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  1. samiam
    12-05-2017 09:20 PM - permalink
    Are you happy with the steering upgrade you have? I want to go with something beefier but you either haft the cut the sway bar brackets, can’t use aftermarket diff cover, have 3.75 backspacing, ream out everything which a lot don’t like. Not sure what to go with!!!!
  2. IronFoot
    11-04-2017 06:47 PM - permalink
    Hi, was was looking at some old posts about cad files for xj bumpers. You mentioned you might have some 2D ones? Was wondering if you'd be willing to share them. Thanks!
  3. 5-Speed
    04-15-2017 05:14 PM - permalink
    Nope not when it was stock. I had something like an 1.5" lift. Even after trimming it still rubbed very bad. This is mostly due to the 3.75 backspacing on my wheels. We just put 31s on my buddies xj with stock wheels. Going to trim the flares soon and see what it does. For sure you need to trim the front flares. Rears might be fine. If you get the flat flares like me, all rubbing issues will be gone. But to answer your question, running 31s on both Jeeps with 15" wheels. I am at a 4" lift and my buddy is at 1.5". Let me know if you need any pictures.
  4. muckfoot
    04-14-2017 06:20 PM - permalink
    hi 5-speed
    So you did have 31s on you Cherokee without a lift?
    I want to do it if I can, ill trim a little bit. what was your tire/rim size?

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  • About 5-Speed
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  • My Cherokee
    Cherokee (XJ)
    Transfer Case
    Front Axle
    Dana 30
    Rear Axle
    Chrysler 8.25
    Lift Specifications
    3.5" Rubicon Express
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    Buy a Jeep they said....
    What they didn't say is what happens after you buy a Jeep....
    Well I found out what they said. "Buy another one"


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