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malkman 02-03-2011 05:37 PM

rubicon 3.5 express lift
i bought the rubicon 3.5 express lift for my 2 dr 2010 wrangler but was wondering what people thought who have this lift. Planning on putting on 33". Was wondering if people had drive shaft problems etc w this lift as well.
Thanks for any insight.

tuff2010 02-03-2011 05:46 PM

Depends on what you use your jeep to do... If you plan on trails or rocks you might want to look at a drive shafts ...just to start, but its not needed right now..

The problem that is caused when you lift a 2 dr JK is the drastic increase in pinion angles
On the front what eats the drive shaft is when you flex it comes down , hits the cross member and eats the rubber boot, then its a down hill degrade till you need to replace it, and its also the pinion angles, the stock drive shafts run a style of CV boot design and are really not designed to work at these angles. Thus replacing them with standard u-joint style drive shafts will get you optimum life .....

But like all thing Jeeps are always a work in progress and you can upgrade along the way..

J.H. 02-03-2011 09:09 PM

What is the maximum lift for a 2dr if i don't have $ for .... more upgrades?

rics1997 02-03-2011 09:41 PM


Originally Posted by j.h. (Post 1032798)
what is the maximum lift for a 2dr if i don't have $ for .... More upgrades?

2 1/2"

KidRock171 02-03-2011 09:52 PM

Rough country has a nice 2.5 for 300$

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