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post #1 of 11 Old 01-31-2005, 07:15 AM Thread Starter
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Tire Size v. Lift Size Chart

Here is a chart I created to help folks figure out how much lift they need for a particular tire size, or what size tire they can run with a particular lift. Depending on how you look at it.

as a note:

Texas ZJ1 is running 35 x 12.50 15s on 15 x 8 rims with 3.75 backspacing. Lots of trimming was required to not have tire rub on the trail. Even with 6 inches of bumpstop.

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post #2 of 11 Old 01-31-2005, 09:57 AM
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is this for the ZJ or WJ....I'm guessing ZJ, but just checking.

edit - and Swamp Boy accomplished 35's with 6" of lift (LOTS of trimming tho')

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Thank You Warren.! Do you know what the OEM backspacing is for the ZJ? I guess I'm looking for the 16" wheel back spacing.

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Another fine product by Warren .. Awsome I'm sure it will help all of us a lot make sure it gets to the FAQ section!!

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Agreed on the FAQ.

I think this question popped up 8 or 9 times in the past week alone. Awesome job Hunter, did you make that?

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Sorry!

Great job on making it, I skimmed the top too quickly.


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Thank You Warren.! Do you know what the OEM backspacing is for the ZJ? I guess I'm looking for the 16" wheel back spacing.

4.5"

Sorry BK, it is only for the ZJ. I'm afraid my WJ knowledge is sadly lacking.

Thanks, guys, hope it helps a bit.

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WVD,

this info is already on the web baby. Thanks for making the chart though.

Here is the link for ZJs and WJs.

http://www.geocities.com/jeepfaq/index.html


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Don't know if it matters but I thought someone should point out that the pumpkins (differentials) height is only increased by tire size. So if you have (for some unexplanable reason) 3.5" of lift with stock tires you still have stock height at the differential......I only thought I'd point that out because (as dumb as it sounds) I didn't realize that at one time.

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can we get a chart that converts the liek 245, 255, 265 stuff liek that size to inches?

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DMS,

those charts are on each tire manufacturer's web sites.

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