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Unread 03-20-2014, 07:34 PM   #61
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I'm on a 7 inch lift on 35s and it works great with little trimming.

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Unread 03-20-2014, 07:45 PM   #62
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If you go to csl offroad Web page they have a 98 with a 4 in lift with 35 ' s stuffed under it. If I remember correctly it was a 4 in lift with adjustable control arms and a little trimming
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Unread 03-20-2014, 09:07 PM   #63
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Wow. What a **** show.

I had 35s on mine with only a 3.5" lift. Slight trimming on both bumpers, some trimming and hammering in the front wheel well. Had to dial in wheel spacers, bump stops and limiting straps to make it work but it worked just fine.

^^still never saw this.
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Unread 03-20-2014, 09:14 PM   #64
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I'm on a 7 inch lift on 35s and it works great with little trimming.
not tryin to slam ya or anything, but that shouldnt be much of a surprise to anyone. the kits ive looked at that are 6.5-7" all suggest minor trimming with 35's.

i am jelous, non the less, tho! slap some 38's or 40's on that baby and hang some pics!
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Unread 03-20-2014, 10:01 PM   #65
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I don't think I would go bigger than 35 I like the way they fit.

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Unread 03-20-2014, 10:13 PM   #66
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I'm on a 7 inch lift on 35s and it works great with little trimming.
Has nothing to do with the original post, 100% off topic
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Unread 03-21-2014, 03:01 AM   #67
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This was my niner before any major mods, on 32 x 11.50s, 15" x 8" Wheels @ 4" BS - 1.75" BB lift blocks, 1" added bumpstopping in front, stock CAs, non-adjusted steering stops etc..

This is the trimming I had to do in order to not rub on the fenders when wheeling with the front swaybar disconnected. Pinchweld seams hammered in, slight trimming on the metal supports behind front bumper (I didn't bother re-installing the front bumper, it would've needed so much trimming ), etc.. Even at that, I had some very slight rubbing with the tires (and the obvious rubbing on the stock LCAs at full lock), but didn't cut 'em.

Rear wasn't much of an issue, only slight trimming at the lower part of the bumper was needed to not rub.




I plan on building a ZJ with about 2"-3" of lift (possibly OME HD coils front and rear, with JKS ACOS Pro used both front and rear for total ~2.75" lift and getting bumpstop cans for high- speed stuff), extending front & rear WB and opening up both wheelwells to fit something like 35s to 37s, and adding a cage. Keeping it as low as possible with large tires. Sort of the same style my niner is now, but a true trail toy with significantly larger tires. Cutting & welding in stuff you can do anything
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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:39 PM   #68
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That's sweet! Here's the trimming I did to my bumper. I just bent the lip up on the fender where it was hitting when I dd it. 2" bb and 255/75r17's. The front isn't bad but the rear tires are pretty cut up. Just in the tread, but looks like s*** anyways.

EDIT: I didn't notice at first, but you can see where my tires were grabbing and pulling the lip of the fender down in the first pic! I just gently hammered the lip up until it didnt hit anymore. Only prob I'm having now is surface rust where the paint came off. Rattlecan to the rescue!
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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:49 PM   #69
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Ah I see, you must have everything hammered well then, with in my first few days with out hammering more than I thought I needed I cut my mtrs 2 $350 tires cut on the outside :

Though none of the cuts were in danger of destroying the wheel more superficial than anything.
damn, that sux, tires are freakin expensive (for me anyway)

i did not increase the b-stop from when i had the 31s on there, i did add an inch to the rear though, i did not know if an inch would be enough but so far so good
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Unread 04-04-2014, 10:30 PM   #70
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Hmm...slowin down a bit. I better bump to get 'er goin again!

Anyone else got pics of stuffed fenders!
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Unread 04-04-2014, 11:13 PM   #71
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Unread 04-05-2014, 03:39 PM   #72
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I'm running 33x12.5 on 3.5" and was rubbing at 1/2 lock, needless to say I broke out the angle grinder. Took off about an inch, need to touch up a few spots to finalize trimming as now I do rub in 1 spot at full lock. So I am planning on adjustable lca's up front to slide the axle forward probably 1/2" (not sure yet) and that should take care of my issue. Then going to weld in some plates to smooth it all out and paint her up.

Also I wasn't too afraid of messing up the paint during trimming because I knew I'm going to repaint her with mostaliner this year, so i kept it neat, grinded down the paint above the lip and primered and painted to keep from rusting (both outside and inside).
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Unread 05-03-2014, 05:19 PM   #73
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33 x 10.5 x 15 inch Tires, 3.5inch lift, front to rear spring swap + 1 inch puck in the rear, extended lower control arms, fully adjustable upper control arms, 1 inch Tcase drop, extended bump stops, 3.5 inch backspace rims, and bumper trimming and it still rubs in the rear arches on full flex.
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Unread 05-04-2014, 09:53 AM   #74
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33 x 10.5 x 15 inch Tires, 3.5inch lift, front to rear spring swap + 1 inch puck in the rear, extended lower control arms, fully adjustable upper control arms, 1 inch Tcase drop, extended bump stops, 3.5 inch backspace rims, and bumper trimming and it still rubs in the rear arches on full flex.
Any pics? This is similar to what I want to do. What 3.5 kit are you using? And how does it drive with the 33x10.50's and 3.73 gears still?
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Unread 05-04-2014, 07:06 PM   #75
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Rc 3.5" kit probably, which would explain the complete unnecessary transfer case drop. Don't waste your money on that kit, its incomplete.
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