Best suspension options for JL Rubicon Unlimited

  1. Nox69

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    Sup folks!

    I tried to find my answer by myself before create a topic but i don't see anything specifics,

    I would like to change the suspension of my JL Unlimited Rubicon, i'm looking at AEV, Teraflex, Fabtech and now i read some good things with MetalCloack, with like 2.5" to 3" lift, here in Quebec the legal onroad it's 3" lifts... Sad thing!

    I'm doing mainly high-road and rock climbing so i want a good drive feeling on highway and a ready to go rock climbing, with great performance, i have around a 1k6 to 2k2 budgets, but if missing some hundreds to get something great, i can add, and i don't want to change the suspension 2 years after cause the shock had a problem and bla bla bla, i want something reliable!

    Let me know your feedback :)

    Thanks!
     
  2. oceanblue2019

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    Take a look at Rancho. Really good quality products and they stand behind them. They also are widely available in Canada.

    They offer a JLUR 2.5" lift kit with all you need; and if budget allows also pickup their front/rear track bars and you will be set and very very happy.
     
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    Nox69

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    I will take a look at Rancho then, i didn't hear much about them, thank you oceanblue2019
     
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    Are they going off nominal or actual lift? And if the latter how would they know "before" height?

    There's a good chance some 2.5" lifts will give you more than that - perhaps something to consider if you risk making your vehicle "illegal"
     
  5. Arterius2

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    I’m going Rancho myself because that is the only decent suspension that is actually affordable.
     
  6. Pressurized

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    The Rancho kits are an excellent choice. We lift a lot of JL's and have used quite a few kits... The other kit that we like a lot is the Teraflex ST2 with Falcon shocks. We started off using the Mopar kits but too many issues with the front springs. If someone still wants the Mopar kit, we use the RK spring pads...
     
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    Actually they don't look at that that much, except if you doing stupid things on the road probably sure they will look further in the modifications, my JK was out the limit and i didnt had any problem with them :)

    Thanks folks, i will look in Rancho or Teraflex with falcons too!
     
  8. Bearman95

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    I like the Mopar 2 inch lift, it’s been trouble free for me on my Rubicon. Great on road and off-road.
     
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    There’s also Ikon Vehicle Dynamics, Metalcloak, Dynatrac and Maximus-3.
     
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    I run the Rancho 2 in sport lift on my JLUR. I also use the Rancho 9000 series adjustable shocks. The ride is smooth and it flexes well. I have zero complaints. The install instructions were also great. I am running 37 in tires also.20190408_114016.jpg 20190308_182233.jpg
     
  11. Johnny2018

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    Winornz what wheels are those? They look good on your ride.
     
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    Any rubbing at full articulation?
     
  14. JimLee

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    Rock Krawler lifts are excellent quality also.
     
  15. Jeep Dude

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    For the sake of the my upcoming question to you, if we discount the Mopar front spring binding issue, and assume that their new batch has been corrected, lol, in your humble opinion, which 2-2.5 lift suspension for the JL, on 37’s, and 17in wheels, will offer the most compliant ride, in a part of the world where our streets and highways have the most potholes and number of small bumps, but still be very good rock crawling?
     
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