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post #1 of 17 Old 08-19-2011, 02:33 AM Thread Starter
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pics of 8 inch lift on 35s

im going to put an 8 inch lift and hopefully run 42s but for now i can only get 35s one cause its cheaper two im getting a good deal


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post #2 of 17 Old 08-19-2011, 07:19 AM
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You are using axles from a '79 ford 3/4 ton when you go to 42s right? Or are you planning on running that d35?
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Well I'm planning on skipping the 3/4 and going to 1 tons

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Well I'm planning on skipping the 3/4 and going to 1 tons
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Yeah I rather go all big instead of doing a small upgrade just to get rid of it later might as well build it rigt the first time

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please god not again....

I simply do not agree with an xj even with built axles on a tire over 37...Ive cut the unibody apart trust me when i say i dont trust my life on a 42 inch tire on an xj. However that is just MY OPINION.

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please god not again....

I simply do not agree with an xj even with built axles on a tire over 37...Ive cut the unibody apart trust me when i say i dont trust my life on a 42 inch tire on an xj. However that is just MY OPINION.
tell that to pirate4x4

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8" and 35s

On the search of for tons and 37s
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tell that to pirate4x4

I dont really have an issue with the lift height but i dont like all the added stress on the unibody. However Im not saying it cant be done safely with a cage or exo cage for added strength but the body itself flexs and I like to make my stuff last so in my opinion if it was reinforced with some unibody rail stiffeners and a cage is ideal in my opinion because 16 gauge steel is only so strong. My xj would see that up to a 38 if it was caged and reinforced and built axles but a stock unibody no way in my opinion.. But once again thats just my opinion.

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8" and 35s

On the search of for tons and 37s
i cant take my eyes off it, and i also dont know if thats good or bad.
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i cant take my eyes off it, and i also dont know if thats good or bad.
Haha it's pretty tall, I bought it like that. It's def a project and won't stay like this too long.





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post #13 of 17 Old 08-20-2011, 11:29 AM
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8" that's more like 12"

My friend has a 8" cherokee on 35s

Here's some pics.


before settling \/ so its at about 9"


And on a similar note, some 27s on the same Jeep (used to pass bumper height inspection). That's me being a ******.
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These threads are getting ridiculous.

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post #15 of 17 Old 08-20-2011, 12:55 PM
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Sounds like a great idea! We will be anxiously waiting to hear from you! But not until your finished...
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