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TJRP 01-22-2010 05:58 AM

New From TEXAS
I'm new to this whole thing...and I love it. I've wanted a Jeep since I was 16 and my wife told me to go for it this year (she is pretty cool most of the time). So here I am trying to figure out exactly what I want to do to my TJ. Its a 99 with a 4.0, 5 speed, and only 80,000 miles. The Jeep looks and drives brand new. I've never had a vehicle that feels more right than my Jeep. It is kind of like a Golden Retriever. Faithful not complicated, and doesn't ask for much. Right now its asking for a lift and bigger tires. So give me your opinion. I'm thinking a rubicon express 2 inch lift with 31x10.50s or maybe 32x10.50s with a 1 inch body lift and the RE lift. Oh yeah My jeep has the Dana 44 rear axle option with the limited slip and 3.73 gears (thats why I don't want to go bigger than 32, I don't want to regear.)

Fweaky 01-22-2010 07:45 AM

Welcome to the forum!
JP magazine list this guide for tire sizes.

WoolyBugger 01-22-2010 07:56 AM

Welcome to the forum! - Nice chart Freaky

InfernoGirl 01-22-2010 09:47 AM

Nice chart, but there's no 33" ........... :(

mrcarcrazy 01-22-2010 10:17 AM

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Where in Texas are you?

RatherBNarizona 01-22-2010 12:46 PM

Is this your DD? How much off-roading do you plan to do?
Welcome to WF!

bergy 01-22-2010 04:27 PM

welcome to the forum from wisco

JDsDream 01-22-2010 04:50 PM


TJRP 01-22-2010 09:16 PM

Yeah, its my DD. I have an 8 mile commute. I plan on doing moderate trails, but nothing too serious. Thats why I think I'm going for the 31's. Thanks for all the input.

mrcarcrazy-I live in New Caney. A small north Houston town.

PecosRiver 01-22-2010 09:46 PM

Howdy neighbor!

blkrubi88 01-23-2010 06:33 AM

Welcome to the forum! Good luck with your jeep!

e-jeep 01-23-2010 08:23 AM

Welcome brother ...RE is an excellent lift kit. Just had the 3.5" put in mine. IMO --go for the 3.5" lift at least.

TJRP 01-23-2010 09:57 PM

Did you have to install an SYE and how big are your tires?

sefatboy 01-24-2010 12:21 PM


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