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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:26 AM   #1
Battle
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Thoughts on this 3" lift kit?

Hey guys and gals, I've got a quick question for you as I've never lifted a Jeep before (just a Subaru) and left my former XJ stock. This one however will be different.

What is your opinion on this lift kit? I'm still getting my XJ groove back and heard some solid opinions on Rubicon Express after I was going to purchase a Rough Country kit. I called the "dealership" that sells the kit and was told that this one includes all four shocks.

If I pull the plug, what all will I need addition to complete the lift?

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...n=R%2fERE6025T

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Unread 10-21-2013, 03:23 PM   #2
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The spring rates of RE springs are pretty high. If you don't have a winch you will get closer to 5" of lift with this setup. At 5" lift you probably need an adjustable length tracbar too. Your rear shackle angle will probably be about vertical too. The only way I know of to fix that is with a shackle relocation bracket which also adds a bit to the lift. If you really want just a 3" lift kit I think there are better choices than RE.
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Unread 10-21-2013, 03:36 PM   #3
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JKS adjustable coil spacers and an adjustable trac bar for the front and a decent set of 2 in rear leafs with 1 in shackles. I would look for a used set of adj. lwr cntrl arms also. Most if not all of these parts can be found used for a lot less cash due to most of XJ owners constantly going to bigger and better components.
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