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cz858
02-09-2009, 08:23 PM
Has any one seen one in action? Cant beat the price just want to know if there any good I was going to get the 4 but the jeep Im getting needs a new shaft and cover for the np231 so I figure spend 200$ if I can find one used or buy the sye kit and it will only cost about 100$ more. If any of you have any ideas I would like the input Im new to jeeps and I want to do it up but still stay with in a budget oh ya its a 91 yj id love to get a lift in my hands for under 1500 $ and the rough country seems to be the most coast effective

HEAVY METAL
02-09-2009, 08:32 PM
pazging mrs tuna...yo

Tinker
02-09-2009, 08:36 PM
Rough Cunt-ry, sucks ass! It says it's a 6" but you don't get anywhere close to the lift that the 4.5 Ruby kit has. There is a np231 with the SYE installed on craigslist for 3 bills and a driveshaft run ya 350- 500. And the Rubicon lift is under 1500 it's all the add ons that will get ya. Gonna need at least 2500. And thats without new rims and tires.

cz858
02-09-2009, 08:43 PM
wow i just looked at the tcase thats sweet and are shafts that much my buddy said he did a custom one for his truck so i will have to talk to him

Tinker
02-09-2009, 08:45 PM
Full custom $450, Explorer style cv welded to your old shaft 250

cz858
02-09-2009, 09:07 PM
if i do the sye do i still need a cv style shaft ?

jeepxj89
02-09-2009, 09:20 PM
rough countrys ride like shit and sag really quick

cz858
02-09-2009, 09:32 PM
so what would you guys recomend for a lift

jeepxj89
02-09-2009, 09:33 PM
anything rubicon express. they got their shit down

Tunabomber
02-09-2009, 09:41 PM
oh god where do i begin

Tunabomber
02-09-2009, 10:07 PM
heres a couple links to my old posts regarding rc kits

http://www.funinbc.com/forum/showthread.php?t=70813

http://www.funinbc.com/forum/showthread.php?t=71506


and for the record i have since replaced the 6'' military kit


and can now say the only rc part on my jeep is the brake line extentions


good god man dont do it

cz858
02-09-2009, 10:08 PM
Mr. Tuna I know you have a lot of useful info and I would greatly appreciate any info you could give me

And for the Rubicon express I was looking at one of there kits and it was reasonably priced it was 1500$ for a 4.5” I think.

cz858
02-09-2009, 10:15 PM
what did you end up putting in it ??

Tunabomber
02-09-2009, 10:15 PM
Mr. Tuna I know you have a lot of useful info and I would greatly appreciate any info you could give me

And for the Rubicon express I was looking at one of there kits and it was reasonably priced it was 1500$ for a 4.5 I think.

that will be perfect for you and once installed i believe you get about 5.5 inches of lift and a nice ride

a wize person once said " 1500 on a lift kit ????? that was my cheapest upgrade to date "

HEAVY METAL
02-10-2009, 08:48 AM
rc lift kits suck almost as much as mrs tuna...

Tinker
02-10-2009, 02:59 PM
if i do the sye do i still need a cv style shaft ?

If you got an SYE you do!

suberman
02-10-2009, 04:31 PM
definatly go for rubicon express lift kit, they are really good and come with pretty much everything you need (except for custom rear drive shaft). I put in a RE extreme duty 4.5" and it gets a real good amount of flex. i would try to stick with rubicon express, if you are a little tight for cash go for their basic duty lift kits. One other option you would have is a spring over axle conversion.

cz858
02-10-2009, 05:39 PM
so a sye and a shaft are gonna run me an arm and a leg ?

Tunabomber
02-10-2009, 09:28 PM
if you do the rubi kit you wont need the sys and shaft

but always a good idea to do em if ya can afford it

Tinker
02-10-2009, 10:06 PM
if you do the rubi kit you wont need the sys and shaft

but always a good idea to do em if ya can afford it

:eek: I wouldn't take his word for it. You are more than welcome to Reweld your perchs on your rear diff to improve your driveshaft angle. Or you can try a couple of t-case drops, if you're into carnage. Ask hotwheels it worked well for him.101207

You can't do this hobby cheaply, either you're able to afford it or you aren't. Just remember once the lift is done now you have maitenence to keep up with to keep it on the road, especially if it's your daily driver.

Mr Vic
02-11-2009, 09:06 AM
so a sye and a shaft are gonna run me an arm and a leg ?

cost about $300 for the SYE, pick up a used cv driveshaft from a XJ cherokee (front shaft only) - about $50, and another $150 for getting driveshaft made to specs for your lift, SYE install labour costs not included

England
02-11-2009, 09:39 AM
Ok oK ..1 sec ....YOU DONT NEED AN SYE KIT !!!!!!!

Yes it will stop the rear drive shaft rom falling out under extreme flex ..But Warlord ran without for years and he wheels harderthan most ...

Yes you will have to drop the T case with 2 pucks instead of one . and that sucks BUT you will be out and about with the rest just be aware of how low yer case is ..FYI ..this is also how I was for 3 years before i put in SYE

MacGyver
02-11-2009, 11:02 PM
I bought my yj with a rc 4" lift brand new six or seven months ago,it has alredy sagged atleast 1".Get the re 4.5 and i suggest the sye and driveshaft as soon as you can afford IT. And Tim arn't you supposed to be working at (8:39 am) no wonder i have to do every thing around this place.

HEAVY METAL
02-12-2009, 08:07 AM
sorry jeff but that transfer blow up wasnt cauze of the transfer drop.. it was driver.

Momma Taz
02-12-2009, 10:24 AM
cooter put a procomp lift in my jeep and i have no problems with it, it is a stiff ride though

B
02-12-2009, 10:57 AM
sorry jeff but that transfer blow up wasnt cauze of the transfer drop.. it was driver.


it was just a matter of time 6" long bolts to the transpan are not really that stong and it put's a lot of strain of everything else ... why lift a truck 5 " to lower the belly 4 " ... just do it when the funds allow but doing it sooner only saves you money later when other shit goes wrong [cheers]