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05-02-2013 09:17 AM
GoldenSahara00 37s
05-02-2013 04:37 AM
Jake_84 Right now im running the rc 2.5 lift on my stock 30 x9.5 x 15 bfg at's on canyon rims. she looks ok for now but im probably going to go up to 31's. have a 2000 4.0 5 speed manual. with a d 44 limited slip rear and and d 30 front running 3.73 gears.
05-02-2013 12:51 AM
pcwolf I have a 2" BDS spring/shock lift and a 1/2" Rokmen body lift (to fit their gastank skid) and I like my Wal-Mart Goodyear Authority 235/85R-16 tires that measure out to 32". Works for me.
05-01-2013 10:37 PM
Reznor Don't forget guys that the bigger the tire, the more strain on the weak D35 rear axle. I'm putting 33's on mine but am always going to have to think about how I use the throttle in fear of breaking down on the trail.
05-01-2013 09:29 PM
tstayin I have a 1998 TJ with 2.5" Rancho lift and 32's... works great. Perhaps a little sluggish getting up and going in comparison to stock, but no issues at all.
03-17-2012 08:57 AM
InvertChaos
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Originally Posted by quickartist
can i run 33" tires on 18" rims with a 2.5 inch lift???? newbie
If you have the Jeep in your picture, you can run them without a lift with the right back spacing, but they look sweet with a small lift.
03-17-2012 08:27 AM
quickartist can i run 33" tires on 18" rims with a 2.5 inch lift???? newbie
01-27-2011 06:49 PM
Wrangler06 thanks
01-25-2011 10:26 PM
UnlimitedLJ04
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Originally Posted by Wrangler06 View Post
so with the RC 2.5" lift and 2.2 shocks do you need extended bump stops running 31s??
its all going to depend on the compressed shock length...you need to find that out for front and rear. my suspicion is rears definitely will require at least 1-1.5" and the fronts may require 0-1.5"...again it depends on the compressed shock length.

in front, 13.5" compressed length shocks will fit into the stock location, without bumpstop extensions, with 31s. 14.5" requires 1" extensions, 15.5" requires 2" extensions, and so forth. In the rear 12" compressed length won't require any bumpstop extension...13.25" would require 1.25" bumpstop, 14.5" would require 2.5" bumpstop...and so forth.
01-25-2011 09:39 PM
Wrangler06 so with the RC 2.5" lift and 2.2 shocks do you need extended bump stops running 31s??
01-25-2011 07:54 PM
adawg38 No. If you have more distance between your bump stop and where it meets the axle vs the length of your shock piston your shock will fully compress before your bump stop can stop your axle from articulating causing damage to your shock.
01-25-2011 03:23 PM
InvertChaos
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Originally Posted by Joshpeb2

The bumpstops keep your shocks from bottoming out and destroying themselves. The body lift only helps with your clearance when flexed and also helps for a tummy tuck.
Wouldn't the coils bind before the shocks bottom out?
01-24-2011 09:04 PM
91renegade-YJ I have a 97 with a 3" lift and 33" on it. I have no issues with it at all. Slow to take off at the line but it is a jeep and I like driving in it so not concerning.
01-24-2011 09:02 PM
tlarm139
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Originally Posted by Shokker View Post
32s with 2". 307 gears 3 speed auto. Runs great on freeway and around town. But am regearing soon for some trails.
that looks good, how much mpg did you lose going from stock to 32's?jw, i know its a jeep and i honestly dont care but im jw
01-24-2011 08:56 PM
tlarm139
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Originally Posted by brandonchino View Post
I'm still a noob but I'm running 32's on 16 rims with a 1.25" body lift and rubicon springs. Drives fine on the highway with an Auto and performed well wheelin the few times I've gone.

that looks good, i seen ur location, i live in nj too, south jersey though
01-24-2011 08:15 PM
brandonchino I'm still a noob but I'm running 32's on 16 rims with a 1.25" body lift and rubicon springs. Drives fine on the highway with an Auto and performed well wheelin the few times I've gone.

01-24-2011 05:16 PM
Joshpeb2
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Originally Posted by InvertChaos View Post
Even with the 1.25 BL included?
The bumpstops keep your shocks from bottoming out and destroying themselves. The body lift only helps with your clearance when flexed and also helps for a tummy tuck.
01-24-2011 12:50 PM
InvertChaos
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Originally Posted by adawg38
Thanks tlarm139! Good luck on your Jeep!

The kit doesn't come with bump stop extentions but Rough Country sells the 2" on their site for $15 a pair and like UnlimitedLJ04 said on 33's you will want the 2"
Even with the 1.25 BL included?
01-24-2011 08:22 AM
adawg38 Thanks tlarm139! Good luck on your Jeep!


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Originally Posted by InvertChaos View Post
Did this lift come with bumpstop extensions? I'm about to buy it and want 33's

The kit doesn't come with bump stop extentions but Rough Country sells the 2" on their site for $15 a pair and like UnlimitedLJ04 said on 33's you will want the 2"
01-24-2011 12:55 AM
Shokker 32s with 2". 307 gears 3 speed auto. Runs great on freeway and around town. But am regearing soon for some trails.
01-23-2011 10:24 PM
Wrangler06
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Originally Posted by UnlimitedLJ04 View Post
31x10.50's unless you have added bumpstop extensions. 32's would need 1" extension, 33's would need 2" extension.
not trying to hijack this thread but im looking to get this same lift and i have 31s now..do i need to adjust the bumpstops at all with 31s??? thanks
01-23-2011 10:17 PM
InvertChaos
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Originally Posted by adawg38
I'm running that same RC lift but with the 3/4" pucks to make it a 3.25" lift and 31's and I like the look and way it drives. When I take her out wheeling I have plenty of flexing room too.
Did this lift come with bumpstop extensions? I'm about to buy it and want 33's
01-23-2011 10:11 PM
tlarm139 thanks ! and @adawg38 that looks really good, thats how i want mine to look, its not a big gap between tires and the body, it looks good !
01-23-2011 06:44 PM
UnlimitedLJ04 31x10.50's unless you have added bumpstop extensions. 32's would need 1" extension, 33's would need 2" extension.
01-23-2011 06:27 PM
adawg38 I'm running that same RC lift but with the 3/4" pucks to make it a 3.25" lift and 31's and I like the look and way it drives. When I take her out wheeling I have plenty of flexing room too.

01-23-2011 11:01 AM
GoldenSahara00 like I said it depends on transmission and engine how it runs with 31s compared to 33s. heck people with the new jks say they run 35s and dont care. then again I wouldnt mind 35s on my minivan. ahem. but anyways 33s with a 4.0 and auto is actually not bad at all from alot of people. thats the setup im going to. I run 31s right now and have plent of power.
01-22-2011 09:40 PM
sandro im a newbie so thanks to yall for all the advice. If i ever get my jeep out of the shop (getting new engine) i will probably go with the 31s when the money permits. I visited it the other day and was sad, there were pieces every where, but it was kinda cool. I dont want to mess with wheel spacers, and im keeping the factory rims, so it sounds like 31s. also someone made a good point about it running like a dog on the highway with 32s or bigger. I cant have that!
thanks again
01-22-2011 07:28 PM
Coasttrash ha exact same thing doing to mine, really dont want a BL but for a tummy tuck I need too.
01-22-2011 07:22 PM
TroutBumTJ
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Originally Posted by Coasttrash
Sorry to hijack what if you have flat fenders 33s would be good yes?
Yes. 33's should fit with flat fenders. Thought about doing this with mine instead of a BL, but ultimately I will need the BL to do a tummy tuck and gas tank skid.
01-22-2011 05:35 PM
Coasttrash Sorry to hijack what if you have flat fenders 33s would be good yes?
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