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Ndep01 11-04-2008 06:39 PM

2005 Wrangler Unlimited
 
I have a 2005 Wrangler Unlimited and am looking to put lift on it but am not sure how big i should go in terms of suspension and tire size... please post advice

distortedtj 11-04-2008 08:30 PM

What is your budget? After all it all comes down to money.

Also what are your plans for the vehicle's use? Daily driver, weekend toy, or just toy?

If you plan to use if for offroad use...what type of offroading? Rocks, mud, sand, light trails, hard trails?

p-rev 11-04-2008 08:44 PM

6" long arm and 37s sounds good to me.

but do you have a budget?

YellerJeep 11-04-2008 11:48 PM

Bigger is always better
 
Everyone told me when I was putting a two inch lift on my jeep that as soon as I got it on I was going to want it bigger. They were right! But like one post said it all comes down to money. Tight budgeted, go with a four incher, got a little extra go ahead and get the six inch long arm. The six inch long arm rides a little better I hear. Good luck with your build!

AzTJ 11-04-2008 11:52 PM

With an Unlimited, you have a D44 in the rear... so tire size shouldn't be much of an issue.

3" lift with 32's or 4" lift with 33's... it's up to you and how much you want to spend.

Unlimited 11-05-2008 11:24 AM

2 Attachment(s)
Unlimited, 3.5 RE Superflex lift, 33x12.5x15 tires:

Plenty of flex.....

GrnTJ 11-05-2008 04:28 PM

Depends as everyone has said, on budget and plans for the Jeep. Let us know and you'll get a better answer.

G54 11-06-2008 03:37 PM

I did a 2" spring lift with 32s on my 06 LJ, and I regret not going a little taller. If I could do it again, I would spend just a couple hundred more and get the Full Traction 3" economy kit and JKS 1.25 BL/MML and run 33s. The LJ just needs at least 33s IMO, and 35s are better.

Soon I'll be putting on a BL, front spacers, and flat fenders and when I need tires I'll up to 33s.

flattietj 11-07-2008 12:24 AM

save ur money and go long arm in the future......if u cant stand it go bb which is dirt cheap and then go long arm 4".......u wont need more......if you r new you should just run that long wheel base bitch and show up the modified short wheelbased jeeps


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