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35's and 3 inch lift on 2nd Gen.?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by JanBoothius, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    JanBoothius

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    I want to put 35"s on my 2nd Gen; I plan on doing this with a 3" lift. I was wondering if anyone has any knowledge, or, even better, pictures, of what cutting was necessary to fit the 35"s.

    The truck will be taken on tough trails (Moab, etc).


    Relentless did this with a "3.25inch lift". I see he cut the fender, but I would like to know what else must be cut?

    Pic from RelentlessTaco:
    [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    cab chop, i dont think it would be possible with a stock bumper, the fender flare are going to want to come off, mine do right now with 285s. pinch weld modification and all kinds of trimming and cutting
     
  3. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    Im lookin into the same thing.
     
  4. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    Definition please?
     
  5. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    lets stress this first as well, these wheel wells are not large enough for 33s, it takes a lot to make enough froom for 33s so i cant imagine what it would be like for 35s
     
  6. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    the cab mount needs the be cut back.
     
  7. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    in the rear of the fenderwell there are mounts for the body cab and they come in contact with even 33 inch tires, lemme get a pick of the modification required

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    Do you happen to know where I might find pictures of this?
     
  9. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    i hope you plan on re-gearing...
     
  10. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    Thanks for the quick reply!

    Which part has been cut? It's hard to see from the picture...
     
  11. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    the picture in my last post. It needs to be cut and a plate rewelded like in that picture, I dont have any of it original but just compare it to your truck.
     
  12. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    Maybe not right away, but it's on the list, would be next major mod after lift/big tires.
     
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    Long-travel kit with fiberglass fender flares. Too expensive for me, but it's badass
     
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    which lift do you plan on getting?
     
  16. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    I don't like the fiberglass look, plus that is way out of my budget. But 37's would be nice... with a regear, AND an additional transfer case.
     
  17. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    You mean crawl box?
     
  18. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    Probably TC UCA's. Not sure about the coilovers/shocks yet. Dakkars in rear.

    I want as much lift as possible, from that form factor. The truck will see serious trails, and need as much clearance as possible... which is why I'm not so keen on the 4.5/6" lifts.
     
  19. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    You are gonna need protection (no pun intended) before anything else.
     
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