Rubiwho's 2014 JKU Rubicon Build - Page 3 - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Build Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-02-2014, 10:05 PM   #61
Jeeper
 
Sucker Punch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 1,908
Looks awesome Rubiwho! I know I have talked to you about the AEV lift before on another thread, but are you still happy with the 3.5 lift with the 37's or do you wish you had gone with the 4.5"?

__________________
Sucker Punch (aka Joel Bpro) Current Jeeps:
2014 Granite JKU Rubicon Half Doors
Granite Thread
1984 Blue CJ7
- Project...

Sucker Punch is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-04-2014, 01:00 AM   #62
Jeeper
 
Rubiwho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sucker Punch View Post
Looks awesome Rubiwho! I know I have talked to you about the AEV lift before on another thread, but are you still happy with the 3.5 lift with the 37's or do you wish you had gone with the 4.5"?
Thanks, I am happy but my next lift will be the 3.5 Metalcloak with 6 pack shocks or a coil over kit. I love the AEV 3.5 I just can't get the 4.5 in my garage, only reason I went 3.5". I cut the fenders and all is good with the clearance. I want to add the control arms now, which AEV doesn't have, so I have to spend another $1000 for those. I still think AEV is great, I'm just starting to push my jeep harder so I want arms that will hold up better than stock. So AEV lift + control arms = Metalckoak. To answer your question, yes, I would still recommend AEV.

__________________
Check out my build thread...
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f118/ru...ld-310945.html
Rubiwho is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-18-2014, 08:16 PM   #63
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
jayru234's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Staten Italy
Posts: 19
Images: 4
Love the build I was considering these wheels for my jeep but was concerned with how far our the wheels stick out can you provide a pick showing how flush the tires sit with fenders...thanks
__________________

10AJKRU
jayru234 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-18-2014, 09:59 PM   #64
Jeeper
 
Rubiwho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by jayru234 View Post
Love the build I was considering these wheels for my jeep but was concerned with how far our the wheels stick out can you provide a pick showing how flush the tires sit with fenders...thanks
I'll take one tomorrow and get it up, the only issue is I have cut my fenders so the will appear to stick out more. Most aftermarket wheels you'll find have 4.5" of back spacing and will stick out more than these. These wheels have 4.63" so they will sit closer in and tighter inside the wheel well. Smaller or less the back spacing size/ number the further out they will stick. This is the best pick I have before the fenders were cut.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2020477712.jpg
Views:	118
Size:	156.7 KB
ID:	886834  
__________________
Check out my build thread...
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f118/ru...ld-310945.html
Rubiwho is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-19-2014, 10:17 AM   #65
Jeeper
 
erazer72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: west hartford, CT
Posts: 61
amazing build.... just curious, how tall is your jeep now at its highest point?
erazer72 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-21-2014, 12:15 PM   #66
Jeeper
 
Rubiwho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by erazer72 View Post
amazing build.... just curious, how tall is your jeep now at its highest point?
Sits about 6 1/2ft (78 inches +/- a half inch) with the soft top. Hard top is about an inch lower.
__________________
Check out my build thread...
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f118/ru...ld-310945.html
Rubiwho is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 12-12-2014, 07:31 AM   #67
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 34
Any updates? Love this jeep - just ordered my LOD bumpers

trekguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:36 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC