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    Thread: Finally lifted my Jeep, What you guys think? Picss

    1. Member GLI Stee's Avatar
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      01-24-2012 02:21 AM #1
      Bought it stock and finally lifted it, i was posting on here awhile ago doing my research finding out what I'd have to do to get my Jeep built right and how much it'd cost. So here is some pics for you guys! *note: cosmetically im not done yet

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      - 35x12.5x10 BFGoodrich Mud Terrain KM2 Tires
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      * I ordered a Surco Safari Rack, Surco Axe/Shovel adapter, and Bushwacker cutout fender kit so ill post pics after i assemble those and get it on the truck...

      On to the pics! Let me know what you guys think!!!:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:









      my girlfriend:shhh:

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      01-24-2012 06:18 PM #2
      Love it! Are you going to have to trim the fenders if you do any wheeling that requires decent articulation?

    3. 01-24-2012 08:02 PM #3
      I likey.

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      01-24-2012 09:34 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by boraIV View Post
      Love it! Are you going to have to trim the fenders if you do any wheeling that requires decent articulation?
      Thanks, and my Bushwacker cut out kit just came in the other day it'll give me up to 5 inches of breathing room for the 35's but I won't be doing any hardcore wheeling/flexing with this because it's my Daily yet I will be enjoying on the trails! I'll be installing it on Friday, and my Surco Safari rack will be on it tomarrow morning. I'll deff post pics after I'm done cutting the fenders n putting the BW's on
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      01-25-2012 08:38 AM #5
      Looks nice
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      01-25-2012 10:40 AM #6
      Looks nice.
      Hope the joints last for you, a buddy of mine has their LA kit and it eats joints like crazy.
      You might want to get yourself some spare front shafts, if you're gonna get on it with them tires...
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      01-25-2012 12:19 PM #7
      Expected to find another boring Wrangler.

      Found a great looking Cherokee- I love it, good job OP.

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      01-25-2012 01:44 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by deucestudios View Post
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      You might want to get yourself some spare front shafts, if you're gonna get on it with them tires...
      Pretty much exactly what I said. 35s will kill a 30/35 combo. Also, did you regear? For every 1" over stock tire diameter you add, youve effectively removed .10 from your gear ratio. So, say stock w/ 235s (29") up to 35s and youve removed about .6 from your R&P ratio. Thats not so good...

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      01-25-2012 02:47 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by ArtieLange View Post
      Expected to find another boring Wrangler.

      Found a great looking Cherokee- I love it, good job OP.



      Cosigned, great looking rig duder.

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      02-01-2012 07:28 AM #10
      Very nice I have those tires on my truck and I love them
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      02-02-2012 02:06 PM #12
      Nice XJ

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      03-03-2012 10:09 PM #13
      Looks alittle top heavy. What kind of mpg are you getting? Since your not doing heavy wheeling why didn't you stick with 33s on stock gears. I envy the sand I wish I had some near me to drive in.

      X2 on the joints, make sure to keep an eye on them periodically.

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      03-04-2012 11:59 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by ArtieLange View Post
      Expected to find another boring Wrangler.

      Found a great looking Cherokee- I love it, good job OP.


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      03-05-2012 07:27 AM #15
      is that a 44 or 8.25 rear?

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      03-05-2012 08:20 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Withidlehands View Post
      is that a 44 or 8.25 rear?
      Chrysler 8.25, with that body style it probably has the larger 29 spline shafts.
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      03-19-2012 02:35 PM #17
      got the bushwackers on it now so my tires have alot of room... These pics were directly after the lift and before cutting my fenders
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    18. 03-21-2012 10:07 AM #18
      Where did you order the safari rack from?

      I'm looking for one for my xj right now, lemme know how it works out.

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      03-21-2012 03:22 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by lostmypassword View Post
      Where did you order the safari rack from?

      I'm looking for one for my xj right now, lemme know how it works out.
      amazon.com got it for a pretty good price there plus free shipping
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