Why do some Rubicons stand taller than others? (Stock, no lift)

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For example, snapped both of these in the past few days. My impression in person was that the nacho one sat taller and the white one was lower, but now looking at these images it's hard to tell if that's true or if I'm nuts.

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Man that color combo is fantastic! Very athletic looking!
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Just carry one of these in your pockets... I actually do, but not for measuring Jeep suspension heights!

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For reference on my stock '21 2d Rubi, the front of the drivers side rock slider was at 15" and the rear of it was 15 1/4". I've since upgraded to BFG 35's and the Mopar 2" lift, and gained 4" overall.
 

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For reference on my stock '21 2d Rubi, the front of the drivers side rock slider was at 15" and the rear of it was 15 1/4". I've since upgraded to BFG 35's and the Mopar 2" lift, and gained 4" overall.
Hmmm...my stock '21 JLUR-D measures 16 3/4" at the bottom of the rock rail in the front and 18 1/4" at the rear.
 

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Hmmm...my stock '21 JLUR-D measures 16 3/4" at the bottom of the rock rail in the front and 18 1/4" at the rear.
Diesels must be close. On 35 KO2s 18” and 19 1/4”.
 

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Just carry one of these in your pockets... I actually do, but not for measuring Jeep suspension heights!

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So, are you saying it only measures 2 inches?? So sorry, bro.
 

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My 2021 2D Rubi seems to squat in the rear just a bit. I think it's probably related to the tow package, but not sure.
 

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My 2021 2D Rubi seems to squat in the rear just a bit. I think it's probably related to the tow package, but not sure.
Teraflex confirms this on their spacer lifts. They make them 1/2" low in the front for a 2 door, and 1/2" higher than the rear in a 4 door.
 

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Teraflex confirms this on their spacer lifts. They make them 1/2" low in the front for a 2 door, and 1/2" higher than the rear in a 4 door.
Thanks. I checked out their site and see that now. Interesting.
 

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There is some variations on which springs get used during the build (there are a few acceptable for different combination of options - soft vs hard top, steel bumpers or plastic, etc).

There is also a variation on the weight on the Jeep.

Full vs empty 4-door tank =~ 120 lbs.

Hard top installed or removed on 4 door =~ 180 lbs.

Door installed or removed on 4 door =~250 lbs.

Tools and recovery gear in the back or not =~150 lbs.

Right there you have 700 lbs of sprung weight difference, which is good for a full inch.
 

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I have the Mopar 2" lift on my 2018 Rubi JL and it did lift it significantly. And it drives just as well if not better than with the stock equipment. Love the look.

By the way, anyone looking to purchase the Rubi suspension system? I have one available on the cheap! Came off my 2018 Rubi with 10,000 miles on the suspension.

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