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Old 05-04-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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How does this Rubi look?

Does it have good equipment on it for sunny day drive to work on the highway days and for the mudding days?

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Old 05-04-2008, 04:00 PM   #2
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it has a hardtop, so it will be harder to take it off for the sunny day drives to work and put it back on when its not sunny, but besides that its the best jeep you can buy for offroading, and it still will have amazing road manners, nevermind the few things they added will make it better offroad, make it look better and still retain the stock ride

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Old 05-04-2008, 04:01 PM   #3
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its alrite.. minus the 3'' body lift
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yeah i didnt see that, you're gonna want to cut down that 3" BL, and get some supension lift o fit those tires, that'll only run you about $300 if you do it the cheapest way possible
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It has the soft-top too...so best of both world there right? What is wrong with 3" Lift? I thought I would want the lift?
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oh nice a soft top too!

yeah you want a lift, but not a body lift that big, you want a suspension lift, the body lift is just pucks between the frame and body, and if they're that long it puts a lot more strain on the bolts and they're only 9 bolts holding you on to the frame so you dont wanna weaken them all!!
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Old 05-04-2008, 07:28 PM   #7
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theres nothing wrong with a 3" BL if its an old 79 Ford or something. On a Jeep, a 3" BL is just I know everyone says it puts strain and whatnot, blah blah blah, but I had a 73 F250 with a 3" BL and hammered the hell out of that truck, never had a prob with the lift. Took the BL out and my brothers stills uses it today in his.
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Old 05-04-2008, 08:01 PM   #8
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so can someone explain a bit more about what kind of lift to get?

I keep reading about 3" lift and 4" lift..how do I know if it is a body lift or a suspension lift?
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on that jeep you can see the seperation between the frame and body, you would want to lose the body life and replace it with suspension lift with is more costly but is, in my opinion the right way to do things, suspension lift will replace your coil springs, shocks, and few other components.
That being said, 18,000 for a rubicon with 26,000 miles on it is a good deal, just start savin to do the lift the right way.
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Old 05-04-2008, 08:45 PM   #10
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Buy it, when you can afford it rip that POS body lift off it and put a real lift on it.
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^^ Ditto.

Buy it, pull the 3" body lift off and replace it with a 1" body lift and you'll be good to go. The price actually looks pretty good despite the body lift. Go for it.
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its alrite.. minus the 3'' body lift
I was just gonna say, that BL look ridiculous, and outrageous.
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I guess I am asking if it is worth getting this Rubi with the additional items added (sans the 3" BL - which I would definately replace with a suspension lift). Here are the added items - are these items good products ?

Black Diamond off road front and rear suspension kit, with steering stabilizer


Sky Jacker Rock-Lock sway bar Package with quick lock


Rock Climber side body molding protection


Warn Winch 9.5TI Model with 9500lb capacity


Custom front and rear bumpers with tow hitch


Safari Air Snorkel


33 inch ProComp Mud Terrain Tires


15 inch Chrome Rims


Pioneer Cd Player with MP3
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i wouldn't complain
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yeah man, it seems like a pretty good deal to me.
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just curious, why would some one even think of putting a 3" BL on a rubi?
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inexperience. some people don't know what they're getting. they think a 3" lift is a 3" lift.
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lol. I hope they realize the difference between spacing the body from the frame and getting longer springs
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I would immediately replace the 3" BL with a suspension lift.
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I guess I am asking if it is worth getting this Rubi with the additional items added (sans the 3" BL - which I would definately replace with a suspension lift). Here are the added items - are these items good products ?

Black Diamond off road front and rear suspension kit, with steering stabilizer


Sky Jacker Rock-Lock sway bar Package with quick lock


Rock Climber side body molding protection


Warn Winch 9.5TI Model with 9500lb capacity


Custom front and rear bumpers with tow hitch


Safari Air Snorkel


33 inch ProComp Mud Terrain Tires


15 inch Chrome Rims


Pioneer Cd Player with MP3

I took all of this into consideration when I said to buy it.
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Huh? Black Diamond off road front and rear suspension kit, with steering stabilizer?

3" bl + suspension lift? Doesnt seem right for 33s. Wonder what suspension lift it has. 2"?
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Huh? Black Diamond off road front and rear suspension kit, with steering stabilizer?

3" bl + suspension lift? Doesnt seem right for 33s. Wonder what suspension lift it has. 2"?
Quit over thinking everything. Regardless of what the Jeep already has on it it is still a good price for the year, model and miles. Everything that's on that Jeep can be unbolted and replaced if he decides he doesn't want it.

Buy it. It's a good price.
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i thought we established that he will go to the bank tomorow lol i'm curious thats why i ask.
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Buy it and give it to me!

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