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Old 01-09-2009, 04:21 PM   #1
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Rubicon Express 3.5" standard lift

does anybody have any experience with this lift rather than the super flex? If I got this one, I'd still use the RE Monotube shocks. so the total cost would be the same as the superflex w/o shocks. If I got this rather than the 2" BB I'd go with 33x12.5" tires.

I'm not planning on doing serious wheelin and it's my DD.

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never owned it but im sure you will be happy with any RE kit you buy...their products are top notch and very complete

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Old 01-09-2009, 04:59 PM   #3
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With the standard kit, you'll REALLY want to get new track bar for the front. The standard kit will want you to re-drill the mounting location on the axle side of the stock track bar. Plus the RE springs are under rated on their height. The 3.5" springs are more like 4.25"... and stock control arms at that height are pretty much at their limits.

You are probably trying to do this budget wise right? In that case, you might want to reconsider doing a 2" BB and a 1" body lift.



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Top notch yes... complete, NO.
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I think the difference is that the standard kit comes without the control arms.

You will have a problem at that height with drive line vibrations and may have to drop your tx case and/or install a body lift and motormount lift. You might have to go so far as to do a SYE/CV drive shaft to get rid of them. If you do that, you'll need adjustable control arms to change the orientation of the differential and the angle of the drive shaft.
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you could go rough country 2.5 with the 1.25 body lift.its like $400 i think and you could fit 33's
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you could go rough country 2.5 with the 1.25 body lift.its like $400 i think and you could fit 33's

R/C over a R/E???? stop it... thats like saying i would rather have a 87 honda over a rubi
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R/C over a R/E???? stop it... thats like saying i would rather have a 87 honda over a rubi
im just throwin the options out there
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R/C over a R/E???? stop it... thats like saying i would rather have a 87 honda over a rubi
Hey! dont knock the 87 honda, i have a 87 crx as my dd and the tj for fun. i think its a hell of a one two punch. lol

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