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Old 02-11-2014, 11:13 AM
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Small lift installed 2days ago. Rocky road outfitter and 2014 rubicon rims with 12 miles on the Bfg mt ta.
I know those rims must be 5x5's to fit, but what rim diameter are those?
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:30 AM
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I know those rims must be 5x5's to fit, but what rim diameter are those?
17. I needed more ketters
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:46 AM
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17. I needed more ketters
ketters?
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ketters?
Letters sorry
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:18 PM
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Cool I think I'll be doing the comparable RC lift with the all-metal construction here soon.
Yup that's a good choice, that's what I'm running. This is what it looks like...
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:21 PM
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Yup that's a good choice, that's what I'm running. This is what it looks like...
Wow that looks really good! That's just the lift without spacers!? Also props on the wheels; they're badass.

Also, I wondered what my WK would look like with Chrome trim and black (but plastidipped) wheels. I think you might have sold me on it. Which grille do you have? Overland? Or did you plastidip?
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:23 PM
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Wow that looks really good! That's just the lift without spacers!? Also props on the wheels; they're badass.
Thanks man! Yup just the lift without spacers. The wheels are gloss black srt reps, wrapped in all terrain tires.
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Thanks man! Yup just the lift without spacers. The wheels are gloss black srt reps, wrapped in all terrain tires.
What shocks/struts did you go with? Bilstein? Factory? Monroe?
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Wow that looks really good! That's just the lift without spacers!? Also props on the wheels; they're badass.
They look great I agree I don't think he went with spacers though am I wrong josh?
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What shocks/struts did you go with? Bilstein? Factory? Monroe?
Right now I still have my factory shocks on there. It rides perfectly fine. But when they wear out I am going with the Bilstein 5100's. However after doing it I realized maybe I should have done it a little bit differently. Brent if your gonna do it I would look into not getting the rc lift and instead getting the Bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks and struts which will give you a 2" lift. Not sure how they affect suspension travel but you should look into it.
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They look great I agree I don't think he went with spacers though am I wrong josh?
Your right no spacers...
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Right now I still have my factory shocks on there. It rides perfectly fine. But when they wear out I am going with the Bilstein 5100's. However after doing it I realized maybe I should have done it a little bit differently. Brent if your gonna do it I would look into not getting the rc lift and instead getting the Bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks and struts which will give you a 2" lift. Not sure how they affect suspension travel but you should look into it.
From what I understand, the RC lift keeps the feel of factory suspension, which in my case is the Monroe feel. I love the ride the Monroe's give and the fact that they have lifetime warranties and were only installed 30k ago dissuades me from swapping to Bilsteins...especially since Bilstein's are a lot of $$$. I can do the RC lift for $150 shipped...just enough to fit into my career student budget!

Follow-up question though: did you have to shave your top strut bolt for the install? I noticed that it mentions that it might need to be done in the instructions...
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