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Old 12-18-2018, 07:36 PM
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Hey all, I'm not sure what setup to go with, I plan on using my 00 XJ (AW4, 4.0) as a DD with occasional off roading mostly beach and light trail stuff. Any help you guys can provide would be greatly appreciated, and I do plan on trimming and probably going with the bushwacker flat flares as well as these mods.

I am thinking of going with either one of these lifts, but am open to any options that you gurus may suggest.

OME 4 - 5 inch lift
https://www.rocky-road.com/xj-lift.html

Rough Country 4.5 in lift
https://www.roughcountry.com/jeep-su...it-633xn2.html

I am thinking of running these kits with either a 32" or a 33"(found a great deal on 32' KM2 tires on ebay, https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-New-LT-32-11-50-15-LRC-6-Ply-BFGoodrich-Mud-Terrain-T-A-KM2-Mud-Tires/143025020174?epid=1040386913&hash=item214cf49d0e:g :SbcAAOSwwhxb-C6l:sc:FedExHomeDelivery!10461!US!-1:rk:2f:0 )

These are the wheels that I am looking at...

https://www.quadratec.com/p/quadrate...nd-cherokee-xj

https://www.quadratec.com/p/mickey-t...wrangler-yj-tj

With either the Rocky Road Outfitters high steer kit or the cav fab system. Basically my steering components are all old and could use a refresh anyway seeing as these kits basically replace everything and upgrade them at the same time.

https://www.rocky-road.com/xj-high-steer.html

http://cavfab.com/XJ-Steering_c_223.html

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Old 12-19-2018, 08:33 AM
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Recently installed rough country 3 inch lift on my 97 xj with lower control arm and the drop brackets for sway bar. However why am I hearing some creaking still only sometimes as I go over speed bump or hit break harder then normal or make a sharp turn???? Any ideas???
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Old 12-19-2018, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by PsyFixtion View Post
Recently installed rough country 3 inch lift on my 97 xj with lower control arm and the drop brackets for sway bar. However why am I hearing some creaking still only sometimes as I go over speed bump or hit break harder then normal or make a sharp turn???? Any ideas???
Do the control arms use polyurethane bushings?
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Old 12-25-2018, 01:06 AM
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Hey all, I'm sure there's a thread on this exact question, but it's Christmas Eve and I got a heavy buzz. I'm getting a R.E. 4.5 superflex short arm full leaf kit and some Toyo open country m/t 33x12.5x15 in another month or so, and my bro in law is going to help me install as he's installed a few truck/Jeep lifts already. It's going on a factory 2001 xj with about 240k miles original parts, (leafs are shot for sure). I already have some procomp 15x8 series 51 rims with 3.75" Bs. Link to kit below now I know that I will probably need a SYE and rear drive shaft replacement and I plan on that down the road, outside of that is there anything I will possibly or probably need? I.e. bump stops, or any other lil miscellaneous parts. Bro in law is hard to get time in with so I'd like to have ducks in a row when he shows up so we can knock it out in 1 go. Thanks in advance

R.E. 4.5 superflex short arm lift kit

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Old 12-29-2018, 06:16 PM
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I have an opportunity to pick up a set of 5 stock wheels, with tires that I'll replace, off a 2007 Liberty for the awesome price of $100.oo The wheels are 16 and 5 on 4.5.
Question is will these fit on my 2000 XJ Sport with 3inch lift without any issues?
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Old 12-29-2018, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by MotoBoss View Post
I have an opportunity to pick up a set of 5 stock wheels, with tires that I'll replace, off a 2007 Liberty for the awesome price of $100.oo The wheels are 16 and 5 on 4.5.
Question is will these fit on my 2000 XJ Sport with 3inch lift without any issues?
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They have 5.5" backspacing, which is .25" more than most XJ wheels. That'll bring your tires Ό" in from where they currently sit, for a combined reduction of ½" on your track width.
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Old 12-30-2018, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by NewKindOfClown View Post
They have 5.5" backspacing, which is .25" more than most XJ wheels. That'll bring your tires Ό" in from where they currently sit, for a combined reduction of ½" on your track width.
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Old 12-30-2018, 02:16 PM
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Default Stock Fenders, 2” Lift, Largest Tire?

Lifted my 91’ 2”. Trying to keep it stock looking, but a little more capable. So I don’t want to trim any metal. How large of a tire can I get away with without rubber hitting metal when I turn?

The 16” X 8” wheels have a -12 offset (about 1/2”) and 3.74” backspace.

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And if you upgrade your steering components, that large backspace may cause you problems.
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Old 12-30-2018, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Rlmx View Post
Lifted my 91’ 2”. Trying to keep it stock looking, but a little more capable. So I don’t want to trim any metal. How large of a tire can I get away with without rubber hitting metal when I turn?

The 16” X 8” wheels have a -12 offset (about 1/2”) and 3.74” backspace.
Found a chart. 31”
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Old 12-30-2018, 02:41 PM
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I have a 2001 xj that is lifted 3 in and im currently looking to get new wheels would a 17 X 9 wheel with a -6mm offset be fine?
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Default Will 2016 jeep wrangler rubicon Rims. 17 inch, 5 lug. fit on a jeep Cherokee XJ 2000

its all in the tittle^^^or is anybody selling any 17inch rims?

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its all in the tittle^^^or is anybody selling any 17inch rims?
Wrangler wheels from 2007+ will only fit with adapters
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Wrangler wheels from 2007+ will only fit with adapters
thank you! do you know what kind of adapters I would need to get?
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5x5 to 5x4.5. Your jeep is 5x4.5 and those wheels are 5x5 bolt patterns. Only use hubcentric adapters
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