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Unread 04-29-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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tires and rims

I'm new to this forum here.. well i got a 96 jeep grand cherokee with a 3 inch lift on it last week I'm wondering if full size dodge rims will fit on it and if i can get 285/75/r16 under it with little to no trimming

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Unread 04-29-2013, 12:59 PM   #2
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wrong bolt pattern

that size will take some cutting and massaging with 3" of lift.........read through this and it will help you in many areas
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/z...u-post-880249/
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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:04 PM   #3
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alright thanks I'm not 100% positive on the lift height how how do i tell the lift height I'm new to all this stuff lovin my jeep though
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:06 PM   #4
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measure from center of hub to bottom of uncut fender...factory is 18"
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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:06 PM   #5
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Measure from the center of the wheel to the edge of the fender. Stock non upcountry measurement should be 18 inches. If you had upcountry, stock measurement is 19 inches.

EDIT: speedbucket beat me to it lol
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:07 PM   #6
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alright thanks I'm not 100% positive on the lift height how how do i tell the lift height I'm new to all this stuff lovin my jeep though
Stock its like 18inches to the fender and center of the wheel. You should be at 21in or so with the jeep sitting on the ground.
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:07 PM   #7
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i win
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:13 PM   #8
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sweet thanks this may be a dumb question but its a jeep grand cherokee limited does that matter stock height at all? like i said stupid question but just now getting into this jeep stuff
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:16 PM   #9
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no, and if the springs have been replaced then the Upcountry package mentioned above doesn't matter either
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Unread 04-29-2013, 01:18 PM   #10
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alright thanks! this has been extremely helpful so far
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Unread 06-12-2013, 03:16 PM   #11
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Measure from the center of the wheel to the edge of the fender. Stock non upcountry measurement should be 18 inches. If you had upcountry, stock measurement is 19 inches.

EDIT: speedbucket beat me to it lol
Mine is upcountry, measures 20".

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Unread 06-12-2013, 03:18 PM   #12
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Mine is upcountry, measures 20".

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are the springs newer?
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Unread 06-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #13
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Everything is stock.

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Unread 06-12-2013, 07:35 PM   #14
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The front is 18", hmm.

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Unread 06-13-2013, 06:19 AM   #15
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The front is 18", hmm.

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Fill the gas tank up I bet the back drops a little.
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