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MajorGreens
04-21-2012, 05:40 PM
I have been dying to get a straight answer or even any info on rubicat on EVOs million FB photos, not one yet so i figured what better place then on here, anyone have any idea on what the whole kit included with the bolt on shocks and approximately what it would run for???

wayoflife
04-21-2012, 05:49 PM
NOT including the long arm kit as that would be sold separately, the new entry level evo bolt on coil over kit should retail around $3500 and that should include the brackets and coil overs. this coil over kit can be run on any suspension system but, i personally would recommend that you run it with an evo double D long arm kit or high clearance kit. the coil overs provide so much articulation that it will blow out standard clevite bonded rubber bushings.

Notajerryskid
04-21-2012, 09:11 PM
this is basicaly what i want on my rig also. still saving. :beer:

Yeti-09
05-04-2012, 04:28 PM
Hey Eddie, what control arms are you running? Jake said the high clearance kit wouldn't work with just a regular coil and shock lift and that you were running different control arms? and insight on that...

Prime8
05-06-2012, 03:02 AM
Hey Eddie, what control arms are you running? Jake said the high clearance kit wouldn't work with just a regular coil and shock lift and that you were running different control arms? and insight on that...

I hope that I can answer this question, as I think we are looking at the same setup. I called EVO the other day to see about getting the Double D with the high clearance brackets Eddie recommended. The guy at EVO said that you can't run the high clearance brackets without coilovers in the front and the EVO LEVER system in the rear. He said that was about a $12k setup... Hope that helps.

Sharkey
05-06-2012, 03:19 AM
I've seen this kit on the trail in person for two days in Moab. It's sweet, and you will be blown away at how low the center of gravity is with this kit running 37's. Rubicat on 37's sits lower than (or close to the same level as ) a lot of 4" kits I've seen on 35's. I can't speak for the price, but I know it will be substantially less than the full blown EVO coilover kit that is on Mobi. Honestly, besides the EVO lever highend kit, I don't think there is another lift that will touch this kit.

Thumbs up EVO...I think this one is going to be hard to keep in stock.

Sharkey
05-06-2012, 03:22 AM
I hope that I can answer this question, as I think we are looking at the same setup. I called EVO the other day to see about getting the Double D with the high clearance brackets Eddie recommended. The guy at EVO said that you can't run the high clearance brackets without coilovers in the front and the EVO LEVER system in the rear. He said that was about a $12k setup... Hope that helps.

This new kit does NOT use the EVO lever. It's a completely different setup, and it can use the high clearance long arm EVO kit.

Prime8
05-06-2012, 02:03 PM
This new kit does NOT use the EVO lever. It's a completely different setup, and it can use the high clearance long arm EVO kit.

Thanks Sharkey, can you post a link to the kit you're talking about please? Because the guy at EVO said I couldn't run high clearance brackets on the Double D long arm setup without LEVERing the rear end...

Sharkey
05-06-2012, 02:36 PM
Thanks Sharkey, can you post a link to the kit you're talking about please? Because the guy at EVO said I couldn't run high clearance brackets on the Double D long arm setup without LEVERing the rear end...

http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?607-RubiCAT-Gettin-EVO-d-UP!!

Look at the first post and post #108. Maybe you and I are talking about two different things, but these pics may get us on the same page.

Yeti-09
05-06-2012, 03:13 PM
Thanks Sharkey, can you post a link to the kit you're talking about please? Because the guy at EVO said I couldn't run high clearance brackets on the Double D long arm setup without LEVERing the rear end...

Same here, I called and talked to Jake about this. The High clearance long arm upgrade, is just that an upgrade for the evolever. For whatever reason it will not work with a standard spring and coil set up... I was told Eddie is running non EVO control arms on his rubicat. So I'm just gonna go ahead and bite the bullet and go all out!!! I'm gonna do the high clearance long arm kit with evo lever and front coil overs.. I live in Hawaii so I don't "need" the triple bypass shocks. Might see if I can run the brackets for the double d but just single coil overs, that way if I want to upgrade later I don't have to grind the other mounts off.... Im currently in Afghanistan right now on my forth tour, so thank you for paying taxes so I can lift my JKU lol...:beer::beer:

Serg5000
05-06-2012, 08:22 PM
Taxes all paid up bud. Mod away.

Prime8
05-06-2012, 11:42 PM
If only I could actually choose where my taxes go, you'd have the whole setup in no time! Haha.

Hightower
05-07-2012, 05:11 AM
I saw for myself Rubicat in action about a mouth ago and it ran insanely well right out of the shop It must be the most bad ass entry level kit ever made.

MTG
05-07-2012, 12:02 PM
The most bad ass entry level kit ever made.

I think you just came up with EVO's new marketing slogan. :cheesy:

Yeti-09
05-07-2012, 01:57 PM
If only I could actually choose where my taxes go, you'd have the whole setup in no time! Haha.

That would be awesome!! If you wanna send some extra cash you have around to my pay pal that would be sweet!!

Prime8
05-08-2012, 02:57 PM
This new kit does NOT use the EVO lever. It's a completely different setup, and it can use the high clearance long arm EVO kit.

Sharkey, still not clear what kit you're talking about... Is it a new kit they haven't put on their site yet...?

Sharkey
05-08-2012, 04:19 PM
Sharkey, still not clear what kit you're talking about... Is it a new kit they haven't put on their site yet...?

Yes, I'm talking about the new kit that isn't up on EVO's site yet. It's the kit on Rubicat that is highlighted in the following link:

http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?607-RubiCAT-Gettin-EVO-d-UP

This is EVO's new bolt on, entry level coilover kit. It is NOT the same as the EVOlever kit on Moby.

Prime8
05-08-2012, 07:39 PM
Yes, I'm talking about the new kit that isn't up on EVO's site yet. It's the kit on Rubicat that is highlighted in the following link:

http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?607-RubiCAT-Gettin-EVO-d-UP

This is EVO's new bolt on, entry level coilover kit. It is NOT the same as the EVOlever kit on Moby.

Oh ok gotcha. That's where the confusion was. So, because its not out yet, EVO pretended like it didn't exist when both of us called asking for the long arm kit with high clearance brackets. Any idea when they will be releasing it?

Yeti-09
05-09-2012, 02:21 PM
We're all talking about 2-3 different EVO products here. they make a 4" long arm kit, a high clearance long arm kit (must be used with coilover fronts and evo lever rear) , the enforcer, and now the entry level bolt on coil overs rubicat has....

MY original post was about the about Eddies control arms that he's running with the high clearance brackets, and entry level coil over set up.

I'm sure when Eddie gets back he can clear everything up for us...

wayoflife
05-09-2012, 05:53 PM
Hey Eddie, what control arms are you running? Jake said the high clearance kit wouldn't work with just a regular coil and shock lift and that you were running different control arms? and insight on that...

we are running EVO long arms. the high clearance long arm brackets are not intended for use with "regular" coils but, can be used with either the evo lever coil over system or their new soon to be released entry level bolt on coil over system. however, welding IS REQUIRED for the high clearance brackets and so, if you're looking for a complete "bolt on" application, these will not fit the bill.


I hope that I can answer this question, as I think we are looking at the same setup. I called EVO the other day to see about getting the Double D with the high clearance brackets Eddie recommended. The guy at EVO said that you can't run the high clearance brackets without coilovers in the front and the EVO LEVER system in the rear. He said that was about a $12k setup... Hope that helps.

this information was correct but, will be different once the new bolt on coil over system is released. again, the high clearance long arm brackets do require welding.


This new kit does NOT use the EVO lever. It's a completely different setup, and it can use the high clearance long arm EVO kit.

this is correct.


Same here, I called and talked to Jake about this. The High clearance long arm upgrade, is just that an upgrade for the evolever. For whatever reason it will not work with a standard spring and coil set up... I was told Eddie is running non EVO control arms on his rubicat. So I'm just gonna go ahead and bite the bullet and go all out!!! I'm gonna do the high clearance long arm kit with evo lever and front coil overs.. I live in Hawaii so I don't "need" the triple bypass shocks. Might see if I can run the brackets for the double d but just single coil overs, that way if I want to upgrade later I don't have to grind the other mounts off.... Im currently in Afghanistan right now on my forth tour, so thank you for paying taxes so I can lift my JKU lol...:beer::beer:

if you can afford it, the evo lever route is the way to go but, it is pricey.

wayoflife
05-09-2012, 05:55 PM
Oh ok gotcha. That's where the confusion was. So, because its not out yet, EVO pretended like it didn't exist when both of us called asking for the long arm kit with high clearance brackets. Any idea when they will be releasing it?

well, for all intents and purposes, it doesn't exist yet. from what i understand, they have been assembling kits and building up inventory prior to releasing it. they hope to have it out very soon.


We're all talking about 2-3 different EVO products here. they make a 4" long arm kit, a high clearance long arm kit (must be used with coilover fronts and evo lever rear) , the enforcer, and now the entry level bolt on coil overs rubicat has....

MY original post was about the about Eddies control arms that he's running with the high clearance brackets, and entry level coil over set up.

I'm sure when Eddie gets back he can clear everything up for us...

correct, off road evolution offers multiple kits and this will be just one more. i have talked to off road evolution and they are glad to hear there's so much interest in the high clearance long arm brackets and will be sure to make them available as a weld in option.

Prime8
05-09-2012, 06:36 PM
Thanks Eddie for clearing that up. Any ballpark figures for the new kit? Just want an idea so I can compare the cost with the Double D setup.

wayoflife
05-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Thanks Eddie for clearing that up. Any ballpark figures for the new kit? Just want an idea so I can compare the cost with the Double D setup.

the double d kit is just their bolt on long arm kit. if you want to get it with weld on high clearance brackets, you will have to special order it that way. i don't think their guys are aware this can be done yet but, i have talked to mel directly and was told that it is something that can be done just like we have. the bolt on coil over system is sold separately and would replace the plush ride coils and any choice of shock that you would normally get with the double d kit. i would imagine that you will be able to order them as a complete kit but, i don't know how much that will be.

Prime8
05-09-2012, 08:06 PM
the double d kit is just their bolt on long arm kit. if you want to get it with weld on high clearance brackets, you will have to special order it that way. i don't think their guys are aware this can be done yet but, i have talked to mel directly and was told that it is something that can be done just like we have. the bolt on coil over system is sold separately and would replace the plush ride coils and any choice of shock that you would normally get with the double d kit. i would imagine that you will be able to order them as a complete kit but, i don't know how much that will be.

Ok, so what your saying is that the high clearance brackets absolutely CAN be run with the Double D kit, with normal shocks and springs? Would anything besides the Double D kit and the brackets be.necessary to make that work? Then it would be upgradable to coilovers in the future, right? This is the info I tried to get from Offroad Evolution directly, but the guy said point blank "you can't get the high clearance brackets without the coilovers in front and the EVO Lever in the rear." This is what I've been trying to clear up and it sounds like you are saying something different (and for me, better!) than what Offroad Evolution told me.

wayoflife
05-09-2012, 08:26 PM
Ok, so what your saying is that the high clearance brackets absolutely CAN be run with the Double D kit, with normal shocks and springs. Would anything besides the Double D kit and the brackets be.necessary to make that work? Then it would be upgradable to coilovers in the future, right? This is the info I tried to get from Offroad Evolution directly, but the guy said point blank "you can't get the high clearance brackets without the coilovers in front and the EVO Lever in the rear." This is what I've been trying to clear up and it sounds like you are saying something different (and for me, better!) than what Offroad Evolution told me.

the only thing absolute that i can say is that both moby and rubicat are both running coil overs, one with the evo lever and one with the new bolt on kit. i have not seen or heard of the high clearance weld on long arm brackets being run with normal shocks and springs and i cannot say for certain if it will work.

Yeti-09
05-12-2012, 02:37 PM
Hey thanks for the clear up. Sometimes all these posts get so confusing!! I placed my order with Jake for the high clearance and some other parts. Ill be ordering the eveo lever and front coils next month. Im not too worried about the welding part of it, just being about to make sure I'm welding things on the axle tubes in the RIGHT place lol. Thanks again

Prime8
05-12-2012, 03:18 PM
Hey thanks for the clear up. Sometimes all these posts get so confusing!! I placed my order with Jake for the high clearance and some other parts. Ill be ordering the eveo lever and front coils next month. Im not too worried about the welding part of it, just being about to make sure I'm welding things on the axle tubes in the RIGHT place lol. Thanks again

So the high clearance long arm kit on rubicat (minus the coilovers of course) we've been talking about is available for purchase now? Does it have a name? What did you pay for it and what comes with it? Details!

highoctane
05-13-2012, 03:04 AM
So the high clearance long arm kit on rubicat (minus the coilovers of course) we've been talking about is available for purchase now? Does it have a name? What did you pay for it and what comes with it? Details!

Sure is available.

http://www.offroadevolution.com/store/proddetail.php?prod=EVO-LONGARM-UPGRADE

It says for Evo lever vehicles, but I'm sure it says that and doesn't mention the entry level coilover kit on Rubicat because it's not officially released yet.

Prime8
05-13-2012, 05:24 AM
Sure is available.

http://www.offroadevolution.com/store/proddetail.php?prod=EVO-LONGARM-UPGRADE

It says for Evo lever vehicles, but I'm sure it says that and doesn't mention the entry level coilover kit on Rubicat because it's not officially released yet.

Yeah, I was aware of this. But disregarded because it said it was for the evolever. So, I guess I'll just have to wait for official release to get an actual price. I figure the price might change if they make it a complete kit, instead of telling you to buy the DoubleD and the upgrade separately. Thanks anyways though.