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Rubicon Express 4.5" Extreme-Duty Suspension Lift Kit with Twin Tube Shocks and Leaf Springs by Rubicon Express

Part no: RUB-RE5525T

Rubicon Express 4.5" Extreme-Duty Suspension Lift Kit with Twin Tube Shocks and Leaf Springs
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Important Notes:

  • Maximum Tire Size: 33"
  • Wheel Backspacing: 3.75"-4.5"
  • Lift kit is NOT recommended to be combined with body lifts over 1" tall
  • Recommend using CV driveshaft with Spicer conversion yoke
  • Rear pinion shims required if CV driveshaft is used
  • No front brake lines available for front drum brakes
  • Vehicle will require alignment after lift kit is installed
  • All ride height increases are approximate and will vary due to vehicle specification (engine size, factory options, trail equipment, etc.)

Required Parts by Manufacturer:

  • For all Jeep CJ5 and 1976-1981 Jeep CJ7 models with disc brakes, a Rubicon Express 22" Front Brake Line Kit, RUB-RE1552, is required
  • For 1986 Jeep CJ7 models that have a Dana 44 rear axle, a Rubicon Express U-Bolt Kit, RUB-RE2445, is required


  • 1976-1983 Jeep CJ5
  • 1976-1986 Jeep CJ7
  • 1981-1986 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler


The Rubicon Express 4.5" Extreme-Duty Suspension Lift Kit is the perfect system to effectively combat even the toughest trails. This lift kit lifts your Jeep 4.5" while improving ride quality and increases articulation. The foundation of this suspension system is 2.5" wide leaf springs and conversion shackles as well as the twin tube shock absorbers. All Rubicon Express leaf springs are packed with premium features such as Teflon sliders between each tapered leaf, bolted spring clamps, and a military wrapped main leaf. If you're looking to lift your Jeep CJ with a quality suspension system that improves ride quality while delivering great durability, this is perfect for you.

Product Details:

  • Lifts your Jeep 4.5"
  • Improves ride quality
  • Provides great durability and flexibility
  • Rubicon Express Advantage Lifetime Warranty
  • Made in the USA

Parts Included:

  • (2) Front Twin Tube Shocks
  • (2) Rear Twin Tube Shocks
  • (2) Front Extreme-Duty Leaf Springs
  • (2) Rear Extreme-Duty Leaf Springs
  • (2) Front Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • (2) Rear Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • (1) Front U-Bolt Kit
  • (1) Rear U-Bolt Kit
  • (1) Front Shackle Conversion Kit
  • (1) Rear Shackle Conversion Kit
  • (4) Universal Spring Plates
  • (2) Aluminum Degree Shims
  • (2) Sway Bar/Shock Mount Stud Kits
  • (1) Sway Bar Disconnect Kit
  • (1) Transfer Case Drop Kit
  • (1) Main Eye Greaseable Bushing Kit
  • (1) Pitman Arm
  • Hardware

Years Covered:

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986

For California residents: Proposition 65 Warning

Vehicle Fitment

1981-1986JeepCJ8 Scrambler

Additional Information

BrandRubicon Express
SKU AliasesRE5525T, R/ERE5525T
Maximum Tire Size33"
Lift Height4.5"
Shocks IncludedYes
Suspension TypeLeaf Spring

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