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Old 06-23-2013, 01:41 PM   #1
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Rubi Spring Swap...Hmmm....

So I've got a 2012 JK Arctic edition. Per my tags, the front shocks are 86 and rear's 88 - so RUBI shocks from what I can tell. However, front springs are 14's and rear are 57's. Would simply swapping springs for a 18/59 or 19/60 combo lift the jeep at all? If so, how much lift can I suspect? Will be trying to shoehorn 33's in the future on her. Instead of going with 2.5" lift, I'm thinking I could get away with simply a spring swap, though I hear the 19/60 combo is pretty brutal for every day travels? Thoughts?

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Old 06-23-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
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So I've got a 2012 JK Arctic edition. Per my tags, the front shocks are 86 and rear's 88 - so RUBI shocks from what I can tell. However, front springs are 14's and rear are 57's. Would simply swapping springs for a 18/59 or 19/60 combo lift the jeep at all? If so, how much lift can I suspect? Will be trying to shoehorn 33's in the future on her. Instead of going with 2.5" lift, I'm thinking I could get away with simply a spring swap, though I hear the 19/60 combo is pretty brutal for every day travels? Thoughts?
Your guess is as good as ours. I have now heard anything from 2.5" to 0". Every Jeep seems to be different... The springs are physically all the same height just the spring rates are different.

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Old 06-23-2013, 01:56 PM   #3
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Your guess is as good as ours. I have now heard anything from 2.5" to 0". Every Jeep seems to be different... The springs are physically all the same height just the spring rates are different.
Strange, I've seen pics of springs side by side and they do appear to be taller the higher the ending number?

Now I am a bit confused...
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:00 PM   #4
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Yeah, those will boost it.

The key is that you have low rates springs on a 2 door. Those can get an inch or more of lift from the higher duty heavy end 4 door springs.

The fact that something is a "rubicon" is irrelevant.
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