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Old 04-17-2011, 04:38 PM   #1
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Torn between 3 mods.

You have enough money to do 1 of the following things to your jeep that happens to look like this.


Your stock canyon rims look like this..aka $#!%


And your 32" tires look like this..basically they scream like a freight train going down the road. Making it a bit difficult to carry a conversation with your passenger.


Now. Let's say this is your jeep. Would you put the 3inch zone suspension lift on it, buy some iON alloy rims for it, or buy a new set of all-terrain tires for it. You will eventually do all of these things to your jeep, however if you had to pick the first thing you'd do, what would it be?

And yes this is a poll disguised as a make believe story

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Old 04-17-2011, 04:52 PM   #2
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I'd do the lift first... Then do tires and rims at the same time why put good tires on bad rims or bad rims on good tires if you eventually plan on replacing both... Why mount and balance em twice?

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I messed that up but you know what I meant! Lol
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:54 PM   #4
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idk, but i'd def get that unicorn painted on the hood as soon as possible! haha
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:54 PM   #5
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Amongst your choices, I'd go with the one most functional - the lift.

If it were my Jeep, I'd would consider another option - a locker.
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Lift and por 15 for the frame.
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Old 04-17-2011, 05:29 PM   #7
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lift it then do do a hand polish on the wheels and hunt for used tires
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Old 04-17-2011, 05:35 PM   #8
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It seems like getting the lift out of the way first seems to be the general concensus. I dont mean to sound like a broken record on this forum but...
For a guy who hasnt done much more than brake jobs, tire rotation, changing oil etc; Is this a mod that I could do by myself? I'd hate to tear into this project and be stuck with a jeep in pieces.
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Old 04-17-2011, 05:38 PM   #9
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Similar choices for me too. except I love my canyons. Love them a lot. So I painted them!

I have to finish the other four rims once I do the lift. But I love the look.
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when you get the lift from the brown truck post up a thread invite a few fellow forum members over to help put it in. Lifts are not hard to do but it helps a lot with a buddy or 2. Just take your time, save the beer for when you're done, and soak every bolt in PB blaster or Aero Kroil before starting the tear down.
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Similar choices for me too. except I love my canyons. Love them a lot. So I painted them!

I have to finish the other four rims once I do the lift. But I love the look.
those look sweet!! Did you paint them with the tires on and tape them off, or were the tires off of them when you painted them?
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when you get the lift from the brown truck post up a thread invite a few fellow forum members over to help put it in. Lifts are not hard to do but it helps a lot with a buddy or 2. Just take your time, save the beer for when you're done, and soak every bolt in PB blaster or Aero Kroil before starting the tear down.
I will do that Irongrave, I'll definitely start the thread as soon as it is on my doorstep incase I have any questions. To be honest, this is one of the most helpful forums I've been a part of in all of the vehicles I've owned.
I do have access to a car lift which I'd imagine will make things a little easier.
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Lift first and then paint the canyons.
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Similar choices for me too. except I love my canyons. Love them a lot. So I painted them!

I have to finish the other four rims once I do the lift. But I love the look.
They look nice! I just did the pockets on my spare, but now that I see this, I may redo it and the rest like that.
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Tires. Would be most functional upgrade.
Lift. Would be the most fun and best look.
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:26 PM   #16
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I was about to say just that.....
Tires would be the most functional....
Paint the rims....

And just go drive it and have fun.

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paint the canyons. cheap. and do the lift now. you should replace the wheels and tires at the same time as stated above. oh and rotate your tires, might help with the wear
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or do an sye and cv drive shaft
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:10 PM   #19
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Just got off the phone with Allen and ordered the 3" zone offroad lift with a new steering stabilizer and cam alignment kit. Really reasonable pricing. Zone's actual site seems a bit pricier

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