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08-22-2013 11:09 AM
ronster I am 5'7. I weigh 254. I am 60 years old and I have a 4" lift on my yj.....my personnal opinion is at your height, any jeep you buy may need to have the seat remounted to seat you comfortably. It is also very important that when you are off-roading, you have your seat adjusted so you do not flop around. my rule of thumb: feet should touch floorboard flat, seat should be almost staight up...happy days
07-30-2013 11:11 PM
mbindel I am 5'9 and I don't have the seat slider so it can be a pain, but I love my jeep
07-30-2013 10:18 PM
astanwyck We are 5'7 and 6'6. Until we get an adjustable driver's seat, my husband isn't the happiest
07-28-2013 12:44 PM
Nica_Dom im 6'3 and i feel and fit great in it!
07-28-2013 11:34 AM
bajajohn The only problem I have getting in and out of my y j. I don't have any Levis with the Belt Loop left on the back . The loop hangs up on the door latch pin and rippppppppp
off it comes
07-28-2013 03:26 AM
blade4804 I am 6'7 and close to over 400lbs in a TJ. I fit ok, but on long drives it feels like the room gets less or I shift weird in my seat. I read about some misch brackets to push my seat back 4" so can't wait to get that. Other then that it runs great
07-27-2013 08:51 PM
Tom62 At 6'6 280lb, even with a bum knee room is good but then I used to drive a vw!
07-24-2013 11:39 AM
crabman141 6' 2" and wish I had a tilt wheel
07-23-2013 08:01 PM
OFFROADJUNKY my 2.5 is rounding the 210 mark and still running but im considering a rebuild just to get some pep back
but she starts and idles perfect and doesnt burn a drop only thing i have noticed with mine is the crankcase ventilation blows oil like crazy if the tube to my cold air intake falls off
07-23-2013 07:53 AM
livenlearn I'm 5' 8" or so. I don't have much of a problem getting in but there is a technique. Jeep has a 3 or 4 inch lift and 32's. Now when driving it, I can't really say because so far the seat was the wrong seat and then it was just sitting in there, not bolted down or anything. Once I get it all back together I can see how it fits me.
07-23-2013 06:22 AM
dangle I'm 6'8" and fit reasonably well in my 2012 jk. Seat is all the way back and reclined a little bit too much for your average Joe. No adult could ride behind me. Hit my head on the speaker bar occasionally. Knees don't have much room to move around. I drive it daily, and it's not so bad. Don't remember my old yj giving me any problems but the was 12 yeas ago.
07-23-2013 06:10 AM
cybersymes five foot seven and a half ...
i can't get the seat in my JK or YJ back far enough ...
how do taller jeepsters fit i always wonder !!!
07-22-2013 11:20 PM
AllMudd
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Originally Posted by vikingshadow View Post
I'm the shortie I guess. 5'5" and I have to CLIMB into my drivers seat, sorta of. Well, kind of a grab the steering wheel, lift my right butt cheek onto the seat, put my right foot in the tub and then sort of roollll and slllliidddeee into position.
Ha that's me too! I'm 5' 5" on a good day I can be 5' 6". I have 4" with 33s and its a challenge let me tell ya!
07-22-2013 10:14 PM
vikingshadow I'm the shortie I guess. 5'5" and I have to CLIMB into my drivers seat, sorta of. Well, kind of a grab the steering wheel, lift my right butt cheek onto the seat, put my right foot in the tub and then sort of roollll and slllliidddeee into position.
07-22-2013 09:21 PM
boonefhh It all depends on how well the engine was cared for.
07-22-2013 09:11 PM
Lucky2balive 6ft my Jeep is a ft taller and its comfy once I can jump up in it.
07-22-2013 07:04 PM
Jprather823 5'7 when I wake up. 5'6.75" when I go to bed. :: but use every inch of my sidestep to get in my lifted TJ lol
07-22-2013 06:06 PM
halestorm26 6'2" and my YJ still has a little extra room... I was surprised.
07-22-2013 02:03 PM
jheffern 6'5" and comfy.
07-22-2013 03:47 AM
bajajohn I am 6ft and fit perfect until I installed my new Best Top seats, now its a little close.
my Y J has the 4.0 with 152 thousand and couldn't run any better.
07-21-2013 10:42 AM
sakicnut
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Originally Posted by Simpleman2 View Post
Iam 6'5" and test drove a JK (2013 Sport Unlmtd), hope I got the acronym correct today. Fit was OK, but only sat in drivers seat for 15 mntea with salesman charting my ear off. Still debating on the purchase and fit, but looking forward to joining the culture and hobby. Need a couple more test drives. Anyone else at least 6'4" and drive a Wrangler daily????
I do
But I also have a TJ lol
07-21-2013 10:39 AM
OregonPlinker Im 5'10" and fit fine. My brother in law is 6'5" and that was the first thing he said when he got in the jeep was "wow I fit really well in this little thing"... I have to open the sun roof on my GTI so he can sit up straight.lol
07-19-2013 10:16 PM
Simpleman2 Iam 6'5" and test drove a JK (2013 Sport Unlmtd), hope I got the acronym correct today. Fit was OK, but only sat in drivers seat for 15 mntea with salesman charting my ear off. Still debating on the purchase and fit, but looking forward to joining the culture and hobby. Need a couple more test drives. Anyone else at least 6'4" and drive a Wrangler daily????
07-19-2013 09:28 PM
Meshugga 6'3" with a 1990 YJ. Older YJs have a lot of seat sag so I feel like I'm a bit too far away from the windshield. Plenty of head clearance. My wheeling buddy is 6'6" and sometimes whacks his head on the soundbar so I'm going to try flipping that around to the backside of the cage to relieve that.

You'll be great with a YJ. Very comfortable. I have 6" of lift and have little trouble getting in and out. My 5'2" mother in law is another story, lol... She fell out.


As far as motors the i6s are great motors. My 4.2 has over 200k miles on it and while it could use a rebuild it doesn't need it yet. I'm hoping to get it to 225k although I'm ready to rebuild it anytime. I really don't know anything about the 4cyl. Sorry!
07-19-2013 09:19 PM
tucsonbob 6'3
07-18-2013 06:24 PM
173ABN VN 6' and doing fine in my 92.It's good to be back in a Jeep!..russ
07-18-2013 05:35 PM
Jrgarcia715 I'm 6'0" I fit great but my seats are not the stock ones I had to custom do install them got them from the junk yard so I can't really speculate in stock seats. Also I have a 4" lift with 33s
07-18-2013 05:30 PM
buckshot500 I'm 6'-1" and I fit OK until I put racing seats in. Had to totally modify the fold forward seat riser so the front links were shorter. While making everything fit me just right, I moved the seat mounts back a few inches along the floor. I used big fender washers to keep from ripping the bolts through the floor.

I have also heard about riser that are available to move the seat back. I think they are called "Big Boy" risers.
07-18-2013 05:02 PM
banks316 Im short Im 5'5 and I do got issues getting in my Jeep. But I got a routine down now. FYI 7.5" lift with 37's is really tall.
07-18-2013 04:45 PM
ChicoJeepy I'm around 6'6, 240. Yup I fit well in my YJ. To many people call me "Redneck" or "Country Boy" psshhh they just mad I'm in a Jeep and their in a Prius :P Would like to have it taller then 20 inch's. Rough Country 4" lift time!!!!!!!!
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