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Old 07-10-2007, 10:57 PM   #31
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On or off the Jeep?

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Old 07-10-2007, 11:03 PM   #32
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^Dont care.

On the jeep is easier to scale though...

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Old 07-10-2007, 11:11 PM   #33
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Tires are 32x11.5 BFG A/T : Wheels are Eagle Alloy Series 135

Rear: Stock --- Front: RubiconExpress 3.5"


RubiconExpress 3.5"


The RubiconExpress kit deffinatly sits higher than 3.5" when installed, more like 4.25".... but it will sag a little over time.
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:17 PM   #34
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Nice. Whats the largest kit you can go with, without changing a whole bunch of sh*t? Im looking for something I can install myself fairly easy. Those 32's look good!
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:23 PM   #35
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3.5-4" is about it... I still have to install my slip yoke eliminator and cv driveshaft.

But if your looking for plenty of room for 32" tires check out the Full-Traction 3" kit
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:26 PM   #36
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Ok, now I know what SYE is short for. lol

How much does the SYE and CV Cost on top of the kit itself? If I go to a 4" lift i'll prolly do 33's.

Will a BB accomodate 32's?
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:32 PM   #37
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Yeah - a BB will fit 32"s

CV & SYE is usually ~$400-$500 depending on who you get it through.
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:36 PM   #38
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im thinking i'll end up doing a BB due to money and install.
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:37 PM   #39
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whats the largest BB you can get? do you have any links to anything good? sorry, but im a total newb! lol
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:46 PM   #40
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BB's usually 1.75" to 2.25" - anywhere from $175-$300 depending on brand and place of purchase. They are all pretty much the same thing other than the size & shocks TBH
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No, no extended flares allowed. You will only tear them up on the trails. Not to mention they look gay as hell.
i really wanted the bushwacker style flares on my jeep (where you can see the bolts), but they only come in a 6" extended flare for my model. these:

http://www.quadratec.com/products/12506_300_07.htm

i dont think they look gay as hell...
to each their own i guess... i dunno
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both of these yj's have the flares i plan on getting, and i like how they look... once i put my lift and tires on, i'll see how they look with the flares i have now. if i think they stick out too far, then ill get extended flares, even if they are "gay as hell" haha

http://www.quadratec.com/community/j.../rig.php?a=377

http://www.quadratec.com/community/j.../rig.php?a=282
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Any links to the larger BB's? I think I saw someone on here that had a 2.25 BB that was pretty nice. And you dont have to worry about sye, cv.
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Would this be a good kit? http://www.quadratec.com/products/16117_109.htm Will I need anything else with this? Is this a true 2" 1.75 or 2.25?
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Would this be a good kit? http://www.quadratec.com/products/16117_109.htm Will I need anything else with this? Is this a true 2" 1.75 or 2.25?
hey im a newb around here too, but what size wheels were u looking to run? 33 or 32? i think that kit said it allows up to a 32" tire... other than that, im not much more help, but i do know skyjacker is a good name
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I saw that too. If I do a BB im gonna do 32's. If I save for the 4" im doin 33's.
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Old 07-11-2007, 07:49 AM   #47
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I just need to weigh out my pro's vs con's. But I need to get some opinions.
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ahh ok. good luck then, as i said, i dont know much, im still in the "take everything in" and learn as you go stage. im new to this whole jeep thing. what year is your jeep?
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2002. Yeah, i just finally figured out what sye was short for. Not that I know what it is and what it does....... lmao
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haha yeah when i was asking about lifts, i asked what a sye was and stuff. i was originally going to go with a 4" lift, but decided since its just really a daily driver, i'd stay lower so i wouldnt have to worry about all that other stuff, like sye and changing out the gears for bigger tires and stuff. i dont remember if theres anything worth readin in here, but u might find some info, this is my thread where i was asking about lifts...

http://www.wranglerforum.com/yj-chat...body-8610.html
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That kit would be fine, and its a true 2"... but you have to consider that your Jeep still has its stock springs that have sagged a bit I'm sure.
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Hey you guys, I was just pulling your legs, you know, having some fun. If you want the extended flares, get them. They do tend to get hit, a lot, on the trail. Just do whatever makes YOU, happy. Don't worry about what I said, was just funnin.
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if you add a 1.25 in.(JKS is the only one in that size i think) BL to the 2 in BB (2.25 is better) you can fit 33's easy, and you dont have to worry about cv/sye
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I have the opposite opinion(for once)! It isn't about popping beads but our last trip to Disney was a very good learning experience in tire pressure. I have Anya's jeep setup on 15x8" wheels and a 35x13.50 tire. After a whole weekend of wheelin I didn't burp any air at all. I checked each tire and they were still at 10psi. My buddy Forrest has 33x12.50s on a 15X10. Every last one of his tires had lost 4-6psi over the same weekend.

I've noticed this time after time as it wasn't just that trip. But to be fair I have also burped air out of my 37s on a 8" rim. But that's a little different.
Yeah, I can't argue with that one. I've meticulously checked mine before and starting at 8 psi I will lose about 1.5 pounds in the front by the end of a day.

My aluminum rims are now however so beat to hell that it's a miracle that they hold air at all.
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I called a local shop today and they told me you can do a 3" lift without doing the sye and cv swap. Im sure this is legit info because they've been doing this for years.Now im having a hard time finding 3" lifts. I see 2" bb's and 4"s all day.



Anyone have some pics of 3" suspension lifts on 32 or 33 tires?
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