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Old 04-27-2011, 10:22 AM
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

yeah thats why i was thinking this lift was better tan spacers wasn't sure how they would work towing. is just a flat trailer not a enclosed so doesn't weigh as much.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:48 AM
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

the spidertrax spacers are a hub-centric so all the weight of your jeep wont be resting on just the lugs...I recommend them as far as a cheeper space same quality i dont know
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

Remember...the more wheel offset, the more stress on the axles. Especially if you tow frequently.
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

I've got the rr 2.25 with bilsteins. My 265/70/17 long trails fit great without spacers. Towing my pop-up with my 3.7 is easy work too. Much better looking than stock!
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

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Remember...the more wheel offset, the more stress on the axles. Especially if you tow frequently.
so how much tow capacity do you think you would lose?

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I've got the rr 2.25 with bilsteins. My 265/70/17 long trails fit great without spacers. Towing my pop-up with my 3.7 is easy work too. Much better looking than stock!
and how are you not rubbing what did you have to cut??
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

I trimmed the uca ball joint bolt about 3/8". Still have enough to get a wrench on if needed too... I only get rubbing at full lock going over bumps. I couldn't believe they fit, trust me...
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

I suggest not using wheel spacers.....

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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

Oh damn.. what spacers did you use, Joel?
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

I keep telling you guys I don't like wheel spacers.

My cousin, who was a mechanic, installed spacers on his SUV and checked the nuts regularly. He left for work one morning, a front wheel came off and he lost control. He ended up hitting a school bus, rolled in a ditch and burned alive.

I would suggest not using wheel spacers also. Old school 4x4 wheeler guys will tell you the same thing.
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

any one wanna buy spacers???
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

damn how that happen?
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Re: lifting the 05 grand questions?

I had some eibach spacers I bought at Summit Racing, but I sure am glad I didn't have to use them!
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