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Old 06-27-2018, 02:25 AM
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Man! you have any pics of your rig with that set up? My ultimate goal is to run 37s on a 4.5in lift!
I just posted a build thread in the build thread section.
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Right now I'm on 33's with a two inch lift. Can drive fine without any rubbing after some cutting and pounding haha, but flex out pretty quick, going to need some bigger shocks and bump stocks for sure. Any questions let me know!
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As I have read some of these posts i think I should be able to run 31s on a 3 inch lift , is that correct? When I bought my 99 it had fairly new 30s on it with a zone 3 inch lift. There was some new longer bump stops in a tub of parts that came with the deal. I have stock rims but the spare is a d hole and I thought I might buy a set of 4 rims in the d hole pattern . I will do some off roading . Not much time do to what I like. I would love to build a rock crawler. But not in the picture yet. Will be mostly a DD with some tent trailer camping and easy trails. Thanks.


The bump stops i have.
Guess i should have mentioned i do not want to do any cutting yet.

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4" rear, 3.5" front on 35x12.50 KM2s
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4" rear, 3.5" front on 35x12.50 KM2s
that looks good.
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I had 31s on 2" of lift when I bought mine. No rubbing. 31s on 3" should be easy.
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that looks good.
Thanks, front bumpstops make first contact inches before the fender, should compress at a good rate and not have much work to do.
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This is my 96, i ran 31s with no lift for a while, as of now its got a junkyard lift, about 3.5" up front, and 4" in the rear. I got 31s cause i ran 31s on my 98 with about 3inches of lift, except last time i never did the cut and fold, and this time i did. Now it looks like i got 5inches of lift all around and my 31s are small. not really wanting to go much higher. im trying to decide of 33 or 35s. after looking at some of the other LCG rigs. i think i might go with 35s. i still need some shackle relocation boxes in the rear cause of shackle angle. i hope they don't lift it much in the rear, i might run a 1 in spacer up front when i get my new winch on. as it will add another 100+ lbs or so to the front.
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These pickup shocks are kyb monomax and definitely valved stiffer than cheap jeep shocks. Fairly simple bolt on with minor welding.


With winch bumper rear bumper and 2x8x3/16 sliders its sitting at about 1.5\" of lift. Factory 89 Cherokee front bump stoos work just about perfect. Monomax shocks feel pretty good at higher speeds and much more stable going slow.


Notice bumpstop and shock bottom out length are the same. I do think i need to extend bumpstop about a 1/2\" to hit slighty before shock bottoms


Dodge pickup shocks 94-2002 . Work well on my 89 with reworked lower mount and 3\" coils

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Any updates from anyone here? Planning on cutting the rear wheel well following Notch Custom's instructions, the cut and fold even hammered still touches the tires at the rear quarter panel fold.
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