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Old 03-26-2012, 07:31 PM   #1
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doing my usual browsing of CL and discovered a guy selling all his suspension components off his 2011 Rubi. only had 300 mils on it when it got taken off.
Has shocks, springs and control arms, all for 100 obo.

Heard the stock rubi stuff is pretty decent and I have a bone stock sport. thinking this stuff might be worth snagging for this price.

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Check your spring numbers and then the spring numbers on the Rubi components. If they are the same, you may not get any lift out of the switch. However, the Rubi shocks are better than the Sport stuff. The control arms are the same as far as I know.

IMO, unless you have something like 15/56 springs and the Rubi stuff is at least 18/59, I wouldn't pay $100 for it. Just me.

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doing my usual browsing of CL and discovered a guy selling all his suspension components off his 2011 Rubi. only had 300 mils on it when it got taken off.
Has shocks, springs and control arms, all for 100 obo.

Heard the stock rubi stuff is pretty decent and I have a bone stock sport. thinking this stuff might be worth snagging for this price.
Check your spring rates first.

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Old 03-26-2012, 07:46 PM   #4
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Check your spring rates first.

Post #5: Is it worth it?
Thanks, ill check it out and let you guys know, I sent him an e-mail to check since his # wasnt listed.
so going by that thread I would actually get a slight lift from rubi springs if they are stiffer?
im guessing they will be since I have a base sport without a tow package or anything.
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Thanks, ill check it out and let you guys know, I sent him an e-mail to check since his # wasnt listed.
so going by that thread I would actually get a slight lift from rubi springs if they are stiffer?
im guessing they will be since I have a base sport without a tow package or anything.
Actually, if your stock springs are on the weaker side, you could end up with an inch or two of lift. Pretty good upgrade, for the $$, if it works out.

This is a daggo approved mod, by the way...fairly sure he was the pioneer of this. If not, he at least got in on the ground floor.
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Actually, if your stock springs are on the weaker side, you could end up with an inch or two of lift. Pretty good upgrade, for the $$, if it works out.

This is a daggo approved mod, by the way...fairly sure he was the pioneer of this. If not, he at least got in on the ground floor.
nothing changed between 2011 and 2012 right? and he didnt say it was an unlimited so im assuming its a 2 door if that matters
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nothing changed between 2011 and 2012 right? and he didnt say it was an unlimited so im assuming its a 2 door if that matters
No difference between '11 and '12.
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nothing changed between 2011 and 2012 right? and he didnt say it was an unlimited so im assuming its a 2 door if that matters
It does matter. It's less likely he has a higher spring rate if it's a 2 door. IMO you should always just buy the stiffest springs right from an online Mopar dealer since they are so inexpensive. The Rubicon shocks are worthwhile.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:12 PM   #9
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It does matter. It's less likely he has a higher spring rate if it's a 2 door. IMO you should always just buy the stiffest springs right from an online Mopar dealer since they are so inexpensive. The Rubicon shocks are worthwhile.
I was talking about from a fitment standpoint on the unlimited part. That makes sense though that the unlimited would have better spring rates. Hopefully he will get back to me soon. If they are stiffer I think it will be worth the 100 bucks just to get those and the better shocks. I mean with 300 miles they are pretty much new
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checked my springs and I have 14/55's so I doubt it the rubi's could be any worse than that
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^^haha. Yelp. I don't think they're going to be any lower than that.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:18 PM   #12
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Talked to the guy today, he was at work and couldn't check the spring rates.
They are off a JKUR and it has a tow package so they should e quite a bit stiffer than what I have.
100 bucks for rubi shocks and a 1 inch or so lift should be worth it I think
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looking forward to seeing how it works out. I am a big fan of utilizing OEM pieces from better vehicles to enhance your rig.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:59 PM   #14
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Picked them up just now, the springs are 18/59's.
going to get a teraflex leveling kit with them. so that plus upgrading from 14/55's should be a pretty nice increase.
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doing my usual browsing of CL and discovered a guy selling all his suspension components off his 2011 Rubi. only had 300 mils on it when it got taken off.
Has shocks, springs and control arms, all for 100 obo.

Heard the stock rubi stuff is pretty decent and I have a bone stock sport. thinking this stuff might be worth snagging for this price.
EDIT- Saw you just got the springs. Nevermind
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EDIT- Saw you just got the springs. Nevermind
I got everything that came off, springs, shocks, control arms, brake lines, sway bar links. only think im using will be the shocks and springs though
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Interesting, glad that worked out for you. I guess I should post up my stuff on CL in case it can help someone else out locally. I have all the parts of my '12 Unlimited JKUR with tow package in a box stored in the garage with around 500 miles on them. Even a front driveshaft. I wouldn't mind getting $100 for all of it and having someone get something good out of it.
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picture of my 11 jk sport after swapping 14/55 for 18/59. i'm running 285/70/17 tires on 17x8.5 wheels w/4.7bs. gained almost 1 1/2 inch lift. perfect for me.
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picture of my 11 jk sport after swapping 14/55 for 18/59. i'm running 285/70/17 tires on 17x8.5 wheels w/4.7bs. gained almost 1 1/2 inch lift. perfect for me.
awesome thanks for the pics! im going to do a leveling kit at the same time I do it.

Really love the stance, getting flares and new wheels and tires as well when I install it all.

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