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Unread 08-09-2010, 10:57 AM   #1
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For the guys running one tons

Just bought a 95 YJ, got a great deal on it.

The set-up is Dana 60s 4.5" soa sitting on 39" Iroks on 17" tires

I want to lower this thing as much as I can.

My questions are

Can I put on a smaller 8 lug wheel and run smaller tires such as 35s on a 15 inch tire?

Can I take off the 4.5" springs and put on some stock YJ springs?

I know I could go back to SUA but that would require me cutting the hangers and relocating them back under again.

I want the YJ to be low enough to drive around town and am lookin for anything


Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated guys

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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:01 AM   #2
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You just bought this thing right?
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:09 AM   #3
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You just bought this thing right?
Right
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:20 AM   #4
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60s are large and heavy, you need a bigger tire to get the Full effects of said weight and strength. Yes you loose something in the mix called Daily Driving Comfort. 35s may let the pumpkins set too low and you would hang up a lot easier.

But why are you wanting it lower? Does it do something scary? Maybe it does not have sway bar?
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:20 AM   #5
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i do not think a 15in rim will fit on 1 ton axles as for the lift gust get sum stock spring i would not go with 35 i would go with sum 37 and trim a little to fit if it need it
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:22 AM   #6
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60s are large and heavy, you need a bigger tire to get the Full effects of said weight and strength. Yes you loose something in the mix called Daily Driving Comfort. 35s may let the pumpkins set too low and you would hang up a lot easier.

But why are you wanting it lower? Does it do something scary? Maybe it does not have sway bar?
i could see why he want to lower it. it has all most 10in of lift
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:30 AM   #7
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:46 AM   #8
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Looks good. But might want to check your caster, that pinion looks like it was rotated up too much.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 11:50 AM   #9
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i like it =)
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Unread 08-09-2010, 01:40 PM   #10
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Just put stock springs and shackles on it that will bring it down a lot..I would not change rims or tires those big diff's will have you hung up on every thing..
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Unread 08-09-2010, 01:58 PM   #11
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Yeah a few other boards have mentioned that also. I am going to put on some stock springs to start with and from there try and get some smaller tires. 39s are too big for me, only wanting to go with 36 or 37s
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Unread 08-09-2010, 02:05 PM   #12
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Here you go for the front.

And the rear.


Those are stock size but high quality, heavy duty materials.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 03:34 PM   #13
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If it was me in that boat..i'd go SUA since that front axle looks like the pinion angle is way off,youre going have to cut the spring brackets off and move anyhow.
Downsize the tires like you want..do some trimming for clearance issues..or do a "highline" mod on the front fenders and open the rear up a bit for more clearance but opening the tub up..but in those cases it would most likey call for a paint job too since you would be welding on the rear 1/4's to open the wheels wells up for the tires.
Just going back to SUA should net you around 5" of less lift alone.

I'm like you,i like the LCOG idea..jeeps roll over easy enough without a lift,i'm going to do a serious LCOG on my jeep for flex and bigger tires for clearance underneath and better street habits.
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