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Old 05-17-2011, 05:47 PM
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Ok I have a 1988 jeep wrangler with a 4 inch suspension lift and a 3 inch body lift. What can I do to lift it a lil bit more. I also have 36 inch tires

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I'll go ahead and give you the response that most will give you, lose the 3" BL and use different means to have clearance. You don't need to go any higher to run bigger tires, if you were to go with more lift and stay with that 3" BL you will have a really high COG and it wouldn't be very safe on a technical off-camber trail.

But then again you can do whatever you please! This is what makes Jeeps a great vehicle this is just my opinion and what I feel most will say as well.

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Are your axles over or under your leafs? There's 3"-4" right there.
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The leafs are under. I'm scared it might be too big. Its just a toy but I don't wanna make to easy to flip over.
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If you go SOA with your current set-up you will be WAY to tall IMO. Also your pinion angle would be incredibly steep. Almost too steep for even a SYE and CV.

Then again I am going low with larger tires, but there's no reason to have anything over 5" of total lift on any rig. But there are exemptions to the way some are set-up.
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Will a shackle lift do me anygood?
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Why does it need to get bigger? With 7" of lift, you should have no problem clearing the 36's. What type of off roading do you do, or are you just going for the looks?
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I have 37's and a SOA plenty of clearance !!!
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For larger tires - you can trim the fenders to get some more clearance. I have about 6" of lift and 39.5s
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I just wanted the extra lift for looks to be a lil taller. I was thinking of shackle lift. Theres another 2 inches.
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get rid of the 3" body lift and do an SOA...then trim the fenders and throw some 37's on
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For larger tires - you can trim the fenders to get some more clearance. I have about 6" of lift and 39.5s
Why axles are you running and have you beefed them up any?
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D60s for mine;

rear is stock 30 spline, front has 35 spline inners / outers and chromo outers.

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