Pic of of jkus on 37 and 35 please. - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > JK Wrangler Technical Forum > Pic of of jkus on 37 and 35 please.

TeraFlex Now at Rockridge 4WD! BEST DEALS around!Alloy usa heavy duty ball joint kitsENGO QUADLUX 6" to 54" LED AMBER AND WHITE MULTI

Reply
Unread 06-30-2013, 06:39 AM   #1
Ls1man2020
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Nova, Va
Posts: 98
Pic of of jkus on 37 and 35 please.

Good morning I'm trying to decide what lift to go with and what tire size for my JKUR 4.10 gears. I was thinking the 2.5 tera flex with 35s. Then I saw a jku jeep with 37s at 711 and thought it looked a lot better than the jeeps on 35s. The strange thing is the guy at 711 said he had a 2 inch lift and he removed the fenders for the flat kind that's it. I thought in order to run 37s there was more to it. I called tera flex and they said I would need at least a 3.5 inch lift and driveshaft mods with new gears. I'm confused.

Ls1man2020 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 07:01 AM   #2
HOKIES2010
Web Wheeler
 
HOKIES2010's Avatar
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Navarre Beach, FL
Posts: 1,728
I don't know why uploading pics is such a PITA now.

Look here

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/i...-jkur-1292999/

I run a RK 3.5" with 37s and flat fenders. I wouldn't run less than 3.5" if you want to do anything off-road.

I am running 5.13s but I also have a 3.8 so your gears would be different. I also changed the drive shafts out of choice but with a manual you can get away with the stock ones. Are you sure he wasn't talking about axle shafts? You will eventually break a stock axle shaft with 37s.

Will also say you should think about changing your ball joints, getting c-gussets and sleeve your front axle. The jump from 35" to 37" takes a bit more planning. If you want to say you have a 37 but have a smaller tire than buy a KM2, they run small.
__________________
HOKIES2010 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 07:42 AM   #3
Filthy-Beast
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Palatine, IL
Posts: 2,334
3.5" MetalCloak game changer lift, cut fenders, 35s. It uses every bit of the space above the tires when flexing.



__________________
[B][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/beast-2-build-13-jkur-1460311/"]13 JKUR Build thread[/URL][/B]

[COLOR="red"][B]For Sale:[/B][/COLOR] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f129/jk-4dr-black-painted-hard-top-1000-a-1541186/"][COLOR="Blue"]2013 4dr JK Painted black Hard Top[/COLOR][/URL] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f127/jkur-18-59-springs-shocks-1557427/"][COLOR="Purple"]JKUR 18/59 springs and shocks[/COLOR][/URL]

[SIZE="1"][B]97 TJ:[/B] daughter 1 - 2.5L, Auto, 2" BB, 31" GY Duratrac
[B]98 TJ:[/B] Daugher 2 - 4.0L, 5spd, D44 rear
[B]06 LJ Rubicon:[/B] mine - Rokmen full up-armor, 8 adjustable CAs, front bumper, sliders, corners, Shrockworks rear bumper, 3" AEV/BDS lift, Currie HD stearing and Antirock, MT/r - k 35x12.5, SuperWinch, MC Overlines, York OBA
[B]13 JKU Rubicon:[/B] Wife's for now, Ace Rock rails & rear bumper tire carrier, Truck Lites, MC Game changer 3.5 lift, RR skids, PSC Brawler front bumper, Warn 9.5cti-s, 35" GY MTRs[/SIZE]
Filthy-Beast is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 09:53 AM   #4
Ls1man2020
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Nova, Va
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by Filthy-Beast View Post
3.5" MetalCloak game changer lift, cut fenders, 35s. It uses every bit of the space above the tires when flexing.



Wow nice rig I thought you couldn't mount 35 on the stock rim? Also what top is that you are running. And flat fenders?
Ls1man2020 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 09:59 AM   #5
Ls1man2020
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Nova, Va
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by HOKIES2010 View Post
I don't know why uploading pics is such a PITA now.

Look here

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/i...-jkur-1292999/

I run a RK 3.5" with 37s and flat fenders. I wouldn't run less than 3.5" if you want to do anything off-road.

I am running 5.13s but I also have a 3.8 so your gears would be different. I also changed the drive shafts out of choice but with a manual you can get away with the stock ones. Are you sure he wasn't talking about axle shafts? You will eventually break a stock axle shaft with 37s.
.
Will also say you should think about changing your ball joints, getting c-gussets and sleeve your front axle. The jump from 35" to 37" takes a bit more planning. If you want to say you have a 37 but have a smaller tire than buy a KM2, they run small.
Lol. No I'm sure head said drive shaft something about it had to be longer.
Ls1man2020 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 10:44 AM   #6
MoonyJohn
Mountain Climber
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn, Oregon
Posts: 6,664
2.5" AEV with a little worn 35's.. Stuffs pretty well but 37's are pretty doable with the flat flares.



__________________
"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 11:48 AM   #7
HOKIES2010
Web Wheeler
 
HOKIES2010's Avatar
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Navarre Beach, FL
Posts: 1,728
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ls1man2020 View Post
Lol. No I'm sure head said drive shaft something about it had to be longer.
At 2.5" or 3.5" your drive shaft does not need to be longer, it needs to be stronger. If you look at almost all aftermarket drive shafts besides ones like Tom Woods that builds custom lengths you will see they are the same length. All other companies offer a basic 1310 or 1350 design to replace your current driveshafts.

Most people go with an aftermarket shaft because they are skinnier, stronger and allow for more flex before they bind. A stock drive shaft over 3" is more likely to wear out on the rear of the vehicle that an aftermarket. This is more of a problem in the front with automatics because they tend to tear the boot.

And for what it is worth I like my Rock Krawler kit. I really like how it handles with the high steer kit. When it comes to lifts everybody has an opinion and everybody's choice is better than someone else's. I wanted a lift with Adj CAs and Trackbars with a good warrantly that would perform on and off-road.
__________________
HOKIES2010 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 12:23 PM   #8
Filthy-Beast
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Palatine, IL
Posts: 2,334
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ls1man2020 View Post
Wow nice rig I thought you couldn't mount 35 on the stock rim? Also what top is that you are running. And flat fenders?
Thanks! It's a frameless Bestop Trek top NX, turns into a safari with the windows out, has sunrider fold back front and comes completely off in under 5 minutes.

You can mount them on 7.5" wheels and lots of people do. Officially you need 8" rims so some places wont do it. My local Discount tire didn't have 35x12.5 tires in their computer so the guy looked up some 315 tires and it said it was ok. I like the narrower rims, holds a bead better when aired down.
__________________
[B][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/beast-2-build-13-jkur-1460311/"]13 JKUR Build thread[/URL][/B]

[COLOR="red"][B]For Sale:[/B][/COLOR] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f129/jk-4dr-black-painted-hard-top-1000-a-1541186/"][COLOR="Blue"]2013 4dr JK Painted black Hard Top[/COLOR][/URL] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f127/jkur-18-59-springs-shocks-1557427/"][COLOR="Purple"]JKUR 18/59 springs and shocks[/COLOR][/URL]

[SIZE="1"][B]97 TJ:[/B] daughter 1 - 2.5L, Auto, 2" BB, 31" GY Duratrac
[B]98 TJ:[/B] Daugher 2 - 4.0L, 5spd, D44 rear
[B]06 LJ Rubicon:[/B] mine - Rokmen full up-armor, 8 adjustable CAs, front bumper, sliders, corners, Shrockworks rear bumper, 3" AEV/BDS lift, Currie HD stearing and Antirock, MT/r - k 35x12.5, SuperWinch, MC Overlines, York OBA
[B]13 JKU Rubicon:[/B] Wife's for now, Ace Rock rails & rear bumper tire carrier, Truck Lites, MC Game changer 3.5 lift, RR skids, PSC Brawler front bumper, Warn 9.5cti-s, 35" GY MTRs[/SIZE]
Filthy-Beast is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 12:28 PM   #9
GauchoMark
Registered User
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Posts: 182
Just got mine on. I have somewhere around 2" of lift and don't have upgraded gears yet. I haven't been on the interstate yet, but just driving around town it really isn't bad as far as power loss goes. It really has me questioning 5.38's now.

I did:
MetalCloak Fenders
Old Man Emu 2618/2619 Coils
Old Man Emu Nitrocharger Sport 60066L/60067L Shocks
JKS Trackbars (OGS121/OGS129)
JKS Quicker Disconnects 2034
Rubicon Express F/R Brake Lines (RE1530/RE1540)
JKS Adjustable Bumpstops (1100)
Artec Front Axle Armor Kit (JK4410)
Clayton Upper & Lower Rear Control Arms to move the axle back about an inch.

For what its worth, Metalcloak says you can fit 37s with no lift, but I tried that first and wouldn't recommend it. You CAN... but I decided to get just a little bit of lift. I called them and they admitted to moving the rear axle back on their test rig, which they don't even mention as a recommendation on their site. You can, however, make it work with no lift at all.


GauchoMark is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 12:30 PM   #10
rha600
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: hollywood, florida
Posts: 934
AEV 2.5" with 315/70s (35s) with stock fenders. I live in florida so I'm still looking for something to really flex on.



This sad example is the best I've found so far.

rha600 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 07:51 PM   #11
1sportsdoc
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: So Cal
Posts: 358
Quote:
Originally Posted by GauchoMark View Post
Just got mine on. I have somewhere around 2" of lift and don't have upgraded gears yet. I haven't been on the interstate yet, but just driving around town it really isn't bad as far as power loss goes. It really has me questioning 5.38's now.
Nice looking jeep. What tires are those? Thank you.
__________________
All STOCK Rubicon Unlimited
1sportsdoc is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 08:22 PM   #12
GauchoMark
Registered User
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Posts: 182
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1sportsdoc View Post
Nice looking jeep. What tires are those? Thank you.
Thanks. The tires are Falken Wildpeaks that are rebranded Falken Rocky Mountain ATS II for Discount tire so they don't have to price match.
GauchoMark is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 10:04 PM   #13
Rtone1583
Registered User
2009 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 194
BFG KM2 37" tires on AEV 4.5" dual sport and stock fenders.

Rtone1583 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-30-2013, 10:09 PM   #14
coach4christ
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 4
image-3800717070.jpg


3.5 inch RE lift with 35's.
coach4christ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-01-2013, 08:56 AM   #15
kswerks
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Reisterstown, MD
Posts: 1
Teraflex 4.5" Lift with 37" Geolanders.
kswerks is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
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.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

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.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.