Anybody running 33s with a 2.5 Lift - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 02-02-2013, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
ridge28
Registered User
1964 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: puyallup
Posts: 100
Anybody running 33s with a 2.5 Lift

I have a 2.5 inch skyjacker lift on my 64, i ahve a lot of extra room with my 31s and am looking at tires, are 33s a legitimate option? anybody else have this set up? Pictures?

ridge28 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 07:56 AM
CJ51973
Registered User
 
CJ51973's Avatar
1988 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Versailles
Posts: 2,340
I ran them on my 73 with 2 1/2" lift. Fender trimming (pretty big) was needed if you are offroading it. If you are just driving it on the road or mud bogging it might be possible to make some really long bump stops. CHeck out my pictures as there should be some of my 73 on there. That said, I think 4" of lift is too much for a narrow track CJ5. I was happy with the results although if I did it again I would try to make something better looking with some TJ flares.

Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about.
CJ51973 is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 08:25 AM
agear
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: norfolk
Posts: 2,193
I have a 2.5 suspension lift with a 1 inch body lift on my 84 cj7
Attached Thumbnails
IMG00861.jpg  

1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
agear is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 01:34 PM
my_304_cj7
Registered User
1976 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Troy
Posts: 823
I was running 33" DuraTracs with 2.5" superlift. I didn't like the look though so I went with a 1" body lift. I drove it for a year before the body lift.

'76 CJ7 Quadra-Trac 304 2.5" superlift 1" body lift 33" DuraTrac's
2014 Grand Cherokee Altitude
my_304_cj7 is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 01:38 PM
my_304_cj7
Registered User
1976 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Troy
Posts: 823
One other consideration, 2.5" is just an approximate based on vehicle weight. If CJ-7's and 5's use the same springs I don't see a company manufacturing two different spring rates for each vehicle considering the low volume of orders they probably receive. The 5 being lighter, you may get more than 2.5".

*After a little research the springs are the same, so that would be something to consider.

'76 CJ7 Quadra-Trac 304 2.5" superlift 1" body lift 33" DuraTrac's
2014 Grand Cherokee Altitude
my_304_cj7 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
ridge28
Registered User
1964 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: puyallup
Posts: 100
So would 32s be more reasonable?
ridge28 is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 02-03-2013, 04:50 PM
74Maverick
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Fairborn
Posts: 752
I ran 33x14s on 2.5 BDS no problem on my old 7, now same springs and tires on my cj5 with a lil shackle(3/4 in) and no problem. Also my roomate stole some of my 33x14s and put em on his stock(i think it may have an inch or less body lift) cj7 and he has only minor rubbing during flex.

The Last Great American Hero... the demi-god... to which speed means freedom of the soul.
74Maverick is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome