1988 JEEP WRANGLER YJ  - Rubicon Express 5.5 Inch Spring Over Conversion System RE5015 - RE5015 | 4WD.com
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1988 JEEP WRANGLER YJ  - Rubicon Express 5.5 Inch Spring Over Conversion System RE5015 - RE5015

Rubicon Express 5.5+ Inch Spring-Over Conversion Lift Kit - No Shocks - RE5015

Rubicon Express | Part Number: R/ERE5015

Specifications

  • Shocks Included: Does Not Include Shocks
  • Suspension Type: Spring Over Conversion
  • Rear Lift Method: Stock Leaf Spring
  • Rubicon Express Suspension Type: Spring Over Conversion
  • Fitment: Direct Fit
  • In_Stock: In Stock
  • In_Stock: In Stock
  • Lift Height Range: 5 to 6.99 Inches

    TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • 87-95 Wrangler YJ
  • Spring-over conversion
  • 5.5" lift with stock springs
  • Instructions and hardware included
  • Shocks not included

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

The Rubicon Express spring-over axle conversion suspension system is designed for the truly adventurous off-roader, and is a fabricators delight. This suspension system moves the leaf spring perches to the topside of the axle. The result is a net lift height increase of 5.5" with stock height springs. The use of stock spec springs will maintain the factory ride quality while the spring-over configuration will greatly increase the suspension flexibility, allowing room for larger tires and vastly improving the visual appeal of your Jeep. The Rubicon spring-over conversion kit gives you the components necessary to move the leaf spring perch to the top of the axle, increasing lift and flexibility. Spring-over axle lifts retain a stock-type ride quality by retaining the original leaf spring. Installation of this kit encompasses removing the original spring perches, welding of new perches, and other adjustments. A CV-type drive shaft is recommended for this application. Net lift from the conversion is minimum 5.5-inches. For greater durability, and a total of 7-inches of lift, we recommend running RE1445 and RE1444 Extreme-Duty leaf Springs. Note: Steering modifications are needed on a spring over conversion.

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Question & Answers

2 Answered questions

just install rubicon spring-over conversion system what shocks do i use stock ones are to short and what to put front hoop mounts on my 94 yj in the future does this change what shocks to order now or can i use the same ones with the hoops

Asked by DEADOG from Hillsdale new york ( upstate) on

Hello! In your current setup, you'll need shocks for a 5.5" lift. Front Shocks : http://jo.my/yj_5_5_lift_shocks_front Rear Shocks : http://jo.my/yj_5_5_lift_shocks_rear If you change the front shock mounting locations these front shocks probably won't work for you, as they will be too short. I would suggest you do all the modifications at one, then you'll just need to see how much higher the hoops put the mounting location. Once you have that, you can get the correct shocks for the amount of lift.

Answered by Aaron S. from Hillsdale new york ( upstate) on

IN YOUR 4WD MAGAZINE IT SHOWS THIS PRODUCT #R/ERE5015 HAVING NEW LEAF SPRINGS,U BOLTS AND OTHER HARDWARE BUT ONLINE JUST SHOWS MOUNTING PLATES. I WAS JUST WONDERING WHAT THIS COMES WITH. THANK YOU

Asked by betta from cambridge springs, PA on

Hi there! This spring over kit comes with the parts you see in the photo on our website. I've confirmed with Rubicon Express that you get the spring plates, spring perches, u-bolts, brake lines, and drop pitman arm.

Answered by Aaron S. from cambridge springs, PA on

Manufacturer

Rubicon Express has such a strong commitment to producing high quality Jeep suspension systems that it offers a lifetime, transferable hassle free warranty on all its products. It is a true lifetime warranty that can be used by the original owner of the tenth owner of the Jeep. The warranty covers all components, even down to the Super-Ride bushings. Rubicon In addition, Rubicon Express offers a wide variety of builder parts for customizing a build. All builder parts use the highest quality materials, components and manufacturing processes, insuring the built out rig will perform at the highest level possible. Rubicon Express has anything the builder needs from axle bracket kits to HD superflex joints, super-ride bushing kits to control arm brackets and much more. Shop Rubicon Express Now

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