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Old 11-10-2011, 06:26 PM   #1
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Height of Jeep

Wondering how high a Jeep wrangler will be after -

1. 3" BDS lift, and 35" tires

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2. 4.5" lift and 37" tires

Does anyone have any measurements?

My garage is about 6'6" high and wondering if it will fit.

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Old 11-10-2011, 06:30 PM   #2
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What size tires do you have on it now?

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stock rubicon tires.

2012 Rubicon Unlimited - on order, so i can't measure it yet.
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Old 11-10-2011, 07:37 PM   #4
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Mine is 76" after a 3.5 AEV lift with 315 70 R 17 duratracs.
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78-1/2" terraflex 3" 35x12.5x17 tires.
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roger, thanks!! its going to be close!
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Old 11-10-2011, 07:46 PM   #7
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God luck fitting 35's under a 1.3" lift or 37's under a 2.5" lift. It ain't happenin, unless you cut your fenders or replace with flat fenders. Even then, very limited flex. You are going to need to go higher. Here is a 2" lift with 35's.
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Old 11-10-2011, 07:50 PM   #8
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roger, thanks!! its going to be close!
Your Jeep's roof height will be slightly higher with the soft top than with the hardtop...I'm guessing because of the bows.

4.5" lift and 37's, you might just give it a haircut every time you pull in.
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God luck fitting 35's under a 1.3" lift or 37's under a 2.5" lift. It ain't happenin, unless you cut your fenders or replace with flat fenders. Even then, very limited flex. You are going to need to go higher. Here is a 2" lift with 35's.
Re-read his post lol.....it threw me at first too
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4.5" lift and 37's, you might just give it a haircut every time you pull in.
He's not even gonna fit on 3" lift with 35's......it'll be mighty close.
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Old 11-10-2011, 08:21 PM   #11
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He's not even gonna fit on 3" lift with 35's......it'll be mighty close.
Oops.

Disregard my last post.
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Old 11-10-2011, 08:35 PM   #12
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stock rubicon tires.

2012 Rubicon Unlimited - on order, so i can't measure it yet.
Gotcha. I was going to say, "just do the math." Add 3" for the lift and 1.5" for the tires.
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Re-read his post lol.....it threw me at first too
Ahhh sure enough. Lol well I feel dumb. It will probably not fit under the 6.5' door. Is it soft or hard top? I think the soft top is higher
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2011 4dr. JK hard top-- 4" lift on 35"s -- 6'-4''
My garage opening is 6'-8''
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:50 PM   #15
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If your garage door is chain driven, you can adjust it to go up higher.
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If your garage door is chain driven, you can adjust it to go up higher.
......but its tough to make the hole bigger.....
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......but its tough to make the hole bigger.....
Making bigger holes is easy, doing a clean job is hard.
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Making bigger holes is easy, doing a clean job is hard.
Well....kinda depends on where the header is.......
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Maybe you can get it in...but as soon as you step out of the jeep the top will touch your garage lol! At least fill it up at the filling station every time you're going to put it in lolz
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Maybe you can get it in...but as soon as you step out of the jeep the top will touch your garage lol! At least fill it up at the filling station every time you're going to put it in lolz
At least he know it wont roll anywhere!!!




To the OP: Why not consider Air bags to raise/lower the jeep. All problems go away then
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Well....kinda depends on where the header is.......
Demo first, fix later.
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hehe, just read the replys. ;-)

I have a soft top and a hard top.

I park in an underground parking - downtown Vancouver, its all apartment buildings. The sign says 6'6", but i think they might leave a few inches grace and that must be the lowest point of the whole parking garage. I should probably go measure exactly how high the ceiling is to get to my spot as it looks like it might be a bit higher on the first level where i park. Its going to be super close either way.

Or i will just have to invest in some air suspension. Ironically i am selling my range rover which has air suspension to buy a Jeep.

I thought a 3" lift was pretty standard for a 35" tire?

thanks again for the replies! that is a huge help!
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oh and ya, that did look like i was saying 1.3" lift, not a 3" lift.

to clarify i meant a 3" lift or a 4.5" lift.
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or alternatively, i will have to move and buy a house with a taller garage.
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You will have a lot less problems and your Jeep will love a 3" lift more. There is just so much problems you run into with 4.5" and it cost a lot to overcome those problem. But if you have the money to do all that is needed then go for it. 35" tires add a lot of stress to a Jeep and 37" compound on that stress, especially the axles.
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Old 11-12-2011, 04:08 PM   #26
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My JKU is setting at about 75.5" with a 3.5" lift and 35x12.50R17s. It will fit in a 6'6" garage. Of course my BFG KM2 tires are actually only 34" mounted and I have steel front and rear bumpers, steel rock sliders, and a steel sports cage weighing it down as well. It might even shrink a little bit more after I put the winch on it and a few other goodies like underbody skids.
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Old 11-12-2011, 04:17 PM   #27
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Heh Heh, mine's 76˝" with my little rack-I've gotta 10 foot garage and the door is normall at 90" can be 100" !

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