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Old 03-13-2011, 10:49 AM   #31
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Mine is an 06 rubicon I just installed the RCD 3" kit with 32" tries. Very complete kit did not need to install the transfer case drop because it's a rubi
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Old 03-13-2011, 12:43 PM   #32
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My brother in outlaw runs the OME and recommends completely. Therefore, I did the opposite and bought a 3" Teraflex kit (Plus) added Bilstien 5100s, adjustable track bar, steering stabilizer, and 6 of 8 CAs. Check 4x4groupbuy.com and call for price on the kit. Still, would have used the OME if I hadn't gone further with the build.

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Old 03-13-2011, 04:28 PM   #33
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Thank you! He decided to stay with the 3" lift. Waiting on it.


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32s will fit great with 1" bumpstop extensions front and 1.25-1.5" rear and no body lift.

I don't know what bumpstop length comes with the RCD kit, but I do know what the OME kit comes with.

The OME kit comes with 20mm bumpstops for the rear, which isn't enough. You need at least 1.25". You can make that difference up with fender washers if you like or buy a 2" bumpstop extension and cut it down by hand. Otherwise the shocks bottom out and the rear track bar relocation bracket will hit the underside of the tub floor. Notice I said nothing about tire size.

Again, tire size is independent of lift height.


stay away from the poly bushings. the poly bushings are my major complaint with the RCD 4" kit, otherwise its pretty complete (the Daystar jounce bumpers are useless so you'd need to get new front bumpstop extensions, needs longer front brake lines, and don't install the drop pitman arm)..., you could always buy the kit and put Rokmen, Clayton or Currie arms on it...then sell the RCD arms...kinda of a waste of time tho, IMHO.
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Old 03-13-2011, 04:31 PM   #34
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Mine is an 06 rubicon I just installed the RCD 3" kit with 32" tries. Very complete kit did not need to install the transfer case drop because it's a rubi
Very cool!! How does it compare to stock? Did you do the install? Besides not needing to install the drop for the transfer case (also a Rubicon), any gotchas?
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Old 03-13-2011, 08:41 PM   #35
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Very cool!! How does it compare to stock? Did you do the install? Besides not needing to install the drop for the transfer case (also a Rubicon), any gotchas?
Thanks. It rides a lot better than stock in my opinion. I did do the lift with the help of a friend get some pb blaster and soak all the bolts a day or so before you do it. the rear track bar bracket takes a little while other than that it's pretty straight forward. Took us about 10 hrs to do. Good luck
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Old 03-14-2011, 10:47 AM   #36
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Sorry for the stupid question... just learning. No need to drop the transfer case if it is a Rubicon because??? What is different from the Rubicon to the normal Wrangler that this step is not required? Again, just trying to learn the why's. Thanks!!
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:50 PM   #37
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you dont need a t-case drop for the rubi being that the average jeep has a np 231 trans case wich has a longer shaft out the rear where as the rubi has a np241 that has a shorter fixed output shaft so you dont need a t-case drop for lifts up to 3"

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