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BamaRolln 08-22-2012 11:16 AM

what else besides the spacers
 
2005 Sport 4.0 auto

The PO put 32x11.5s with a spacer lift. Not sure if its 2 or 2.5.

The bushings on the shocks were completely worn out and I had squeaking and metal on metal sound . My shop guy said he thinks the shocks were the wrong size. Long story short I just replaced them with ones for a 2 to 2.5 inch lift.

The PO also installed wheel spacers that were not wheel centric. I replaced these with spidertrax 1.25 that are wheel and hub centric.

Question is, is there anything else I should look for that may be wrong r should have been done on a spacer lift?

jeepwayoflife 08-22-2012 11:38 AM

Glad you got correct length shocks for the lift, thats important. I think thats it though! You should be all set now. :thumb:

BamaRolln 08-22-2012 04:14 PM

So with that size wheels and lift there is no need for gearing changes and all the other things people have to do with 33's and a 4 inch lift?

jeepwayoflife 08-22-2012 06:09 PM

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Originally Posted by BamaRolln
So with that size wheels and lift there is no need for gearing changes and all the other things people have to do with 33's and a 4 inch lift?

Oops my bad, Repost, see next post :)

jeepwayoflife 08-22-2012 06:16 PM

And technically, you would want lower gearing with 32" tires, but its fine if you have no problems now . If you go to 33"+ then i would thibk about regearing, but for now you are probably fine. Check the metal tag on your differential. What is your current gearing?

BamaRolln 08-22-2012 08:05 PM

3.73. What happens if I just leave it at that?

jeepwayoflife 08-22-2012 08:09 PM

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Originally Posted by BamaRolln
3.73. What happens if I just leave it at that?

Nothing really, just slower acceleration and slightly less torque. Doesn't matter too much on an automatic because it won't wear out the clutch like a manual. 3.73 is perfectly fine with 31-32" tires


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