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Unread 05-20-2010, 05:08 PM   #16
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for 6K you better be going with a clayton long arm kit with some 35-37" tires and beadlocks!
I went 3" teraflex, front and rear tflex drive-shafts, tflex front and rear upper and lower flex arms, 35 nitto trail grapplers, 17x9 eagle alloys, and superchips

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Unread 05-20-2010, 05:58 PM   #17
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So what would you guys recommend for a decent 3" or 4" lift?


Ideally I wanna be about were this guy has his jeep





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he said he has the RE 2" BB & 33's on 15's, I have no idea what that means.
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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:45 PM   #18
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that means rubicon express 2" budget boost lift and 33" tires on 15" rims. i would reccomend a zone 3" lift with 35" bfg km2's. also fill out your profile so we know what your starting with. if you need help just ask.
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2006 Rubicon unlimited, silver. 5.5" long arm lift. 35" BFG KM2's on 15" black steelies. skidrow steering skid and radiator skid . LOD rear bumper with tire carrier. Flowmaster 44 exhaust. .CB with tuffy Overhead storage . Offroad lights in bumpers front and rear plus 2 more on the winch hoop.
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Unread 05-20-2010, 10:43 PM   #19
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that means rubicon express 2" budget boost lift and 33" tires on 15" rims. i would reccomend a zone 3" lift with 35" bfg km2's. also fill out your profile so we know what your starting with. if you need help just ask.
I don't have a jeep yet, I am trying to decide between a X and a rubi, I have never really 4X4'd before so I wanna get the right truck for some light off roading, I don't wanna get the rubi and find out after a month of having it that the X would have been more then enough jeep for me.
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Unread 05-21-2010, 12:13 PM   #20
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the X is more than capable for the kind of offroading your doing. it all depends on the setup and what you plan on doing. i have an X and ive been able to do all the stuff ive wanted to do as far as offroading. i even had an easier time on things that people with rubies were struggling with. basically what it boils down to is you can have the best rig out there but if you cant wheel it then it does you know good. offroading is one of those things that the drivers skill goes a very long way. but i will tell you this if two drivers had the same skills and one was driving the X and the other a rubie the rubie is better hands down. the ruby has a stronger front axle, lockers, electric swaybar disco's and better tires. the choice is yours but if you dont plan to change much but want to have a capable rig then i would buy the ruby if you can afford it. i have plans to build my X so the extra money wasnt worth it for me. good luck and let us know what you do.
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Unread 05-21-2010, 02:14 PM   #21
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the X is more than capable for the kind of offroading your doing. it all depends on the setup and what you plan on doing. i have an X and ive been able to do all the stuff ive wanted to do as far as offroading. i even had an easier time on things that people with rubies were struggling with. basically what it boils down to is you can have the best rig out there but if you cant wheel it then it does you know good. offroading is one of those things that the drivers skill goes a very long way. but i will tell you this if two drivers had the same skills and one was driving the X and the other a rubie the rubie is better hands down. the ruby has a stronger front axle, lockers, electric swaybar disco's and better tires. the choice is yours but if you dont plan to change much but want to have a capable rig then i would buy the ruby if you can afford it. i have plans to build my X so the extra money wasnt worth it for me. good luck and let us know what you do.
Is your Jeep for sale on CL? I swear there is one close to hear that sounds just like yours for like 11,900... I think its a scam..
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Unread 05-23-2010, 06:35 AM   #22
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yea stay away from those kind of dealerships. 2K is outrageous. The one by me said your better off doing it yourself. A lot cheaper. The only difference between lifts as said before is the disconnects up front on the rubi don't get changed(if you get a lift with the new sway bar links)


I went with the BDS 3" with the quick disco's and love it(great warranty). It's a little softer of a ride than stock not bad until I trailer something. I like the stiffer ride for that.

It was $750 I put it on myself in about 12 hours and a 12 pack.
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Unread 05-23-2010, 07:54 AM   #23
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Is your Jeep for sale on CL? I swear there is one close to hear that sounds just like yours for like 11,900... I think its a scam..
nope not mine. it does sound like a scam at 11,900. unless it has alot of damage or really high milledge its probably a scam.
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