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Old 12-30-2011, 10:40 AM   #1
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Questions about the Zone 3" lift?? Slightly retarded Newb here

I recently Got a 2000 wrangler sport i6, 5speed and I'm planning on lifting it. I was just wondering, besides what's included what else will I need to purchase for a lift?? I'm looking at the zone 3" suspension lift + zone steering stablizer and cam bolts. Also I see it says 3.5" backspace. Will I need this if I'm using stock rim / tires? I'm getting 31 or 32s next month and was planning of getting the backspace then. Thnx!

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Old 12-30-2011, 12:11 PM   #2
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i have the 3" zone suspension lift and would recommend going with bigger than 31...

i'm currently running a 32x11.5 if you'd like to see a picture of what that looks like

Backspacing is the distance from the mounting pad of the wheel to the inside edge of the wheel...

basically what that means is you'll need new rims (or wheel spacers if you're goin the cheaper way) in order to properly fit the 32's without rubbing at full turn. Also, if you go with 32's then its going to be recommended to mount them on an 8" wide rim vs the stock 7"

If you like steel wheels you can pick up a set of 5 crager soft 8's for like 250 or so...

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Also, if you go with 32's then its going to be recommended to mount them on an 8" wide rim vs the stock 7"
If his stock wheels are Canyons, they are 8" wide.
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^^^ this is true...

i was just assuming since most are 7
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:47 PM   #5
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They Are the grizzly rims. Which I actually liked cause they were professionally painted gun metal gray. I'm also working on a slightly tight budget which is why I was gonna use wheel spacers. I also needs brakes and a front/rear bumper. And better headlights. Would 31s on grizzly rims and a 3" lift look totally ridiculous and or hinder performance ?
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it wouldnt look ridiculous but maybe a little off, i would get the bumpers and brakes first which is the way im going now so i can then save up again for a lift
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:22 PM   #7
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I have the money for the brakes, bumpers, lift and headlights. I was just trying to stall a month or so for tires. So I can get something good
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I personally would recommend 32's with that lift...31's may look ok. Probably wouldn't look BAD at all...just gonna have a lot of wheel well showing.

This is with 33's and the Zone 3" lift before I installed the 1.25" body lift.

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31s look kind of small with a 3'' lift. I have them on my jeep now. Next set of tires I buy will be either 32s or 33s. Might have to re-gear with 33s though.
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Here is how mine is sitting with 3" zone lift and 32x11.5's






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Old 12-30-2011, 05:32 PM   #11
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Do they make 32x10.5x15?? I do like these rims =(
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Not that i've ever seen...

i just put that size into discount tire and it came back with zero...
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Do they make 32x10.5x15?? I do like these rims =(
265/75/16 = 32/10.50/15, except for the difference in rim size.

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