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Lift- real value

Measure a real lift. Center wheel - fender.
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Front 2" lift
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my front springs are probably tired
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A lifts real value is 1.) how much it increases wheel travel 2.) how much larger wheel/tire it will accommodate 3.) how much it increases ride height

If you put a lift on just for looks, well I guess that is a good measurement.


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for this method of measurement does not affect the size of wheels
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for this method of measurement does not affect the size of wheels
I get what you're saying. Different tire sizes effect the distance between fender and tire.


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my front springs are probably tired
Looks like it.

Which brand lift is it?
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I only ask this question about lifting because I have never done one, in my day it was lower/ chop/ channel. Is the sole purpose, other than ascetics, to allow you to put larger tires to raise the differentials higher for more ground clearance?
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I only ask this question about lifting because I have never done one, in my day it was lower/ chop/ channel. Is the sole purpose, other than ascetics, to allow you to put larger tires to raise the differentials higher for more ground clearance?
That is the basic idea.
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As stated earlier, it is also important to get a proper shock/spring setup for maximum wheel travel. With more wheel travel comes the ability for the wheels to travel up and over larger obstacles (uptravel). On top of that, in certain situations, the Jeep is at such an angle that one wheel will be off the ground due to odd inclines\rocks; greater travel allows that wheel to stay on the ground longer (downtravel). While yes, it is helpful to have larger tires for increased diff clearance/greater contact patch, travel is truly what helps when your doin' technical trails and not just haulin' a** though mud holes.

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