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Unread 10-11-2007, 05:03 AM   #1
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PA lift laws?

are there any PA lift laws i should know about?

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Unread 10-11-2007, 09:16 AM   #2
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Technically, yes, there are. I've never encountered a problem, but that's not to say you won't. I don't have the official numbers, however, certain GVMW are allowed to be only so high. Keep your tires inside your fender flares, and just drive normal. You'll be fine, especially with 31s.
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Unread 10-14-2007, 07:38 AM   #3
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http://www.roughcountry.com/lift_laws.html
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Unread 10-14-2007, 06:34 PM   #4
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Great link man, I didn't even see that there....
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Unread 10-24-2007, 06:29 PM   #5
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Yeah great link
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Unread 10-25-2007, 04:30 AM   #6
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Keep your tires inside your fender flares...
too late...
with my backspacing, the 10.5s would sit a bit outside the flares. if i had flares. i lost them at the Big Dogs Spring Fling. so now the tires are quite outside the fenders.

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...and just drive normal.
if by normal, you mean 80 on the highway, no problem!
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You'll be fine, especially with 31s.
hmmm... well, to make matters worse, when it's time to replace the 31x10.5s, i'll be going to 32x11.5s.

p.s. - for those who cut their fenders:
anyone looking to get rid of those useless rear flares?
97+ body style
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Unread 11-06-2007, 08:55 PM   #7
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i think in pa the frame of the automoblie can not be higher then 24'' of the ground
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Unread 11-08-2007, 10:28 PM   #8
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I travel 476 N/S twice a week with my xj. I pass state police and fixed my jeep on the side of 476 with a state police man there ( serp belt) , and nothing was said. Granted I only have factory flares 31's , 5"in lift, he just liked my jeep and what i have done to it, most Pa officers of any town or the state are mountain men and appreciate jeeps, So as long as you take it easy and dont mess with them, they wont even know you are there.
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Unread 11-10-2007, 03:45 PM   #9
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You must be new to PA if you think that there are laws on lift that are taken seriously

(Not to seriously rip on you, but you should see some of the monstrosities here in Indiana, PA)
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Unread 11-13-2007, 08:19 AM   #10
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LOL, move your mouse over Wyoming or North Dakota!

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Unread 11-13-2007, 11:00 AM   #11
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Local Off-Road/Inspection Station shop said that the 2 major ones that they look at and fail are the bumpers (bottom of the bumpers) cannot be more then 30" and the tires cannot have more then 1" of tread expossed.

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Unread 11-15-2007, 12:24 AM   #12
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no to hijack this but...at what point do u need mud flaps ..isnt that a law? ive had no problems but i did get pulled for windshild lights with no covers.
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Unread 11-16-2007, 07:34 AM   #13
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Tire coverage is the one that'll get you pulled over in my area, and then if they're in the wrong mood the tape will come out and they might get you for bumper height.

Make sure your tires are covered and all your lights work and you shouldn't have to worry about much.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 07:23 AM   #14
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Tire coverage is the one that'll get you pulled over in my area, and then if they're in the wrong mood the tape will come out and they might get you for bumper height.

Make sure your tires are covered and all your lights work and you shouldn't have to worry about much.
I know what you mean. I once had a trooper take out a tape measure and check how far my tires came past the flares. At the time I had a 2000 Sport with with 33x12.5's. Luckily I didn't have any over hang and he let me go. I think he was kind of pissed that he couldn't get me on anything.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 11:15 AM   #15
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Then I would never make it there huh?

This was taken from above my rear flare looking down
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I know what you mean. I once had a trooper take out a tape measure and check how far my tires came past the flares. At the time I had a 2000 Sport with with 33x12.5's. Luckily I didn't have any over hang and he let me go. I think he was kind of pissed that he couldn't get me on anything.
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