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Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ

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Product Information

MSRP: $1,200.00
Average Price: $678.09
Manufacturer: Rubicon Express
Yes: 23 / No: 0

4" stndard lift kit for YJ


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Bottle_Diver's Reviews
03-15-2013, 02:47 AM
Price: $800.00
Pros: Great springs
Cons: None I can think of
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This is my first lift and despite not being able to compare it to others I like the RE 4"

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Benzfrd's Reviews
02-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Price: $845.00
Pros: Alot of lift
Cons: Instruction were half ass
Recommended? Yes

Comments: The lift was fairly easy to install but the directions needed more and I think the part could have been made to fit better. Some pieces needed moding and or new things added

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Curlnizzle's Reviews
09-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Price: $819.99
Pros: Fairly easy to install. Havn't had long enough to see how it flex's and holds up.
Cons: Doesn't come with all new hardware. You have to reuse alot of the bolts that are on the jeep already.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Took me 3 days to install at about 8 hours a day. This was just me and one other person with all hand tools and nothing to lift the jeep up with other than a tiny jack, small jack stands and 2 cinder blocks. It came with everything that you need. I love the sway bar disconnects, they are extremely easy to take on and off. I hated how alot of it didn't come with new hardware (nuts and bolts). I had to reuse alot of nuts and bolts. The stock screw that holds on the sway bars will mash the bushing bad and cut it. I had to make a trip to lowes to buy a bolt and washer to get around this. The break line extensions it comes with make you disconnect the previously used bracket (in itself is a nightmare due to screw location) and doesn't come with another one. So you'll have to fabricate your own or screw it into somewhere else.

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PTJeep4's Reviews
04-04-2012, 12:24 AM
Price: $650.00
Pros: Great ground clearance on a budget.
Cons: I know jeeps are rough, this suspension is true to that!
Recommended? Yes

Comments: .

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ArmyVet717's Reviews
08-17-2011, 11:57 AM
Price: $1.00
Pros: Nice solid coils!
Cons: Non
Recommended? Yes

Comments: What can I say. They were free and they gave me a good lift!

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Lusty's Reviews
10-20-2010, 12:00 AM
Price: $800.00
Pros: good ride and flex
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Kits is a combination of rubicon coils and pro comp shocks but seems great so far for hunting and exploring.

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yoda604's Reviews
04-01-2010, 01:57 PM
Price: $100.00
Pros: It's lifted
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Came with the jeep. what else can I say, but it's lifted and I like it.

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LaughingStock's Reviews

11-04-2009, 03:20 PM
Price: $720.00
Pros: Ride quality gives solid feedback to the driver without being harsh.
Cons: Installation instructions leave a lot to be desired if someone is new to doing their own work. Requires re-use of much of the old hardware.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Overall, this system is well worth the money. It is definitely a budget minded lift in that it requires the re-use of much of the old hardware. That being said, it includes all the high-wear essentials like bushings and even some higher end perks like a stainless steel brake line extension and spring eyes with military wrap.
The ride is great by my standards, but I like a solid feeling suspension. It provides very good feedback to the driver and reduces a lot of the "buckboard" feel that is inherent to fully leaf sprung vehicles.
While a slip yoke eliminator kit is listed by Rubicon Express as optional for this kit, I would highly recommend planning on doing one as soon as possible after lifting your vehicle.
All in all having the opportunity to do it over again, I would still purchase this kit.

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Youngelliott's Reviews
11-02-2009, 10:17 PM
Price: $819.99
Pros: It looks great
Cons: Very Stiff
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I am not an experienced off trail driver. So I am not quite sure how my suspension should ride.

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Tallanasty's Reviews
09-28-2009, 06:54 PM
Price: $650.00
Pros: More than 4" of total lift, great flex so far
Cons: Took a while to break in
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Rubicon Express did a great job with this lift. It is the most complete kit for the price. It started off with a very stiff ride, but has since gotten more comfortable.

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rodneyt's Reviews
06-02-2009, 11:57 PM
Price: $800.00
Pros: great for the average joe
Cons: i want bigger
Recommended? Yes

Comments: not realy sure about it it came with it when i got it.looks good handles great

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longboardtim's Reviews

01-07-2009, 09:15 AM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $600.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Excellent kit, very flexible and rides great on the road. The kit was very easy to install.


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letitloose06's Reviews

01-05-2009, 09:30 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $750.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great lift kit. Rides a little rough, but that is to be expected with leaf springs and a short wheelbase. Easy to install, very complete kit.

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gfortier's Reviews

11-13-2008, 12:40 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $1,200.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: everything was great the lift looks fantastic. i had problems with my front brake line extensions they are hard line extensions and my old lines were rusted to crap. so i had to replace all the new lines and purchased sky jacker soft line extensions for 200$. the other problem i had was for the rear leafs maybe the stock shackles were'nt long enough but i had to slightly compress the springs to have them fit in. as well as the rear shocks i had to fabricate new bottom mounting brakets for the shocks as the old bracket would not allow my shocks to fit cause the axle was in the way


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joe's_yj's Reviews

09-16-2008, 09:16 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $700.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: bouncy, crappy shocks rust fast. needs separate spring rates for front and rear

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SEZARO21's Reviews

08-27-2008, 10:25 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $540.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This lift is great. The 4" lift actually netted me 6" of lift. The springs ride smooth and reallt flex out on the trails.

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jeepmanfabz's Reviews

07-28-2008, 03:57 AM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $500.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Front flex is decent. Love the rear flex though. Probably should've went with the 4.5 Xtreme duty.


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93jeepREDSOX's Reviews

07-19-2008, 01:40 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $800.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Gave me room to put 33's, though the directions could have been better. Netted me more than four inches of lift also.

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1993yjrenegade's Reviews

05-06-2008, 09:55 PM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $750.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I need not boast about these springs. These have the best ride money can buy.

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bwknight04's Reviews

05-05-2008, 09:26 AM
Rubicon Express 4" standard kit YJ
Price: $800.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Quick and easy to install. Complete instructions. Rides great and good flex.

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