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Old August 31st, 2013, 04:52 PM   #1
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Default 33's with minimum lift.

I have a 94 xj 2 door and i picked up some 305/70/16 tires and 16x8 wheels to stuff under it. Just wondering if anybody else had 33's and wondering the minimun amout of lift i can run without rubbing. I will cut it all up to keep it low and hoping to get away with 2, maybe 3 inches? any help would be appreciated. thanks. p.s. Its an offroad toy so I'll probably need some articulation room but im not picky as long as the tires don't blow out from metal slices.
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Old August 31st, 2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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We have 3" on my son's XJ and 31" tires...that's about all that will fit under there with stock fenders.
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Old August 31st, 2013, 11:01 PM   #3
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Are you talking no cutting at all or rubbing the inner structure? I'm planning on opening up the wheelwells as much as possible.
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You don't need to lift it if you're willing to cut enough
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Old August 31st, 2013, 11:07 PM   #5
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you can do 3in lift but your going to be triming to the max on fenders...... i did it on one of mine but it still rubbed alot on the body after trimming 3.5 in off the front frenders
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I was wheeling 265/75/16 on 16x8 today at twisted trails with a 3" lift.

No cutting, sway bars attached, rubbing back of rear wheel well(plastic bumper cover) and rubbing on the rear pay off the front fenders with the rear portion of the front tires under flexing with turning involved


Cutting is a must. I'm willing to bet with an aggressive enough cut you can stuff 33 minimum...
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I was wheeling 265/75/16 on 16x8 today at twisted trails with a 3" lift.

No cutting, sway bars attached, rubbing back of rear wheel well(plastic bumper cover) and rubbing on the rear pay off the front fenders with the rear portion of the front tires under flexing with turning involved


Cutting is a must. I'm willing to bet with an aggressive enough cut you can stuff 33 minimum...
What kind of lift do you have? Thanks for the help everyone. I appreciate it.
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What kind of lift do you have? Thanks for the help everyone. I appreciate it.
It is a rusty's 3" kit, but I tossed the socks and went with jk Rubicon shocks. Ended up with s10 rear shocks because the guy selling me then misplaced our damaged one of the rear ones.

Full new coils and new spring packs.
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I have a rusty's 4.5 in lift and love it and I'm go to a 6.5 long arm kit in a few weeks and this is my dd
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Zone 3" lift with 33x12.50R15s. Minimal trimming and extended bump stops.

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I was checking out your build thread because you are doing exactly what i want to do with mine lol. sweet rig.
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