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Unread 10-30-2013, 09:54 PM   #1
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Rubicon Unlimited: 2 Inch LIft, Stock 32s, and wheel spacers?

Hey There,

I'm going to be buying a 2014 Unlimited Rubicon and am going to get a 2 inch lift installed by the dealer (I know…but I have a good relationship with them and they have honored all warranty work on my past jeeps with mods) and was wondering if I could run 1.5 inch spacers all around without any rubbing.

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Unread 10-30-2013, 10:05 PM   #2
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Yes, you can definitely do that. Your tires will look tiny, but there won't be any threat of rubbing.
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Unread 10-31-2013, 04:48 AM   #3
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I am running that same set up right now....except i do not have wheel spacers....no need for them with stock rubber. Saving for my set of 35's and flat fenders.
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Any chance you could post a pic? Thank you for the reply.
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Unread 10-31-2013, 11:12 AM   #5
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Here's mine. 2.5" up front, 1.75" rear. No spacers

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Unread 10-31-2013, 11:15 AM   #6
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You know the tires don't look small at all…in fact it's proportioned nicely.
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You know the tires don't look small at all…in fact it's proportioned nicely.
Agree, especially with 1 1/2" spacers makes the stock 32s look bigger!
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Unread 10-31-2013, 05:49 PM   #8
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Here's mine. 2.5" up front, 1.75" rear. No spacers

Mine sits the same way only she is Anvil colored. Will try to post a picture once the rain stops.
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Unread 10-31-2013, 07:05 PM   #9
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You know the tires don't look small at all…in fact it's proportioned nicely.
Ya they aren't bad at all really. A tiny bit small looking is person, but I think its a good trade off for how it looks with the extra height
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That would be fantastic!! Thanks!

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Mine sits the same way only she is Anvil colored. Will try to post a picture once the rain stops.
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Unread 11-06-2013, 11:27 PM   #11
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What brand of lift do you have?

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Unread 11-06-2013, 11:43 PM   #12
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It's Rubicon Express. It came with the rubber pucks, bumpstop extensions and shock extensions. You may want to look into one that corrects for geometry as well, it rides quite well, but still feels a bit light at the front. I got this one because I had no time to order in another one before I headed off to Moab, but for a spacer lift it does the trick!
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Unread 11-16-2013, 01:28 PM   #13
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Finally able to snap a few pictures......2" lift and factory 32" BFG's.



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Unread 11-16-2013, 01:54 PM   #14
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Hey Nubs68. With that set up can you run a 285/75/17 basically a 33 on the stock rims without rubbing. I'm looking into doing the same thing.
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Unread 11-16-2013, 06:44 PM   #15
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I am assuming you will need wheel spacers for 285's to handle the width on a stock rim (not 100% certain on that)....as far as room in the fenders for articulation yes you will be fine. I am planning on running flat fenders and 35's in the spring.
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