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Hello! I have a 2017 Jeep Patriot Latitude. I've been thinking about lifting it but I've seen most people are having issues with it vibrating.
Out of all of the lifts and forms I've looked at I couldn't find anything on this lift kit from RT Off-Road (RT21053). Has anyone tried this certain lift before?

I don't plan on really going off road or anything extreme. Just something to add a bit more height to my Jeep, And I don't plan on adding bigger tires either.

So between the RRO, Rough Country, or the RT Off-Road which lift will be my best bet?

Thanks in advance!
 

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The RT Off Road lift is essentially the same as the RRO.

If you just want a small amount of lift and something easy to install (or remove if you have to) take a look at the Daystar lift.
 

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Thanks for the link! I have thought about STU coils since those seem to be the best way to go. I just couldn't seem to find them anywhere. I've also been trying to find how much the coils will lift my jeep since it is a 2017, it sits a little higher than the earlier models.
 

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Awesome! so any preference between the daystars or Stu's? Daystars do look to be easier to install, cheaper, and gives a little more lift, but would the Stu's ride better? Would it be worth to spend the extra money and go with the Stu coils?
 

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Stu's will give a firmer, more SUV-ish ride than stock springs.

The Daystar spacer uses the factory springs, so I'd guess the ride will stay closer to stock. You could ask some of the people who have them installed and see what they think.

All things considered, if you're not going to off-road much, the Daystar may be the better of the two.
Less money, easier install and removal if you don't like them, probably faster delivery since they're made in the US as opposed to AUS.
 

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Awesome! So I think im going to go with the Daystar lift then. And if I decide to go off-road more often then ill think about upgrading to the Stu's. Thanks!
 

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You're welcome

Also, you may need to buy adjustable front camber bolts if the kit doesn't come with them:
 

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The RT Off Road lift is essentially the same as the RRO.

If you just want a small amount of lift and something easy to install (or remove if you have to) take a look at the Daystar lift.
Late, but do you still vouch for this product? Ive got a 2014 Patriot 2WD that I plan on lifting aesthetically rather than for off roading...

Also if you do...what other parts (camber kit, bushing, etc) should I grab while Im down there inder the car...

Thanks!
 

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Yep refferrin
Were you referring to the Daystar kit?

There have been a few here that have used them, some have had good results others had problems.
Yep the Daystar kit. I asked you specifically cause youve out put a lot of info in these threads. Was just seeing if youve stuck with them, if you even have them haha...

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Pretty well so far, made out of basically the same stuff as Daystar but only 1".
Appreciate the info. Saw that you had some items needed for it to work so im just a little spooked to pull the trigger. Called the Daystar Tech and he said front MAY need camber adjustments but that should be ALL..hmm...
 

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The front camber bolts are about $30-ish a set and worth putting in. I added them when I put the first set of Stu's on (1" gain on FDII) to make sure the alignment could be dialed in.

You might get away with not putting in the adjustable rear control arms. The Stu's alone left the top of the rear tires tilting out a little, but no handling or tire wear issues. After adding the 1" spacer I had to use adjustable rear uppers.
 
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