Lift question - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum > Lift question

Stainless Steel Door Hinge PinsPoly Door Hinge BushingsFS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye Kit

Reply
Unread 10-12-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
seanB27
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: park ridge, il
Posts: 24
Lift question

I just talk to a guy on rough country's website. I told him I have a 98 zj and I'm going to put on 31"x10.50" tires. And that I didn't want to use a lift kit, I just wanted to use coil spacers. He said I need at least a 3.5" lift. But from what I've heard, I would be fine with a 2" coil spacer. I bet you guys would know what to do a bit more than an online chat person. So what kind of lift would I need and would I also need wheel spacers?

seanB27 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-12-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,090
2" budget boost will clear those tires. You will get some rubbing on the control arms at full lock; you can either adjust the steering stops or add wheels spacers to fix this issue. Some minor trimming of the front bumper might be needed as well. I'd also recommend epoxying a hockey puck on the spring pad to act as a longer bumpstop to keep the tires out of the fenders.
WhiteOut is online now   Reply With Quote




Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.