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post #76 of 92 Old 05-02-2012, 12:08 PM
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post #77 of 92 Old 05-06-2012, 01:06 PM
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well i allready got the tires i like and i just want the 2" lift to fit them better. i'm 16 and my dad doesnt want me to "go crazy" with mods. but thats mostly because he thinks that any kind of lift will screw up the fuel efficiency and he thinks its more complicated than it actually is. he also thinks it will mess up the steering column. would it?
What fuel efficiency? It's a Jeep
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post #78 of 92 Old 05-06-2012, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
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What fuel efficiency? It's a Jeep
good point. lol

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post #79 of 92 Old 07-26-2012, 09:49 PM
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good point. lol
Just watch the alignment after my lift the steering wheel was always slightly turned until my alignment. You don't want the tires to wear uneven and that will eventually make for a rougher ride!
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post #80 of 92 Old 10-29-2012, 05:29 PM
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I bought mine used with a aev finder and heat reduction hood. I could fit 35" with out any lift they rub a little but not to bad. But I can fit 37" with a 4" lift

06 tj 4.56 dana 44s 2.5" inch lift on 35"
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post #81 of 92 Old 11-01-2012, 01:05 PM
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I bought mine used with a aev finder and heat reduction hood. I could fit 35" with out any lift they rub a little but not to bad. But I can fit 37" with a 4" lift

06 tj 4.56 dana 44s 2.5" inch lift on 35"
Stop posting bad information. You have a ****load of rub unless you're running 3" backspacing on your 35s. There is a difference in being able to install 37s, and being able to USE 37s.

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post #82 of 92 Old 11-02-2012, 09:53 PM
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You can easily fit 35s with the right back spacing just as long as you don't love your flares. And as for the lifted look, why not use a bodylift? Your dad can't say **** then, and it will look good, fit bigger rubber and not affect handling (as much) keeps your centre of gravity low. Probably cost like $80 to get a bodylift kit or make one
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post #83 of 92 Old 11-04-2012, 05:18 PM
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i still say DIY highline

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post #84 of 92 Old 11-18-2012, 03:58 PM
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I'm 19 and i've been building lifted 4x4s and worked on the "low and slow" (well not so slow.. Evos and M3...) since i was 16 and can give you this advice, PAY IT OFF before you build it even if the moneys to you're father because you don't want to blow all your money makin it go up then be stuck when he takes the keys. And most defiantly research everything before you buy. But as far as lifts and loans i'm in the same boat so good luck and do it right!

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post #85 of 92 Old 11-27-2012, 08:54 AM
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i know everyone else has said it but... just save your money and get a lift you will be happier and wont be "that guy"

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post #86 of 92 Old 12-02-2012, 11:49 AM
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Just stop trying to look cool and go out and lift it. Not trying to be harsh but the amount of time trying to deceive people to think ur lifted u could have put a lift kit in. Personally I think lifting a yj is pointless. Xj, zj, tj way to go
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post #87 of 92 Old 12-02-2012, 11:59 AM
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how does this work?? haha doesnt make sense
you dont know what helium is?

You said you are 16 which means you are in highschool! How do you not know this?

Im assuming you want your Jeep to look bigger so you can impress the ladies?

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post #88 of 92 Old 12-23-2012, 06:14 PM
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post #89 of 92 Old 12-30-2012, 07:24 AM
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post #90 of 92 Old 12-30-2012, 01:14 PM
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cut off your legs

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