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Old 06-13-2013, 06:29 PM   #31
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try using our vendors....they have smoking deals. i just did 4wp since its like 2 miles from my house. i got my jks discos, exhaust spacers, and the kit for 829.97 otd.

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try using our vendors....they have smoking deals. i just did 4wp since its like 2 miles from my house. i got my jks discos, exhaust spacers, and the kit for 829.97 otd.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:36 PM   #33
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my initial plan for my jk since purchase was just to get take off wheels, and no lift since i never planned to mod. Boy i was wrong.
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my initial plan for my jk since purchase was just to get take off wheels, and no lift since i never planned to mod. Boy i was wrong.
Lol man i tell you what if i had a dollar for every single time i changed my mind as to what i wanna do with this thing it would probably pay for the lift lmao. Now im thinking about just doing a regear first so i can put 35's on and not be a dog lol. I Technically already have a 2" lift. Its just one of the doo coil spacer ones :/
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Not to thread hijack.. But i'm REALLY thinking about RE 3.5 standard.. Any experience here in this thread with this one?
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Old 06-14-2013, 06:48 PM   #36
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^the front trackbar is a plus when going a lil higher than 2.5. With the 3.5, geometry will be altered a lil more... front lowers control arms, and rear uppers may be needed. drive it around first before getting them. also, if planning to go offroad, i would have some extra $$ saved for a front driveshaft if the oem starts to fail. adams driveshaft would be the best bang for the buck.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:11 PM   #37
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Pictures of your jeep before and after? I just ordered the exact same lift, waiting for delivery!
Here's mine before and after:





And with the new 315/70R17 Duratracs:

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And rubicon express sold me. Their shocks are just re labeled bilstein 5100's specially tuned for their springs. Which ive heard great things about.
I wish I would have known this information last week! I just ordered this lift, but I opted to get Rancho 7000 monotube shocks instead because I figured the Rubicon Express shocks were rebranded junk.

D'oh!

What do they mean it's "specially tuned?"
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^compression/rebound characteristics have been altered to match onroad/offroad ride quality to match the re spring rates.
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Old 06-16-2013, 05:07 AM   #40
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I have the same 2.5 RE lift kit.

here is the before and after:
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I have the same 2.5 RE lift kit.

here is the before and after:
Nice! Hows it ride?
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That is nice mtrd
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:25 PM   #43
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It rides perfect, much better than stock.

This is a great lift kit. I replaced the factory bumpers with much heavier bumpers also added winch and side steps and it holds great, I didn't noticed any drop at all.
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It rides perfect, much better than stock.

This is a great lift kit. I replaced the factory bumpers with much heavier bumpers also added winch and side steps and it holds great, I didn't noticed any drop at all.
Yupp my credit cards gonna scream this month lol looks great that lift is mine! Lol
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mine should be in this week. if it comes mon or tues, i'll take a day off to install it. if it comes wed, thurs, or friday...i'll have this weekend to do it. my bank acct is recuperating slowly, but i'm already looking into my next mod whatever that may be.
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I don't mean to HiJack but I had a RE 5.5" Extreme LA lift on my 2006 LJ (Before all the problems RE had) and the lift was excellent! Rubicon Express seems to have come back from their little hiccup and seems to be making quality products again. I am so glad that they are doing better and I hope the best for you with your new RE lift when you get it!
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I don't mean to HiJack but I had a RE 5.5" Extreme LA lift on my 2006 LJ (Before all the problems RE had) and the lift was excellent! Rubicon Express seems to have come back from their little hiccup and seems to be making quality products again. I am so glad that they are doing better and I hope the best for you with your new RE lift when you get it!
thanks. My buddy who really got me into the scene with a prerunner setup has a 99 XJ w/ 6.5 in coils at 300 spring rate. bump stops, high steer track bar w/ RE quick disco w/ ball n pivot hem joints all around. Custom RE Long arm kit w/ transfer case (upgraded diameter of the tubes to handle the whoops). Race runner coil over reservoirs w/ nitrogen and hydrogen gas set at 75psi compression and 45 rebound. Gives 18 in of travel in all 4. all it needs is roll bar 8 point Don and fuel cell.

That RE kit can handle 100db of me screaming at the passenger seat doing 120mph jumps. if the long arm can handle that kind of abuse, i feel confident that it will be more than enough for my JK
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update...i just called 4wp to check status on my order. they said my jks quick disco's are in, as well as my exhaust spacers. the RE 2.5 will take a another week or two to come in. i shouldve ordered from one of our vendors. i waited a month for my last kit that i ordered from 4wp but that was with free install.
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^how do you like it compared to the stock setup?
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Love it! Rides better (tires may also help) and so far seems to be a quality product. I went with the aftermarket exhaust pipe in place of a spacer.. And added stainless steel brake line extensions for piece of mind. Love it though very pleased.
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Love it! Rides better (tires may also help) and so far seems to be a quality product. I went with the aftermarket exhaust pipe in place of a spacer.. And added stainless steel brake line extensions for piece of mind. Love it though very pleased.
Ohhh cant wait to get it lol, think im gonna make one more payment to my card and then bam!
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i can't wait to get mine too. I have 1 more wheeling session this week on stock suspension and have to take the easy routes until mine arrives.

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