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Unread 09-13-2013, 10:56 PM   #1
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Lift question

I am debating between Rubicon Express 4.5 vs Pro Comp Stage II?

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Unread 09-13-2013, 11:00 PM   #2
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Cool story. What is the question?
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Unread 09-13-2013, 11:18 PM   #3
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What are your desired results and planned use?
Why 4 1/2" of lift?
How much are you willing to spend for the desired results?
What is your credit score?

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Unread 09-14-2013, 07:10 AM   #4
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Man..tough crowd. I will be doing a lot of off roading parks. I am basically looking for best product for the price. My price range is 1500-3000
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Unread 09-14-2013, 10:37 AM   #5
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Then you can afford a 1.5 to 3 in lift...a 4.5 in lift is extreme and a "rule of thumb" is 1k per inch if done "properly." Keep in mind you only need about 2.5 in to run 35s on a JK...
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Unread 09-14-2013, 11:02 AM   #6
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X2^^ 4.5" not really required unless Xtreme wheeling and then you'll be looking in the $4500-5000 for a proper lift.
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