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Old 07-30-2013, 06:24 PM   #1
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Will my lift be legal?

I was originally looking at a 3 or a 3.5 inch lift w/35's from teraflex but now sitting on the fence on a 5.5 inch rock crawler lift w/37's. Not sure how much clearance that would give me but really wanna make sure the jeep stays legal here in IL. Anybody have any knowledge on this?

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Old 07-30-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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It will be legal. You will probably be over the lift law bumper height though.

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Old 08-11-2013, 12:56 PM   #3
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Maximum bumper heights are as follows: Maximum Front Maximum Rear Bumper height Bumper Height All motor vehicles of the first
division except multipurpose
passenger vehicles: 22 inches 22 inches Multipurpose passenger vehicles and all other motor vehicles:
4,500 lbs. and under GVWR 24 inches 26 inches
4,501 lbs. through 7,500
lbs. GVWR 27 inches 29 inches
7,501 lbs. through 9,000
lbs. GVWR 28 inches 30 inches
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LiftLaws.com is a great site for questions like this. They've got gobs of information.
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:11 PM   #5
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Can someone tell me why the heavier the vehicle the higher the bumper. I mean personally I wouldn't care if a smart car had a bumper 48 inches off the ground. Yet I would prefer a semi be under mine.
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