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Old 08-01-2009, 08:01 PM   #1
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01' TJ Tire & Lift Question

Question, I just bought an 01' TJ sport, it has 32x12.50s on it this means that it has to be lifted right? They do rub in a sharp turn but i know this is normal for a larger the factory tire but i figured that if it wasnt lifted these tire wouldn't work.

What is the best thing to do for mirrors with the doors off? do they make a mirror that goes in the top door hindge hole?

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Question, I just bought an 01' TJ sport, it has 32x12.50s on it this means that it has to be lifted right? They do rub in a sharp turn but i know this is normal for a larger the factory tire but i figured that if it wasnt lifted these tire wouldn't work.

What is the best thing to do for mirrors with the doors off? do they make a mirror that goes in the top door hindge hole?

Not sure if your question is whether the Jeep you bought has a lift or if you should have one with 32s. You should have some type of lift if you are running 32s . . . althougth they may not rub much on road without, if you disconnect and do much flexing you'll probably rub quite a bit. When you say that they rub now in a turn, where do they rub, not sure if it's a lift or backspacing issue.

As far as mirrors, I use the stock mirrors off of my Harley . . . they fit right into the hinge using the hardware right off the bike. You could probably find one on ebay for a few bucks or can find a cheap aftermarket Harley mirror pretty cheap too.

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Old 08-01-2009, 10:12 PM   #3
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I have an 01 as well with 32" tires with stock suspension. So dont assume you have a lift.
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Old 08-01-2009, 10:20 PM   #4
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The tires rub on the frame, in tight corners. I was asking if it does have a lift i have heard to have 32's it had to be lifted. The jeep drives like a dream and there is no rubbing anywhere else.

I will check on that style of mirror, Thanks.
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The guy i bought it off of didn't say it did, and i assumed that it didn't.
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The tires rub on the frame, in tight corners. I was asking if it does have a lift i have heard to have 32's it had to be lifted. The jeep drives like a dream and there is no rubbing anywhere else.

I will check on that style of mirror, Thanks.

Sounds like your rubbing might be more of a wheel/backspacing issue vs. a lift issue, although if you don't in fact have a lift, you'll probably have some other rubbing issues if you were to disconnect the sway bar and do much flexing. Post up some pics and it should be easier to tell you.
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Well I crawled under it tonight and found that is has about 2" rubber block on top of the front springs. My brother said it is what is a leveling lift so i guess that is why the tires fit and work so well.

I will take some pics tomorrow afer noon and post them, i would love to get some opinons on the jeep.
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:44 PM   #9
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i guess cause they look really simple and there is nothing else done to the suspention. thanks for your help.
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