2005 Jeep TJ Rubicon
90k Miles 4.0 Manual
Approx 5" Radius Arm Long Arm Lift
Only odd thing with this conversion will be the long arm kit. We will have to move the rear control arm mounts.
The kit arrived Fed Ex freight with no issues. It does weigh a good bit, we used a skid steer to unload it and move it around. Packaging inside held up ok, only a minor bit of rubbing between a couple parts.
CUTTING THE TUB
Cutting the tub was not difficult except for drilling out all the spot welds. Some were difficult to get to and in general there are just a ton to drill out.
CUTTING THE FRAME AND SUSPENSION
STRETCHING FRAME AND SUSPENSION
The instructions tell you to drill a bunch of holes and bolt these fixtures in place. But, with the tub still installed you cant really get to where the holes are. Instead I marked these locations with a paint marker and used c clamps to clamp the fixtures in place.
To avoid painting the interior and underhood the jeep was painted the same OEM color as it was before.
Shown in these pictures is the difference in stock flares and 6" flares. We didn't mean to go with the wider flares, but sometimes when you order from a certain cheap auto parts place on the internet you don't get exactly what you think.