JK Wrangler Lift Kit, Dual-Rate, 2.5"

A perfect kit so you can enjoy your Jeep with a lift now, with opportunity to build on for the future. This is a lower lift height for mild off-road use, made with top level parts.

Highlighted system features are:
  • Upper Front Duroflex Control Arms
  • True Dual Rate™ Coils
  • Adjustable bump stops
  • Stock Shock Extensions
  • Rear Shock Relocation Brackets
  • Brake Line Relocation Mounts
  • 3 layer Stainless Steel extended Brake lines
  • Made In the USA
The MetalCloak Game Changing Duroflex™ Joints are [click for more...] the only vulcanized... elastomer, self-centering joint enhanced with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber – providing incredible durability with more misalignment in the control arms and better vibration dampening than anything else available. Exclusive to MetalCloak (see detailed info in the main body).

True Dual Rate™ Coils provides the most comfortable and stable ride over traditional single rate lift springs and provide better load handling than the typical "progressive/multi-rate" coils. Our True Dual Rate coils are extra-long in free-length to maintain contact for extreme articulation. MetalCloak has over a decade of proven dual-rate coil performance.

Adjustable height front and rear bump stops are a MetalCloak first and allow you to adjust the travel to be tailored to the size of tire you have optioned for. Add more bump stop or remove to adjust to the clearance you need without having to remove the coils.

This is an entry-level kit comprised of top level parts -- a 2.5" lift kit, that gives you added clearance for larger tires, unprecedented ride quality, at an affordable price, and allows you to build upon the kit if you ever desire to improve off-road performance with Game Changer components.

MetalCloak patented components have been proven safe with the FMVSS certificate of safety; test done while configured with 37inch tires, full body armor and suspension lift.

Note: All 2012+ JK Wrangler will require exhaust spacers (7078) for clearance for the front drive shaft.

Note: MetalCloak Recommends You Have a Suspension Specialist Align Your Jeep Once MetalCloak Suspension is Installed.

Note: MetalCloak does not recommend powder coating your True Dual Rate Coils. See instructions for additional details.

Note: This item is being offered as a complete system that contains all the components shown. We cannot customize, replace or remove a component from the kit. If you need a custom order, all components are available individually and our sales team is happy to help you place your order.

Note: If you purchase this system, and decide you do not need a component or part of the system, we cannot accept returns. [click for less...]


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VIDEOS

MetalCloak's Jeep JK Wrangler Suspension is the proven leader among production suspension systems.

Who Is MetalCloak?

MetalCloak creates Game-Changing Products for the Off Road Enthusiast.

Duroflex 101

This short video covers what you need to know about the basics of the Duroflex Joint. How it should be used and what to expect when using it.

Why Gold Zinc?

It's time for The MetalCloak Minute... where we answer frequently asked questions in about a minute. Today's topic: Gold Zinc

Duroflex Joint Maintenance

It's time for The MetalCloak Minute... where we answer frequently asked questions in about a minute. Today's topic: Joint Maintenance

Duroflex Joint Revealed

The MetalCloak Duroflex Joint takes the best qualities of OEM style Clevite Joint and the popular Johnny Joint style Flex Joint and combines them.

Vibration Dampening

We tested our Duroflex Joint using a "Shaker Table" and seismometer app to show how much Vibration Dampening the Duroflex Joint gives you compared to other industry leading joints.

A Comparison of Flex

Comparing the Flex of the Duroflex Joint with that of the Johnny Joint, the Teraflex Monster and the typical Clevite.

Coil Springs 101

This short video covers all you need to know about the basics of how typical Coil Springs work compared to MetalCloak's True Dual Rate Coils.

FMVSS 126 Compliant

MetalCloak not only has the best off road flex, but we are also Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 126 certified and compliant. No other company can match our on- and off-road performance.

THE TECH

Metalcloak Suspension System

So what's in the kit?

  • Upper Front Duroflex Control Arms
  • Front & Rear True Dual Rate™ Coils
  • Front & Rear Adjustable Bump Stops
  • Front Shock Extensions
  • Rear Shock Mount & Clearance Kit
  • Rear 4" Drop Bracket
  • Rear Stock Brake Line Relocation Kit
  • Extended Replacement Brake Line
  • Front & Rear Sway Bar Links

IT ALL STARTS WITH THE BUSHINGS

The Patented Duroflex™ Joint (metalcloakpatents.com) is the key to getting the greatest flex in a JK Wrangler bolt-on suspension kit. Period.

Duroflex Control Arm Joint Comparison

MetalCloak has taken the best features of the most widely used control arm joints and combined those features to create the Duroflex Joint, producing a Low-Maintenance, High-Misalignment (34˚), Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.

Duroflex Kevlar Bushing

Now with Kevlar!

DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber is now compounded in the proprietary elastomer of the Duroflex Bushing, bringing even more strength, durability and performance.

Kevlar® is a synthetic fiber with extremely high tensile strength to weight ratio…five times stronger than steel and commonly used in bullet proof armor applications.

Duroflex Bushings w/Kevlar® can be identified by the Metalcloak “M” located on the outer surface.

Control Arm Duroflex Joint Alignment...

At MetalCloak we take the care to build every product right.

Most manufacturers build their control arms misaligned from center. Why? It simply costs less to do so.

By not cutting any corners, our joints are Centered and Aligned reducing wear and improving performance.

It makes them easier to install, too!

Duroflex Misaligned

Control Arm Specs


JK Wrangler Upper Front (SKU #7002)
  • CNC Machined
  • 3/16" Wall DOM Steel
  • 1.25" OD
  • 3/16" Steel Clevis
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Gold Zinc Plated
  • Duroflex Joint
JK Wrangler Upper Front Duroflex Control Arms

Degrees of Articulation

MetalCloak's Duroflex Joint provides 28˚ more articulation and flex than typical control arms! (Learn More About Duroflex Control Arms)

Duroflex Control Arms Articulation Low Articulation Joints

What are True Dual Rate Coils?

MetalCloak JK Wrangler True Dual Rate™ Coils have one of the longest free length in the industry for greater articulation without sacrificing the OEM ride quality.


Without the advantage of the Dual Rate Design, the required Spring Rate would be too low and "squishy" -- just loading your Jeep up with supplies would affect ride height and quality. (Learn More About True Dual Rate Coils)

Understanding Dual Rate Coils

True Dual Rate Coils Specification

SS-2032 SS-2033
SS-2030 SS-2031

Front Stock Shock Extension Kit

Front Stock Shock Extension Kit
CNC machined, these stock shock extenders provide an easy way to adapt our basic lift kit without having to replace your front stock shocks.

Rear Shock Mount & Clearance Kit

You Can Re-Use Your Stock Shocks or Other Aftermarket Shocks with The Shock Relocation Bracket
  • Gain 3" of Ground Clearance
  • Easy Installation, Just Bolts On
  • CNC Formed, Laser Cut 3/16 Steel
  • Gold Zinc Plating
  • Outboard Offset for 6Pak Body Clearance
Lower Rear Shock Relocation Kit

Stop The Guess Work. Bump It Up!

Front Adjustable Bump Stops
MetalCloak Adjustable Bump Stop System...
  • Adjust from 1" - 4" Without Removing Coils
  • Perfect Height Regardless of Tire Size
  • Thermoset Elastomer Dampens Impact
  • Additional Pads Available on Request
(Learn More About Front Adjustable Bump Stops)

Rear Adjustable Bump Stops!

Manufactured from trail-proven natural thermoset elastomer, each puck is designed to work universally with your JK Wrangler.

Designed specifically for the JK Wrangler, the system comes with 4 Rectangular Pucks, allowing for easy adjustment between 1" - 4". (Learn More About Rear Adjustable Bump Stops)
Rear Bump Stops

Rear Sway Bar 4" Drop Bracket

Rear Sway Bar 4in Drop Bracket
For use with MetalCloak 3.5" Lift Kits on Jeep JK Wranglers with STOCK exhaust and muffler set-ups.

No need to use if you have an aftermarket muffler or exhaust. (Learn More About The Sway Bar Drop Bracket).

Brake Line Relocation Kit

This relocation kit is used with our basic lift kit on the rear of your JK so you don't have to install a completely new brake line.

Laser cut and precision fit, its just one more component to make your JK exactly what you want it to be.
Brake Line Relocation Kit

JK Wrangler Replacement Brake Lines, 24.5"

From the Teflon Inner Core, to the Stainless Steel Braid and Poly Safety Coat, the MetalCloak replacement Brake Lines are the best available on the market today.

Longer than typical brake lines of similar lift heights because of our additional clearance and travel. (Learn More About Replacement Brake Lines)

Brakelines

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS



Items Materials
Control Arms 1 1/2" .187 DOM Steel Tubing
Duroflex Joint Proprietary Vulcanized Elastomer made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber
Coils High Tensile Chrome Steel
Front Shock Extensions 5/8" Cold Rolled Steel Hex Rod
Rear Shock Mount 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Front Adjustable Bump Stops Thermoset Elastomer
Rear Adjustable Bump Stops Thermoset Elastomer
Brake Line Relocation Kit 11GA Hot Rolled Steel
Brakelines Braided Stainless Hose
Steel Coating Gold Zinc


IMPORTANT NOTES



Exhaust Spacer: All 2012+ JK Wrangler will require Exhaust Spacers (7078) for clearance for the front drive shaft.

Backspacing: This kit requires no more than 5.5" backspacing (or 1.5" spacers on stock wheels).

True Dual Rate Coils: MetalCloak does not recommend powder coating your True Dual Rate Coils. See instructions for additional details.

Suspension Alignment: We Recommend You Have a Suspension Specialist Align Your Jeep Once a MetalCloak Suspension is Installed.

System Customization: This item is being offered as a complete system that contains all the components shown. We cannot customize, replace or remove a component from the kit. If you need a custom order, all components are available individually and our sales team is happy to help you place your order.

System Components: If you purchase this system, and decide you do not need a component or part of the system, we cannot accept returns.

INSTALLATION



Installation Difficulty Moderate
Body Modification None
Time to Install 3 - 4 Hours
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.


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