Mopar Lift for the Rubicon 4Xe

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As of this date, only Jeep Mopar has a lift (2 inches) for the Wrangler 4Xe PHEV!
Got it installed and very impressed with the Fox shocks, however, the height increase is very subtle and between the Nitto tires 315/70/17 (34.4 inches) and the lift, I think I gained about 2.5 inches overall. Thoughts?!!!

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Standard spacer lifts work and Rock Krawler’s 3.5 is ready. Several members report 1” from the Mopar on the Rub.
 

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...the height increase is very subtle and between the Nitto tires 315/70/17 (34.4 inches) and the lift, I think I gained about 2.5 inches overall. Thoughts?!!!
My reaction to the lift has been the same as yours. I like the shocks, but am underwhelmed by the 1" increase in ride height. My total gain on my Rubicon, including 37" KO2's was 2.875 rear, 2.5 front.
Lift alone, without tires, was 1.125 rear, 1 front.
 
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My reaction to the lift has been the same as yours. I like the shocks, but am underwhelmed by the 1" increase in ride height. My total gain on my Rubicon, including 37" KO2's was 2.875 rear, 2.5 front.
Lift alone, without tires, was 1.125 rear, 1 front.
I think they’re worried about the front driveshaft, it’s 4 inches longer than a non hybrid Rubicon, and so it will rub on full droop if the height overall exceeds 2.5 inches.
 

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I think they’re worried about the front driveshaft, it’s 4 inches longer than a non hybrid Rubicon, and so it will rub on full droop if the height overall exceeds 2.5 inches.
Droop is limited by shock extension, not lift height. The DS joint clears (just barely) with mine at 28.5 extended.
 
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Standard spacer lifts work and Rock Krawler’s 3.5 is ready. Several members report 1” from the Mopar on the Rub.
I thought long and hard about the spacers, the dealership said absolutely not to get and in fact, they would not install. For warranty purposes, I opted for the mopar lift.
 
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Droop is limited by shock extension, not lift height. The DS joint clears (just barely) with mine at 28.5 extended.
Right on, did you notice the space between the upper and lower bump stops in the front? It’s ridiculous!!!!
 

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Overall, I think it looks really clean/nice! I think it would be more noticeable on a non-Rubi model but still looks good! Im assuming you’re in SoCal? Bay Area here and have narrowed down which shop will do my work, just a matter of when and the $ at this point.

Which tailgate reinforcement did you use?
 
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Overall, I think it looks really clean/nice! I think it would be more noticeable on a non-Rubi model but still looks good! Im assuming you’re in SoCal? Bay Area here and have narrowed down which shop will do my work, just a matter of when and the $ at this point.

Which tailgate reinforcement did you use?
That’s great, you’re going to love the Fox Shocks!
I ordered mine with the Mopar reinforcement and then added the Mopar extension and taillight relocation kit.
 

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I thought long and hard about the spacers, the dealership said absolutely not to get and in fact, they would not install. For warranty purposes, I opted for the mopar lift.
Right on, did you notice the space between the upper and lower bump stops in the front? It’s ridiculous!!!!
So my temp solution was to do a frankenlift. I installed all the mopar parts except shocks and springs, added Teraflex spacers (2”F, 1.5”R) to the stock springs, and Bilstein 5100 3-4.5” Shocks. I got the 2” lift, and my droop is within a 1/2” of recommended max with the stock driveshaft.
 
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So my temp solution was to do a frankenlift. I installed all the mopar parts except shocks and springs, added Teraflex spacers (2”F, 1.5”R) to the stock springs, and Bilstein 5100 3-4.5” Shocks. I got the 2” lift, and my droop is within a 1/2” of recommended max with the stock driveshaft.
Wow! That’s going above and beyond. I wanted mine simple, in n out lol 😆
 

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So my temp solution was to do a frankenlift. I installed all the mopar parts except shocks and springs, added Teraflex spacers (2”F, 1.5”R) to the stock springs, and Bilstein 5100 3-4.5” Shocks. I got the 2” lift, and my droop is within a 1/2” of recommended max with the stock driveshaft.
Did you add the LCA's are were they not needed. I hear its always a 50/50 on these.
 

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Did you add the LCA's are were they not needed. I hear its always a 50/50 on these.
Yes, LCAs. No reason not to, $60 and 15 mins.
 

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Yeah I have it and love how it rides but not the size (thats what she said).

Started with 35s then upgraded to 37s so that takes up some space. Planning on upgrading to rock krawler 3.5 but saving up since I wasted so much already
 

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Yeah I have it and love how it rides but not the size (thats what she said).

Started with 35s then upgraded to 37s so that takes up some space. Planning on upgrading to rock krawler 3.5 but saving up since I wasted so much already
i have 35’s also with the mopar lift and got 3 inches lift in total. In front car measures 42 inches to middle of fender

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