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Old 01-22-2010, 05:58 AM   #1
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I'm new to this whole thing...and I love it. I've wanted a Jeep since I was 16 and my wife told me to go for it this year (she is pretty cool most of the time). So here I am trying to figure out exactly what I want to do to my TJ. Its a 99 with a 4.0, 5 speed, and only 80,000 miles. The Jeep looks and drives brand new. I've never had a vehicle that feels more right than my Jeep. It is kind of like a Golden Retriever. Faithful not complicated, and doesn't ask for much. Right now its asking for a lift and bigger tires. So give me your opinion. I'm thinking a rubicon express 2 inch lift with 31x10.50s or maybe 32x10.50s with a 1 inch body lift and the RE lift. Oh yeah My jeep has the Dana 44 rear axle option with the limited slip and 3.73 gears (thats why I don't want to go bigger than 32, I don't want to regear.)
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Welcome to the forum!
JP magazine list this guide for tire sizes.

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Welcome to the forum! - Nice chart Freaky
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Nice chart, but there's no 33" ...........
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Where in Texas are you?
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Is this your DD? How much off-roading do you plan to do?
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:27 PM   #7
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:16 PM   #9
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Yeah, its my DD. I have an 8 mile commute. I plan on doing moderate trails, but nothing too serious. Thats why I think I'm going for the 31's. Thanks for all the input.

mrcarcrazy-I live in New Caney. A small north Houston town.
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Welcome to the forum! Good luck with your jeep!
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Old 01-23-2010, 08:23 AM   #12
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Welcome brother ...RE is an excellent lift kit. Just had the 3.5" put in mine. IMO --go for the 3.5" lift at least.
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Old 01-23-2010, 09:57 PM   #13
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Did you have to install an SYE and how big are your tires?
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