUS:
            • Includes premium level features such as adjustable control arms, adjustable track bars, stainless steel braided brake hoses where applicable.
            • Highest performing short arm system
            • Kit utilizes short arms (not a long arm kit)
            • The best for mild lift height builds for all around versatility, adjustability, and durability.
            • Basic hand tools for installation. These kits usually contain several components with adjustments so we view this as a medium difficulty installation. Some minor drilling may be required.
            Long arm kits:
            What is a long arm kit? Long arm suspension systems use a chassis mounting system that allows a much longer control arm set to be installed. Why? This allows for a flatter operating angle for and more straight up and down axle movement through the suspension cycle. The benefits include an improved ride comfort than otherwise equally equipped short arm suspension, significantly reduced binding allows more articulation keeping your tires on the ground longer, meaning more traction without the use of traction aides (like limited slip or lockers). Long arm systems often have easier provisions for swapping in different axles. The ROCK-LINK kits are Iron Rock’s answer for a premium long arm system. These systems are the best choice for modern installers since the benefits are “next level” when compared to any short arm systems. These systems are best used in 3-8+” lift range, depending on the vehicle. The installation can vary from simple to difficult depending on the system or vehicle application.
            • Contains long arms in the front and short arms in the rear. This combines the premium performance benefits of a long arm system and the great value of short arms or leaf springs ;-)
            • Stronger than stock
            • Great for both high ground clearance builds as well as low center of gravity builds
            • Typically does not require exhaust modification.
            • Best for lifts above 3.5”, from daily driver to aggressive off-road driving style, including rock crawling!
            • Easy to upgrade by adding rear long arms at a later time. This allows you to build up to the ROCK-LINK PRO in stages as your budget allows.
            • Installation is usually longer than short arm kits due to the quantity of parts replaced/upgraded. Difficulty level is medium. Basic hand tools required. May require minor drilling/cutting.
              ROCK-LINK PRO
            • Includes all ROCK-LINK features but upgrades from the short arms (or leaf springs) in the rear to a long travel, long arm system.
            • Great for any and ALL builds 3.5” and up. These kits EXCEL in ride comfort with also providing maximum off-road capability.
            • Typically requires exhaust modification. Iron Rock does have exhaust kits available for many models.
            • Installation difficulty is “hard.” Typically requires welding/cutting/drilling.

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