Actual Lift Amount - Lets Compare Fender Heights

Discussion in 'Lift Kit Discussion' started by long_tall_texan, May 24, 2009.

  1. tommudd

    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    alignment will drop it down some, also if you tightened your UCAs with the weight off you need to loosen them and retorque them with weight on, that will keep it higher for a while also
     
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    just to be sure, you are referring to the mounting bolts inside the engine bay for the UCAs not the balljoint nut? and torque spec on the mounting bolts is 90 lbs if the info i have is good? the jeeps at te alignment shop now im just waiting for the call that its done lol
     
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    Yes, That is what he is talking about. And 90 is the correct torque.
     
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    No was asking if you tightened the UCAs when the weight was off of them or with it sitting on the tires, should be with full weight on them. If not you preloaded them and it will sit higher for a few days/miles as well
     
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    Going to have to measure mine, as my liberty had aftermarket wheels, and different sized tires. 2005 KJ with 45K miles. Has 15x7 wheels, and 235/75R15 on it now. I do see some rub marks from tight turns, and when the suspension is compressed. Wondering how the tires would look after an OME lift?
     
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    235-75-15 with just OME coil springs.
    I think the tires will look too small.
    Looks ok with 245-70-16's or 245-65-17's.
    Looks best with 245-75-16's!
     
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    Ill likely keep the 15" wheels, as they look good, and should work fine. Thought about 30 or 31's
     
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    With the OME lift, a diameter of 30.5-31" is a very practical range to go with, good combo of looks and performance.
     
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    That size is a little small on a lifted KJ. Here was mine with 235/75-15 with a standard Daystar spacer lift. About the same height as OME coil lift alone.

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    18 even with 170kms or just over 110k miles 03 kj
     
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    18.5 front
    19/19.25 rear
    02 liberty limited (prelowered)
    178k kms bout 110 6xx miles

    as far as i know, stock coils and shocks, never been changed since family owned purchased in 04
     
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    18.8" both right
    18.7" both left
    07 Renegade V6 52,000 km / 32,500 mi
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    I need to double check, as I dont believe I was on a flat area in the parkinglot, but I came up with:

    L 18 1/8" Front 18 1/2" R

    L 19" Rear 18 5/8" R

    This is an '05, with 46K miles on it.
     
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    2004 Renegade 116k km , Daystar plus some homeade 1" poly spacers in the rear 02 coils, 23" all four corners .
     
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    07 limited 4X4 96,000km

    1.25" strut extension with custom rear springs.

    Front 21"

    Rear 21.5"
     
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    07 Limited 4x4, 36000km
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    Looks like my front sagged too much :(
     
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    Its only sagged a couple of inches :shrug::killit:
     
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    I think jeep and boobs have a lot in common. Even though they sag they are still fun!!
     
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    You are sooooooo right
     
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    That answers the question about your stock tires rubbing ...

    05 Renegade - original springs and shocks
    105,000 kms ~ 65,000 miles

    Front 19"
    Rear 19.25"
     
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