Rubicon lift height. - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 03-21-2019, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
voltquad
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 252
Rubicon lift height.

A Rubicon supposedly has a 2 inch lift over a standard Wrangler, if I put a 2.5 inch lift onto a Rubicon will it net me 2.5 inches or only 0.5 inches of additional lift?

voltquad is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 03-22-2019, 09:35 AM
kittenmittens
Member
 
kittenmittens's Avatar
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Charlotte
Posts: 187
if the Rubicon is 2 inches higher then you would only gain .5" out of a 2.5" lift kit

05 Rubicon 6" lift 35x12.5 BFG KM2
15 Rubicon Unlimited Hard Rock 2.5" lift 35x12.5 BFG KO2
kittenmittens is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 03-23-2019, 08:36 AM
JIMBOX
Registered User
 
JIMBOX's Avatar
2018 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NORCAL/NORNV
Posts: 7,561
Come on guys, the JL RUBICON ISN'T 2' higher than the SPORT/SAHARA--

The RUBICON will be 1/2" to 1" higher because of larger issue TIRES and COILS-- the RUBICON front fenders have a 2" height advantage over the other JL/JLU JEEPS-

W.E.

JIMBO

Firecracker Red 2dr RUBICON--2018
Stinger Yellow 2016 RAM/Hemi/8spd auto 4x4

--YA GOTTA HAVE CLASS--
JIMBOX is offline  
 
post #4 of 6 Old 03-25-2019, 07:55 AM
WXman
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 3,618
I agree with Jimbo. I have a 2.5" lift on my Sport and it sits way higher than a Rubicon.

Plus, the fenders on a Rubi are the high clearance ones. It's an optical illusion.

The tires are virtually the same between the two at 32.25" for Rubi and 32.00" for Sport/Sahara.

Current Jeep: '18 JLUS

Prior Jeeps/trucks/cars: Too many to list
WXman is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 03-25-2019, 12:48 PM
yjoe
Registered User
 
yjoe's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: sturgis
Posts: 37
Rubicon and sport have the same suspension. Rubicon has higher flares and larger tires. I saw a guy online trying to sell the stock suspension from a new rubicon claiming if you installed it on a sport you would gain lift. Haha man if someone bought that they would be pissed

Sent from my LM-Q610(FGN) using Tapatalk
yjoe is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 03-26-2019, 08:01 AM Thread Starter
voltquad
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 252
Thanks for all the info. I wheel in my WK so I don't know much about the specifics of the JL, but I'm going to be helping my buddy lift his 2 door Rubicon JL in a couple of weeks and am trying to get the facts straight.

The plan is go with a Rock Krawler 2.5 inch lift (Not sure which one). Falcon shocks (I think that's them). New drive shafts. A bit more under armor and stronger rock rails, and new wheels to allow enough space to fit 37x12x17's (Not sure which tires yet, probably Toyo ATs).
voltquad is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Brand New 05-10 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK) OR Commander (XK) 2.25in Lift kit superheady Suspension Parts 3 12-18-2018 10:40 PM
Why might my ride be so stiff? xUmbra XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 33 12-12-2018 07:40 AM
There's hope! The off the shelf Cherokee KL lift! remmons KL Cherokee 2014 & up 73 06-12-2018 07:34 PM
98 xj which shocks? rubicon17 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 6 05-06-2018 09:02 AM
Call me stupid, tell me I didn't search the threads-too bad I did. AAl vs RLS HornedFrogHooah XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 23 04-24-2010 12:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome