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How tall will I really get?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MountainMan, Mar 20, 2005.

  1. MountainMan

    MountainMan Registered Member

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    So i have a 86 with the original suspension and 31" tires. I want to put a 4" with 33's on but still want to park in the garage. I have about 8 inches till I cant do that, so i was just curious, when you guys have put a 4" lift on, did you see a true 4" gain or was it 3" or 5" or ??? My original springs are kinda saggy so I am wondering if i will actually see 5" of gain? :confused:

    what has been your experience? THX
     
  2. BIG*RED

    BIG*RED 1/2 ton status

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    i run a 4 inch lift with 35 inch tires and i can "squeek" under a 7 foot drive through over hang
     
  3. MountainMan

    MountainMan Registered Member

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    have you cut the fenders? and if not do you rub when on the trail?
     
  4. BIG*RED

    BIG*RED 1/2 ton status

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    no i haven't cut anything. and yes i rub off road, but not always and its minor..when the front axle gets flexed pretty good, the front tires rub on the lower front of the fender..i live with it..only a few minor surface scars on the tread of the tire..all though i just installed ord swaybar disconects, haven't used them yet, but i imagine i will rub more now.
     
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    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    i put a 4" lift with 33" tires and i can get into a 7ft garage with a few inches left over, its damn close though.
     
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    CyberSniper 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    79.5" with BDS 4" springs and 33" TSLs.
     
  7. pauly383

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    4 inches and 33's and just fit with a little to spare .

    Noticed the "new" 78 without any drivetrain on 2.5 inches with 35's sits higher and it fit too :grin:
     
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    6 inch 35's 3 inches to spare:D
     

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