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Old 07-02-2011, 03:16 PM   #1
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2011 JK 3" lift w/ 35in Tires, any concerns

This is a question for my buddy! He has a new 2011 JK sport unlimited 4-door and a shop wants to put a 3 inch "ready lift" with 35 inch tires. Will he have issues with the drive shaft w/o modifing the transfer case and/or drive shaft. Angle issues? I recommended 33 inches tires!

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Old 07-02-2011, 04:16 PM   #2
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35" tires will be fine with a 3" lift and since its a 4DR he wont need any driveline mods until he passes the 4" threshold

Only thing i would recommend is getting new gears...those 35" will slaughter your power.
4.88's or 5.13's would be ideal.

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Old 07-02-2011, 07:17 PM   #3
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Here's mine with a 3" suspension lift and 35s. No driveline issues yet, even disconnected. It is a manual though, autos will have to keep an eye on the front driveshaft boot.

Your buddy is going to want to have it regeared too.
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:02 AM   #4
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If it's an actual lift made by Ready Lift, I'm sure it's way overpriced. I guess their advertising pays off. They make a lot of leveling kits for pickup trucks that sell for over twice what identical kits sell for from other manufacturers.
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Old 07-03-2011, 05:56 PM   #5
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The tires on most of these, even though they are P-Metric are already 33" I want to put 35s on mine and am not even planing on putting on a lift kit. That is only 1" extra in radius and should not cause any clearance problems. I know that On my Sahara Unlimited they measure 32.6" on the factory tire P255-70,R18. Now, The question is; will any 35" A/T tires fit the stock factory 18" rim?
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Old 07-03-2011, 06:18 PM   #6
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Now, The question is; will any 35" A/T tires fit the stock factory 18" rim?
Yes, but spacers are needed. It would be more cost effective to actually buy new wheels.
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Old 07-03-2011, 06:52 PM   #7
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I eventually will most likely install a 3" lift but I wanted to stay with a 18" rim, OE, aftermarket, or otherwise. I would hate to go down to the most common 15" rim. 16" would be bad enough.

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