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Old 05-24-2008, 03:53 PM   #1
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pre-lift questions

I have a Rubicon Express lift in the mail, but I have a few questions I need answered first. It is the 3.5 inch standard (http://www.4x4groupbuy.com/store/rub...ocks-p-41.html). Im going to bite the bullet and get a SYE and a CV drive shaft. My first question; is an adjustable upper control arm completely necessary or can I leave the stock one in for now? Second, is a hack and tap a quality alternative to a full SYE kit? Third, since the kit is known to be taller than 3.5 would I be able to fit 35 tires (I have a d44 rear)? Thanks in advance.

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you can fit 35s on the re lift.. it actually gives you about 4.25'' of lift.. but id still get a jks 1.25'' bl and 1'' mml.. redrock4x4 sells em as a kit for 170.. some others recommend polyperformance because the kit is a little less expensive

i would go with adjustable cas if the money allows..

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you can fit 35s on the re lift.. it actually gives you about 4.25'' of lift.. but id still get a jks 1.25'' bl and 1'' mml.. redrock4x4 sells em as a kit for 170.. some others recommend polyperformance because the kit is a little less expensive

i would go with adjustable cas if the money allows..
It doesn't...
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Old 05-24-2008, 04:19 PM   #4
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heh.. im running about 3.5 on stock arms.. and my axles pull towards the center of my jeep..

i didnt read that you said uppers.. you will need lowers.. id just do the uppers when the money allows
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Old 05-24-2008, 05:28 PM   #5
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Now I am a bit confused. I thought an ajust able upper would be able to correct the pinion angle. So what parts will I need to to run this kit?
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Old 05-24-2008, 07:45 PM   #6
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you DO need the rear adjustable uppers. you have to have them to set the pinion angle.

i know many people that run the hack and tap and like it. its cheap and easy. if you aren't really hardcore then go for the hack and tap unless you just have plenty of cash.
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Will these work? (http://rustysoffroad.com/mm5/merchan...gory_Code=ARMS)


What about cam bolts?
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yes although i prefer arms with flex joints...

what year is your jeep?
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yes although i prefer arms with flex joints...

what year is your jeep?
I have an '01 sport, 5 speed
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i thought cam bolts were only on the earlier jeeps (not your 01) but i'm not positive

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