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Old 12-02-2009, 08:04 PM   #1
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Lift kits????

I OWN A 2003 JEEP WRANGLER X. IN JAN IM BUYING A LIFT BUT I DONT KNOW WHAT ONE TO GO WITH THE THREE IM LOOKING AT ARE:

1) 5.5" TJ Tri-Link Suspension System by Rubicon Express

2) 6" Long Arm Performance Suspension System by Full Traction

3) 6" Rock Ready™ Suspension System by Skyjacker[/COLOR]

WHAT DO YOU THINK? IS ANYONE RUNNIING THIS KINDS OF SET UPS? IF YOU GOT SOME PICS SEND THEM.

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Old 12-02-2009, 08:08 PM   #2
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I would only buy the Rockkrawler long arm suspension. It´s available in 5.5" or 7".
Rock Krawler Suspension, Inc.

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Old 12-06-2009, 01:16 AM   #3
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Hey thanks i will look in to them.
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:34 AM   #4
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I'd recommend looking into the Rock Krawler and others . . . I wouldn't even consider SkyJacker and with RE's issues with bushings and FT's issues with customer service, I'd look for other options . . . especially if you are comfortable with the price range of the FT and RE, you'll be able to find better quality for the same price, by getting away from the big names.
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:35 AM   #5
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:38 AM   #6
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Hey can anyone help me. if you know something better please let me know. and if anyone has these lifts on the TJ please let me know how they flex ride on the road and offroad.
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:42 AM   #7
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Rock Krawler HANDS DOWN - the simplest and toughest kits there are.

The RK 5.5 kit is plenty tall enough for 35" tires. It's a 3-link front and triangulated 4-link rear. All the control arms are 2" SOLID stock, not tube.

You will also need some kind of Slip Yoke Eliminator kit and a CV type rear drive shaft to correct the drive line angles in the rear.
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Old 12-06-2009, 04:00 AM   #8
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Triple Threat Long Arm Suspension System by Rock Krawler OR X-Factor Plus Comp Suspension System by Rock Krawler

which one is better?
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Old 03-10-2010, 04:07 PM   #9
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whats the advantages of the x facotor?
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As far as I can tell, the X-Factor kits are 3-link front w/ panhard while the Triple Threat is a 4-link front w/ panhard. Pretty much the same kit, except for the one extra upper front arm with the Triple Threat kit. The advantage to using 4 arms in the front with the panhard is the distribution of force over the 4 arms vs just 3. The 3-link front will flex a lot more though.
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gotcha. what would you recomend for dd and a weekend krawler? i go in the snow and mud a little too.
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Either. I know lots of guys that run their rig on the road a lot with the 3-link, but having that 4th arm will put a lot less stress on components. I'd run the 4-link if it were me.
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I run a Rock Krawler 4" long arm X-factor system. I researched for over a year before I settled on RK. Excellent components, excellent warranty, excellent people, excellent off road, flexes like mad, awesome on road ride. I just can't say anything bad about it. It is a bullet proof system that just works.

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