Rubicon Express 4.5
Rubicon Express

Rubicon Express 4.5" Extreme-Duty Suspension Lift Kit with Twin Tube Shocks and Leaf Springs for 1976-1986 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler/ CJ5/ CJ7

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Give your CJ all it needs to effectively combat the toughest trails with Rubicon Express 4.5" spring-under system. Featuring our 4.5" Extreme-Duty leaf springs, you'll be able to run technical terrain and cruise the backcountry like one of the greats. A conversion shackle is included to upgrade your CJ to our 2.5" wide leaf springs up front.

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, RE1552, is required
  • For 1986 Jeep CJ7 models that have a Dana 44 rear axle, a Rubicon Express U-Bolt Kit, RE2445, is required

Vehicle Applications:

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

Year(s): 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986

Features and Benefits:

  • 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

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Shipping and Delivery Times


  • All in-stock products are shipped within one business day. Delivery usually takes 2-5 business days. We have a large number of warehouses in different states which allows us to deliver the orders very fast.





  • Most products are shipped via UPS Ground, FedEx depending on size with some large items shipped by SAIA or others.
  • Once your order ships, tracking details will be emailed to you.



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  • Cancellations are free. Please contact us ASAP if you need to cancel your order.

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