is it in the jeep still, if it is I jacked up the axle as far as it will go until the tire comes off the ground just barely. Take a heavy duty chain and put it threw the spring and around the axle just for safety. It will compress the spring enough for what I had to do just a thought.
-1990 Wrangler- 5 inches, 35x12.50, chevy 350, 700R4, line-x tub
-2003 Grand Cherokee- 2''BB and 265/75 BFG all-terrain (daily driver)