lift question - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
Jeep-Short Wheelbase All discussion of short wheelbase Jeeps: CJ, TJ, YJ and JK

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-31-2006, 10:11 PM
Black1991YJ
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
lift question

hi

will it be ok if i run 4inch suspension lift 1 inch shackles and 35 tires and front warn bumber and rear warn bumper with tire carrier? will that be too much weigh?
will i still have enough clearence?
i dont have a hard top if that helps
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 09-01-2006, 07:00 AM
Moderator
 
Jim_Lou's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Belleville, Illinois
Posts: 11,485
Thanks: 15
Thanked 22 Times in 17 Posts
         
Re: lift question

Won't be too much weight. My guess; tires might rub a little, but will probably be OK. These things are always a guess to some extent.
Jim_Lou is offline  
post #3 of (permalink) Old 09-01-2006, 07:46 AM
I Might Just Know What I'm Talking About
 
Pete88YJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: BOSTON
Posts: 1,748
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: lift question

On a YJ you still might hit when the suspension is flexed - probably at the rear of the rear wheel opening - seems that's where they usually hit first. And even if it doesn't hit when it's new, when the suspension settles a little you might have some issues with 35s.

Maybe consider going to TJ flares, or a 1" body lift. TJ flares will really open up your rear wheel opening.

Good luck
Pete
Pete88YJ is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of (permalink) Old 09-01-2006, 03:47 PM
Old Hand
 
mach2_nh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Milford NH USA
Posts: 1,045
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: lift question

I would would do 1" body lift over 1" shackle lift.
long shackles are not a good thing to have.
mach2_nh is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups 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 email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

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