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post #7201 of 10763 Old 05-09-2013, 05:32 PM
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When you start with a 2" BB to a F-R swap then a 4" lift plus your BB and only after a year your looking to go higher again and you still have the wheels and tires from every set up

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post #7202 of 10763 Old 05-09-2013, 05:33 PM
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when you look under it after its sat all day and theres no trans fluid leak and you say "hmmm must be close to empty"

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post #7203 of 10763 Old 05-09-2013, 05:53 PM
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When you start with a 2" BB to a F-R swap then a 4" lift plus your BB and only after a year your looking to go higher again and you still have the wheels and tires from every set up
You're getting close to the max lift height they make for these! Haha eventually you'll run out of either amount you can lift it or money

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post #7204 of 10763 Old 05-09-2013, 06:04 PM
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You know you drive a ZJ when you'd rather drive it in the rain than your sports car.

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post #7205 of 10763 Old 05-09-2013, 08:36 PM
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You know you drive a ZJ when you'd rather drive it in the rain than your sports car.
Depends is it a sports car in a nice flat even parking lot thats brightly lite but no poles or driving? Lol id take a sports car then lol
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post #7206 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 12:02 AM
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Depends is it a sports car in a nice flat even parking lot thats brightly lite but no poles or driving? Lol id take a sports car then lol
No driving? What's the point? Lol
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post #7207 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 06:02 AM
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Just meant no poles so theres plenty of room to drive, do donuts, dridts anything really.
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post #7208 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 06:34 AM
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You know you drive a ZJ when you'd rather drive it in the rain than your sports car.
According to Enzo Farrari, Jeep is the only true American sports car. I'd say he knows what he's talking about; you did drive your sports car in the rain.

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post #7209 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 07:33 AM
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Heh, my ZJ is hilarious in the rain (which is why other people aren't allowed to drive it when the ground is wet). It's also a minor deathtrap for anyone used to understeer. It's so neutral in corners with the stock front / upcountry rear spring combo that if you come over the crest making a left through an intersection too fast and aren't smooth enough when you turn in (or get on the throttle too early), the tail comes right out. Heck, you can be cruising around a corner in the rain, no throttle, and just flick the wheel and slide the tail a few inches.
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post #7210 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 07:45 AM
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Mine chirps the tires when im not even trying. If I want to, I can slide it around turns with both rears spinning

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Heh, my ZJ is hilarious in the rain (which is why other people aren't allowed to drive it when the ground is wet). It's also a minor deathtrap for anyone used to understeer. It's so neutral in corners with the stock front / upcountry rear spring combo that if you come over the crest making a left through an intersection too fast and aren't smooth enough when you turn in (or get on the throttle too early), the tail comes right out. Heck, you can be cruising around a corner in the rain, no throttle, and just flick the wheel and slide the tail a few inches.
My 249 and brand new tires won't let me do that anymore.
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post #7212 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 11:36 AM
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i remember those days , then i took off the front shaft and broke in those new tires

got accidental wheel spin last night on the way to see ironman 3

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post #7213 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 02:25 PM
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i remember those days , then i took off the front shaft and broke in those new tires

got accidental wheel spin last night on the way to see ironman 3
Had the front shaft out all last summer and most of winter was fun due to having to run two different sets of wheels. Then my father took my niner for a ride in the snow and realized it's too powerful to be rwd with a few inches as he was barely on the gas doing ten mph with back end sliding out going straight so I got new tires and popped the shaft back up and ya.
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post #7214 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 02:38 PM
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Had the front shaft out all last summer and most of winter was fun due to having to run two different sets of wheels. Then my father took my niner for a ride in the snow and realized it's too powerful to be rwd with a few inches as he was barely on the gas doing ten mph with back end sliding out going straight so I got new tires and popped the shaft back up and ya.
Mine's got a 242 in it and only went in 4wd twice last winter (and one of those was to run from the campus safety guys while I was out drifting). Even in 6" of snow, with good tires (mine will be on actual snow tires for this winter), it does pretty well. It's definitely tail-happy if you're not super-careful with the throttle, but it's quite drivable.
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post #7215 of 10763 Old 05-10-2013, 03:49 PM
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Just meant no poles so theres plenty of room to drive, do donuts, dridts anything really.
You gotta have poles to drift around. Lol
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