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post #1 of 11 Old 05-10-2002, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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Rubicon...Pros and Cons

I been reading a lot about the Rubicon Express lifts and everyone seems to like them. I don't have a lot of money, but I found the 3.5" lift for $569 at <a href="http://www.offroadtoystore.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=OTS&Product_Cod e=RE7002" target="_blank">Off-Road Toys- Rubicon Express 3.5" Lift</a>. Does that have everything I would need for 33x12.50x15? I'm not sure if it worth the extra $150 over a SuperLift 4" at <a href="http://www.superlift.com/jeep.htm" target="_blank">SuperLift 4" Lift</a>. Let me know what you think. I have tried looking at different lifts but I keep coming back to the SuperLift.


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post #2 of 11 Old 05-10-2002, 12:49 PM
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial"><strong>The RUBICON EXPRESS Wrangler 3.5" standard kit includes everything needed to run up to a 33" tire. Off road performance is outstanding. You can add parts as you need them to suit your style of off-roading. This kit can easily be transformed into a 4.5" or 3.5" "Superflex" kit without throwing anything away. EACH KIT INCLUDES: Front coils, rear coils, 4 shocks, extended end links (front and rear), rear track-bar relocation bracket, extended bump stops and a transfer case lowering kit.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">great ride. great offroad. easily upgradeable. the DT3000's are a great shock. good company. yes, 33x12.50 will be fine.

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Whoa there, Mr. Bill!!! I didn't mean for it to be like that. I'm just new and had a friend who knows a little about jeeps tell me that the SuperLift would work. I'm actually really thinking about the Rubicon 3.5" Standard b/c I don't need the extra off-road abilities b/c I live in Florida. But, my question is now, with my stock 15x8 rims, are the tires going to stay under the fender flares? I don't know if I want them outside the wheel well. Let me know.

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post #4 of 11 Old 05-14-2002, 02:32 PM
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That was a bit harsh Mr. Bill. He did ask a legitimate question.

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Hey Bill leave the venting in the tow hooks thread.

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I didn't realize that Bill. Sorry bout that comment of mine.

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I didn't see the other posts as well, but I have noticed a few people rather than hitting reply have been starting new threads. Juts trying to keep the peace, don't wanna scare off the newbies.

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Yeah B, leave it for the tow hook mounting sec.......hey wait a second.
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It's just an example of what a friend of mine that instals lifts for a liveing has told me for years "You can't tell people anything". people think what they read in magazines is the gospel.

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You can say that again Patton used to be one of them myself.

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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial"> people think what they read in magazines is the gospel </font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">That's why I come here...
Asking questions with those who have personal experience is a whole lot easier than trying to talk to a magazine...
Plus they've "been there and done that", so I get to learn from other people's mistakes (as to not make them myself)

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