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05-14-2013 07:50 PM
UnlimitedLJ04
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Originally Posted by Noish View Post
I have the Rubicon Express and it has plenty of room between it and my diff cover. Figured I'd point that out since so many people have been worried about them hitting
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Originally Posted by thgr8alex View Post
X2 again lol, i have RE as well and its got plenty of room. No worries about it hitting diff
so post full bump pictures to prove it. make sure to include bumpstop extension length, control arm lengths and compressed shock length.
05-14-2013 07:47 PM
thgr8alex
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Originally Posted by Noish View Post
I have the Rubicon Express and it has plenty of room between it and my diff cover. Figured I'd point that out since so many people have been worried about them hitting
X2 again lol, i have RE as well and its got plenty of room. No worries about it hitting diff
05-14-2013 07:21 PM
Noish I have the Rubicon Express and it has plenty of room between it and my diff cover. Figured I'd point that out since so many people have been worried about them hitting
05-14-2013 07:14 PM
thgr8alex X2 on the adjustable track bar. Do it right the first time amd wont have to worry about it failing later on. JKS and Rubicon Express are both good ones
05-14-2013 06:54 PM
Noish
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Originally Posted by mountkenneth View Post

I'll be sure to do my homework, but as of right now, the price is right, the product is right, and the reviews are right. I think this is the kit for me.

Another question, will I need any other accessories such as steering stabilizer, etc. there are suggested things on the site, and I was wondering if I should look into getting those too. Also, is the Nitro injected upgrade ($35) worth it?
I upgraded the shocks but only because it was a free upgrade promo. I heard it wasn't worth it at the time and if I'd had to pay I would not have.
I didn't upgrade the steering stabilizer and the last year has been good. I've been wondering if one would improve the "feel" to closer to stock, but I don't know... I would definitely get an adjustable track bar though
05-12-2013 11:01 PM
SuicideSaints Rubicons come with 4.10 from the factory. There are some people that regear to 4.56 others just stay the same and deal with it. It is all about what you are willing to drive with.
05-12-2013 10:19 PM
mountkenneth Bump
05-11-2013 11:11 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by Wattapunk View Post
OP, keep in mind that going with 33's may require re-gearing depending on your current setup.(eng/trans/gears)
I have a Rubi, so if what I'm thinking is right, the rubi's upgraded gear ratio will allow 33"s. is that correct?
05-10-2013 05:44 PM
Wattapunk OP, keep in mind that going with 33's may require re-gearing depending on your current setup.(eng/trans/gears)
05-10-2013 05:23 PM
mountkenneth Bump

Another question, will I need any other accessories such as steering stabilizer, etc. there are suggested things on the site, and I was wondering if I should look into getting those too. Also, is the Nitro injected upgrade ($35) worth it?
05-09-2013 04:54 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by SuicideSaints View Post
A lot of people have Zone, I personally do not have it but as much as people have it and review it with good comments I would imagine it is what you are looking for. It all comes down to personal preference, you will get mixed reviews in the extreme for both sides. If you just wheel casually you will be fine.
I'll be sure to do my homework, but as of right now, the price is right, the product is right, and the reviews are right. I think this is the kit for me.

Another question, will I need any other accessories such as steering stabilizer, etc. there are suggested things on the site, and I was wondering if I should look into getting those too. Also, is the Nitro injected upgrade ($35) worth it?
05-09-2013 04:52 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by Noish View Post
I have the Zone combo 4.25" and like it. I'm thinking about removing the body lift though because I think my 33x12.50s would look better. It kind of looks like there's too much gap between the fenders and tires with the bodylift.
That is exactly what I was looking for!! Thank you so much. Hopefully I will be ordering it soon. I can't wait!!!
05-09-2013 09:24 AM
SuicideSaints A lot of people have Zone, I personally do not have it but as much as people have it and review it with good comments I would imagine it is what you are looking for. It all comes down to personal preference, you will get mixed reviews in the extreme for both sides. If you just wheel casually you will be fine.
05-09-2013 12:53 AM
Noish I have the Zone combo 4.25" and like it. I'm thinking about removing the body lift though because I think my 33x12.50s would look better. It kind of looks like there's too much gap between the fenders and tires with the bodylift.
05-08-2013 11:06 PM
thgr8alex Zone 4.25 combo sounds like its for you! I run the zone suspension and love it. The 4.25 combo kit is 3 inch suspension along with 1.25 body lift. And only costs about 500
05-08-2013 10:44 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by SuicideSaints View Post
+1 on try not to do more than 1-1.25 of body lift (just a good rule of thumb). 33s are attainable with 3 in total lift. Plus, going with 3in lift the need for a SYE is not as prominent. Watch the t-case and clearances to make sure you do not run into any drive-line vibes.

There are a bunch of threads of lift combos and information on the forums here, I even think there is a pic thread of what different combos of lifts and tires look like. Dig in!!!!!!
So does anybody have any suggestions on which body and suspension lifts from a certain brand that are good quality and relatively inexpensive? If you are running a good one that you like, please share!!
05-08-2013 04:19 PM
SuicideSaints +1 on try not to do more than 1-1.25 of body lift (just a good rule of thumb). 33s are attainable with 3 in total lift. Plus, going with 3in lift the need for a SYE is not as prominent. Watch the t-case and clearances to make sure you do not run into any drive-line vibes.

There are a bunch of threads of lift combos and information on the forums here, I even think there is a pic thread of what different combos of lifts and tires look like. Dig in!!!!!!
05-08-2013 02:29 PM
TJ-GTR Yes, it should work out with the caveat on your rims measurements and tire width.

There are many who have successfully ran with wheel spacers to work out the back spacing issue and there are just as many who have had disastrous results with wheels spacers. I'm in the camp of wheel spacers as being dangerous and unreliable. I've seen my share of wheel spacer disasters. That being said, check all of those things in advance to save yourself a lot of headaches when it comes to your implementation.
05-08-2013 02:23 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by TJ-GTR View Post
You should be able to fit 33s easily with a total of 3 inches of lift. I would stick with a 1 inch body lift. There can be some xfer case shifter issues that could end up costing more $$ if you do - 2inch body lift. I believe there are a few kits that offer 1.25 inch pucks that will do the job fine.

You'll want to check the back spacing on your wheels. 3.75 to 4 inches of backspace is ideal. ( Less is better in this case) Not sure what gear ratio you have but, that may have some impact on performance if you're using this as a daily driver.
So a 1.25" body lift and a 2-3" suspension lift will do the job?
05-08-2013 02:17 PM
TJ-GTR You should be able to fit 33s easily with a total of 3 inches of lift. I would stick with a 1 inch body lift. There can be some xfer case shifter issues that could end up costing more $$ if you do - 2inch body lift. I believe there are a few kits that offer 1.25 inch pucks that will do the job fine.

You'll want to check the back spacing on your wheels. 3.75 to 4 inches of backspace is ideal. ( Less is better in this case) Not sure what gear ratio you have but, that may have some impact on performance if you're using this as a daily driver.
05-08-2013 01:51 PM
mountkenneth
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Originally Posted by Reznor View Post
Don't know about the widening, but 4" lift will look fine with 33's.
Thanks. I think I want 33"s and not 35"s bc they are easier on the engine and it doesn't affect the top speed as much. Thanks for the input!!!!
05-08-2013 01:46 PM
Reznor Don't know about the widening, but 4" lift will look fine with 33's.
05-08-2013 01:41 PM
mountkenneth
Lift help please!!!

I am looking to lift my jeep, but as I am still in high school, I'm on a budget. To maximize cost efficiency, I was thinking about doing a 2" suspension lift, and a 2" body lift. I want the two inch suspension lift so that I can put 33" tires (will these look too small with at four inch lift?), and the 2" body to make it look taller. I also wanted to widen my wheelbase stance by a few inches. What are some suggestions on Lift kits and "Widening" kits that are of respectable quality without a huge price tag. Any comments are appreciated. Thanks!!

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