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Old 05-28-2011, 08:01 PM   #1
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The OME Kit I refer to is the CJ upgrade and then the YJ kit added to it,
It will still only be a 2.5 " lift, I plan to put a 1 in body lift on with this as well.
I wont be able to flex a true 33" tire but most 3's are 315-32.5 in by tape measure except super swampers,
I like the idea of the lower kit keep it from being tippy and OME is known for ride quality.

The Other is the Rubicon Express Super Duty 4.5 kit, It also utilizes the yj springs in the front, I really dont wont to go to a 4 in lift but I will,
Has anyone else had this decision to make , or who has either of these lifts and are you happy with them

 

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Old 05-28-2011, 08:25 PM   #2
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When I bought my 5 the PO had just installed a RE 4.5 on it and my impression is they are nice quality but too high far a narrow track CJ at least for my taste. The shackle they provide is 5" and I did away with those and now have 3.5" units, I also removed the 2 smallest leaves out of the rear and 1 smallest in front with a result of a nice soft ride(for a CJ) and about 3" to 3-1/2" of lift.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:59 PM   #3
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RE did not make a 4.5 lift and a 2.5 lift, I wish they still had the 2.5 avail

 

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Old 05-31-2011, 07:30 AM   #4
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I have the RE 4.5" on my 83 CJ7, very happy with it. It is a complete package and works well.

 

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Old 06-02-2011, 08:09 PM   #5
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I ordered the CJ to YJ kit and the OME springs from Rocky Road last week for my 7. I don't know what they are now, but they are super stiff. Jeep is new to me and came with brand new 33" BFG AT, which I don't care for.....I want a smaller and narrower tire myself. I doubt I can run the 33's anyway, we shall see.

Supposed to arrive Monday, I'll let ya know what I think of the kit, provided it all arrives. I've come to know their reputation is sketchy at best. I was surprised they had shipped it so quick.

 

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Old 06-02-2011, 09:19 PM   #6
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I ordered the CJ to YJ kit and the OME springs from Rocky Road last week for my 7. I don't know what they are now, but they are super stiff. Jeep is new to me and came with brand new 33" BFG AT, which I don't care for.....I want a smaller and narrower tire myself. I doubt I can run the 33's anyway, we shall see.

Supposed to arrive Monday, I'll let ya know what I think of the kit, provided it all arrives. I've come to know their reputation is sketchy at best. I was surprised they had shipped it so quick.
There will be a market for you BFG's if you decide to sell just don't make my mistake, Bought the Jeep with newer 33" and thought they were too big so I put on new 31" only to decide they were too small for my lift so I sold them and bought 32" BFG MT2.
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There will be a market for you BFG's if you decide to sell just don't make my mistake, Bought the Jeep with newer 33" and thought they were too big so I put on new 31" only to decide they were too small for my lift so I sold them and bought 32" BFG MT2.
I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed.
Actually, I'm glad you told me that because I probably could've made a deal with the local tire place for my 33's. I'm thinking now I won't do that until I'm sure.

Thanks, I think we were both born in the same shed.

 

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