Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum > lift questions

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: lift questions Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
07-26-2009 05:08 AM
fbtased2002 I have been told a 2 in lift for 32in tires. Quadratec.com has a lift kit adviser that is pretty helpful. Good luck. You should be able to install the kit yourself in a weekend if you like getting your hands dirty, an alignment will probably be need afterword though.
07-20-2009 06:20 PM
93yjsplash ok you have convinced me i will buy a kit
but now do i need a 1-1/2" or 2" to run these tires they are 32.1"
07-20-2009 05:50 PM
fbtased2002
No!

If cash is that limited just save your money until you can do it right. I wont hide the fact that I HATE Body lifts, but if you cant do anything else just save your cash, mow some lawns and buy a body lift kit. You said you don't off road so the only reason to lift the jeep is to look cooler and that is not worth risking your life and the life of everyone you take for a ride just cause to save a few bucks. You can get body lifts for right around a hundred bucks. just my 2cents.
07-20-2009 05:14 PM
93yjsplash this is it Plastic Tanks, Plastic Buckets, Plastic Bottles, Labware, Plastic Tubing, PVC Pipe, Plastic Sheet - United States Plastic Corporation ®

and my idea is pretty much the hockey puck treatment but these are stronger
07-20-2009 05:09 PM
RednekYJ The cheapest safest thing to do would be a shackle lift. I wouldn't trust whatever you tried linking to (Your link take's you to the homepage.) Hockey pucks would be better IMO.
07-20-2009 03:19 PM
93yjsplash anyone?
07-20-2009 02:32 AM
93yjsplash
lift questions

idk of there is a rule against this but i'm gonna do it anyway

i am moving my lift disscusion here : )

I just bought a set of stock 17's of a JK because it was all five with tires that had 2800 miles on them for $300. I couldn't pass it up. Anyway i had to buy spacer/adapters because of the 4.5 hub lug pattern/5 wheel lug pattern conflict. I bought them one inch thick and was told that this would take care of any backspacing issues which means i am covered there but now my problem is clearance! I have absolutley no money for a suspension lift. I do have about 75 bucks put away though remember i am fifteen and can't get a job til september. So my question is if i buy these UHMW rods in 2-1/2" diameter could i make a cheap diy body lift to clear these tires? they come out to 32.1 inches and i don't do any offroading just highway driving. This said, if it can be done how thick would i make each spacer and how many would i need like 2" and 8 or 1-3/4" and 7? i just need numbers.with this taken into account what length of bolts would i need? would i need to trim my fan shroud? extra work to radiator mounts? I just gotta know this stuff. : )

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC