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post #1 of 6 Old 04-20-2013, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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Thinking about lifting my wk

So I have a 05 jeep wk with 4x4 and the 5.7 hemi with QDll. I have been thinking about lifting itto give it alittle more aggressive look. I was thinking about the 2" rough country lift. But I am also looking for tires. I have no idea about tires. It has stock tires and wheels. I would like to keep the wheels but go a little bigger on the tires. I just not something for a causal off roading that's all. Any suggestions? Is the rough country a good lift? Also what type wear if any this would have on the vehicle? Thanks

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-20-2013, 09:49 PM
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A 265/70/17 will fit nicely

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 09:46 AM
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Not trying to hi-jack your thread but I have the same vehicle and the same questions. Would 255/75-17's fit with a 2" lift, will I need spacers?
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post #4 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 10:10 AM
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If you have stock rims you will most likely need to get spacers so that the tires do not rub the bolt.

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post #5 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 12:10 PM
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I've got the Rough country 2" lift with 1.5" spacers. The maximum tire size you can run is a 285/75/17. I'm putting on 265/70/17 general grabber AT2's
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 02:18 PM
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dont get the rough-country lift.
Go with the OME lift, and PM Kolak on this forum and ask him for a price. He's good!
I went with the OME HD Lift and I wont go back so spacers.
265/70/17 will fit, anything bigger you will need to do a pinch weld.
This also depends on what off-set rims you are using.

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