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Jason1348 02-21-2012 09:09 PM

4 inch lift and 35
 
I seen people sat it will not git has anyone tryed where does it rub at??

Jerry Bransford 02-21-2012 09:12 PM

For offroad use, 4" is ideal for 33" tires, 5" is ideal for 35" tires. Where do the tires rub if you don't have those amounts of lift? Fenders.

For street or very mild offroad use, you can get away with 3" for 33" and 4" for 35" tires but I wouldn't recommend either for a Jeep that sees much offroad time.

Jason1348 02-21-2012 09:14 PM

Thank u very much

Rpkittle 02-21-2012 09:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jason1348
I seen people sat it will not git has anyone tryed where does it rub at??

That was a hard sentence to read. Jerry is right, you'll quickly know when it's rubbing your fenders lol.

Jason1348 02-21-2012 09:20 PM

Sorry typing from my phone at work lol fat fingers and touch screen suck

brad.s.woods 02-21-2012 11:45 PM

Just curious, I have a 3.5" suspension and a 1" body... So you think I could run 35's?

XJ Knight 02-21-2012 11:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brad.s.woods (Post 2060317)
Just curious, I have a 3.5" suspension and a 1" body... So you think I could run 35's?

Depends.. What rear axle you got?

drl650 02-22-2012 05:04 PM

I have a 4.5" RE lift with 33s. Next week I will be putting on my new 35s. Hopefully all will be ok. I dont do heavy wheeling light trail riding with some occasional mud riding. I will also be getting some new flat fenders..Here is a pic with 33s.
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/o...9/DSCN0246.jpg

Jerry Bransford 02-22-2012 05:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by drl650 (Post 2062723)
I have a 4.5" RE lift with 33s. Next week I will be putting on my new 35s. Hopefully all will be ok.

It'll be fine for your new 35's, RE's 4.5" suspension lifts are more like 5-5.5" in reality. :)

JeepAddOns-Chris 02-22-2012 05:12 PM

I encourage people to keep the COG low. Run Metal Cloak or Bushwacker flat flares. I'd rather do that than go over 4" of lift.

Jerry Bransford 02-22-2012 05:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JeepAddOns-Chris (Post 2062748)
I encourage people to keep the COG low. Run Metal Cloak or Bushwacker flat flares. I'd rather do that than go over 4" of lift.

Having a low COG is one thing, having sufficient clearance under the Jeep to make it over obstacles is quite another. I've seen rigs on the rocks whose design goals were so focused on having a low COG that they couldn't make it over the rocks... they got hung up on the rocks so much that it ceased being entertainment after a while.

Irongrave 02-22-2012 06:15 PM

jason where are you from?

makes a bigger difference to what your wheeling as some set ups work better for different trail systems.

Our TJ is on a 4in springs, clayton short arms up front, and their triangulated 4 link out back. we have a great belly clearance also set the shocks up for more down travel then up travel and it works very well for the trails in the Northeast. We have a lot more off camber and tighter trails with trees than a lot of the southern cal guys. So taller rigs tend to kiss trees more often then a lower rig with the same travel in the suspension.

Summery 4inchs and 35s works just fine for me

Jason1348 02-22-2012 06:22 PM

Im in Ohio sounds alot like are trails no rocks all mud trees creeks do u rub at all I also have triangulated 4 link how's it flex for u

Irongrave 02-22-2012 06:36 PM

with the currie joints it works very well

Imped 02-22-2012 06:39 PM

4" and 35's is average. Some go taller for no reason and some go lower because they can. There's a lot more to determining up travel than the height of your springs alone. Instead of just blindly going at it with useless metrics, why don't you determine a belly height and up travel requirement and shoot for those? That's much more useful than just saying "I want 4" and 35's."

Jason1348 02-22-2012 06:39 PM

Do u have any pic of the 4 inch lift and 35

Irongrave 02-22-2012 07:37 PM

http://stillwater-photoworks.smugmug.../IMG6568-M.jpg

http://stillwater-photoworks.smugmug.../IMG6526-M.jpg

jeepr 02-22-2012 07:44 PM

People are focusing way too much on how low they can get a rig and not thinking about functionality. In Colorado, Moab and Cali if your too low, even with a tummy tuck and enough uptravel your going to get stuck. A flat skid isnt very helpful if its too low to the ground to make a differnce. I don't advocate going too high but a good balance is key. I prefer not to drag sids/ hit my bumper on every obstacle.

IndyJeepMan 02-22-2012 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jeepr
People are focusing way too much on how low they can get a rig and not thinking about functionality. In Colorado, Moab and Cali if your too low, even with a tummy tuck and enough uptravel your going to get stuck. A flat skid isnt very helpful if its too low to the ground to make a differnce. I don't advocate going too high but a good balance is key. I prefer not to drag sids/ hit my bumper on every obstacle.

Tell that to the competition buggies and rigs that make moab look like a sandbox :)

Imped 02-22-2012 08:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jeepr (Post 2063525)
People are focusing way too much on how low they can get a rig and not thinking about functionality. In Colorado, Moab and Cali if your too low, even with a tummy tuck and enough uptravel your going to get stuck. A flat skid isnt very helpful if its too low to the ground to make a differnce. I don't advocate going too high but a good balance is key. I prefer not to drag sids/ hit my bumper on every obstacle.

If you're referring to me, I've got 19" at the belly, 17" at the lowest link mount, and no gas tank hanging down in the back. Clearance up the ass + 5" up in the rear and 6" up in the front. All while remaining a tick under 6' at the top of the windshield frame.

.....and I still get high centered. If you play where clearance matters, you'll hit no matter what.

Rpkittle 02-22-2012 08:53 PM

Nice Jeep, I like the orange:thumb:


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