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Unread 12-10-2009, 10:55 AM   #481
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Well here are some updated pics and specs of mine.

coils are 8-9" Rustys
arms are RE fixed short arms with RC drop brakets

Rear is RE 3.5 springs with 1" shackles and 2" blocks

A/A SYE and Tom woods shaft
Bushwacker cut outs
35x12.5 R15 BFG KM2's on soft 8's 15x8

97XJ with a few mods
8.5" long arms and 35's

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Unread 12-10-2009, 11:15 AM   #482
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Lift height (listed & actual): Rubicon Express 3.5" Superflex Actual 4.5" Front and 5"ish Rear
Shocks: Rubicon Express Monotube Shocks
Tire size (Listed & actual): 31" Treadwright MTG's measure out to about 32"
Wheel Size & backspacing: Cragar Soft 8's 15 x 7
Notes: Rubs a little when flexed alot...


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Unread 12-10-2009, 02:19 PM   #483
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Year:2001 XJ
Lift height listed: 3"- Actual: 3.5"
Shocks: RC 3"-5"
Tire size MT Baja Claws 33X12.5 R15
Wheel Size & backspacing: 15x10-4"
Notes: Trimmed 3", No rear sway bar, No SYE or CV shaft, No vibes, Rubs in full flex bad on rear. But over all
I love the set up and if you like low cog then this is good for you. VERY CAPABLE

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Unread 01-02-2010, 02:26 AM   #484
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Year:2000 XJ
Lift Height: 6" mixed lift from 6" front coils,RE drop brackets & 4 SF CA's & HDTrack. Rear RE 4.5" leafs w/ 2" shackle.
Shocks: RE monotubes
Tire Size: 33" BFG MT's (in pictures) now running 35" Interco Trxus MT's
Wheel Size: 15x8 Cragar D windows 4" backspacing(?)
Notes: Fenders cut, running bushwackers on the street. Used to rub until I got the bumpstops right. Other mods: 1 ton OTK steering & OTA track bar, Aussie lockers F&R, 8.8 rear axle w/disks and Ruffstuff covers.

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Unread 01-02-2010, 03:34 PM   #485
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Year: 2000 XJ
Lift Height: RE 3.5" Actual 4"
Shocks: Bilstein 5100's
Tire size: ProComp Xterrain 31X10.5 on ProComp 1079 wheels
Notes: no vibes or rubbing issues / 1" trans drop / JKS Adj Trackbar / Logan's winch bumper

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Unread 01-26-2010, 06:25 PM   #486
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My Jeep
1990 Cherokee Lerado
6.5 inch tomkin Lift
Rough Country Shocks
31x10.50 All Terrains on 15 inch factory westerns Painted with 3m undercoating

My Brothers Jeep
1993 Cherokee Sport
8.5 inch Rough Country Lift
Rough Country Shocks
33x10.50 BFG mud Terrains on Mickey Thompson Classics

My Buddy Sams Jeep
1989 Cherokee Limited
6 inch BB
33x12.50 on 15 inch factory westerns
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Unread 01-26-2010, 06:38 PM   #487
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1992 XJ Laredo
5" lift (1/25/10)

4.5" Rough Country coil springs
4" ProComp leaf springs
2" Rough Country shackles
Rancho RS5000 shocks
15x8" American Racing Outlaw IIs
31x10.5" Firestone Firehawks

Transfer case drop
Rear shock relocation
Lengthened lower control arms
Lengthened front swaybar endlinks
Front shock spacers
Track bar relocation
Rear swaybar removed

No rubbing or vibes as far as I'm concerned. Might do some 33"s this Summer.

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Unread 01-27-2010, 01:09 PM   #488
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Lift height: Rubicon Express 3.5" Superflex
Shocks: OME
Tire size (Listed & actual): 31" Goodyear Duratracs
Wheel Size & backspacing: Cragar Soft 8's 15 x 8
Notes: Rubs a little when flexed. Leveled out perfectly after 3000 miles. Needed Adjustable track bar. 1inch TC drop worked perfectly/no vibes. Drove across country (Chicago- Seattle) with no issues whatsoever!!

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Unread 02-01-2010, 04:53 PM   #489
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Unread 02-02-2010, 10:13 PM   #490
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Holy Crap! Well cleaning that up was fun. This kind of thing was the reason why this thread was closed before. I opened it up so people could post their lifts that didn't get a chance in the past. If conversations like this keep popping up, I am going to have to close the thread again, and most likely not open it back up again.

So lets follow the rules here guys. Keep this thread clean and only post up your lift setups.
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Unread 02-02-2010, 11:46 PM   #491
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Started off as a rough country 4.5" lift, the springs netted me at 6", RC nitro 3000 shocks, 3.5" leaf packs with another 1" of lift with BDS leafs, custom 1.5" shackle lift, overall about 5" of lift or a little more.

tires are 35x12.5x15 BFG KM2s on 15x8 Cragar Soft 8s.

ive trimmed up a good amount..tires rub up front, need to bumpstop.

overall i like this setup, cant wait to wheel with it!

1996 XJ on 36" TSLs, 4", locked F/R, stretched
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Unread 02-03-2010, 02:23 PM   #492
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Year: 1996 sport
Lift: 4.5" rough country, U/L adjustable CA's, RC 2.2 performance shocks, RC new style quick discos
Tires: 31"x10.5"x15" General Grabber AT2's on black steels
Other random stuff: RockCrusher diff. covers, optima red top, GTX hood vents, JCR stage 3 sliders, JCR rear quarter guards, aux. fan switch, had ARB front bumper (sold so i can fab my own), maybe some more.


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Unread 02-14-2010, 01:06 PM   #493
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Just finished my lift setup yesterday, and today is valentines day.. sooo yea.

Lift : RE 4.5 Superflex , Full leaf packs , RE monotubes & ADJ upper control arms , etc

15x8 Cragar soft 8's, 4" backspacing , Off brand 31x10.5x15 Mud terrains

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Previous rigs : 96xj , 92 xj , 00 tj , 90 xj
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Unread 02-19-2010, 10:21 PM   #494
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Year: 1998
Lift height: ~5 inches
Shocks: skyjacker hydros
Tire size: 33x12.5 x15
Wheel Size & backspacing: Mickey thompson classic II
Notes: Trimmed for bushwackers, needed SYE, bumpstop front and rear

Waggy 44s, chromo shafts, 4.88s, spools, mid arm 3 link, 35" kevlars

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Unread 02-28-2010, 11:02 PM   #495
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Front coil spacer, rear XJ leaf pack with extra XJ main and second leaf sandwiched in.
Year: 1990
Lift Height: 2.25" over stock in front, 2.5" over in the rear (measured between axle and unibody)
Shocks: Stock, but have a set of JK Wrangler X shocks waiting to install
Tire Size: 30x9.50r15
Wheel size and backspacing: Stock 15x7 XJ rims with 5.25" BS
Notes: After alignment, rubs lower control arms at full steer

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