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I installed a 2-3 inche lift (keys,shocks, and rear shackles) I found out that I wasn't able to get 3" without also buying longer upper control arms. It's too much pitch to get a drivable caster/camber. That's how my 98 is.
 
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Originally Posted by Red6909 View Post
I installed a 2-3 inche lift (keys,shocks, and rear shackles) I found out that I wasn't able to get 3" without also buying longer upper control arms. It's too much pitch to get a drivable caster/camber. That's how my 98 is.
When I did my lift, I purchased just the RC upper control arms and shackles from elsewhere. I'm thinking I should get new T-bar keys and longer shackles as I now have reason to believe that my whole suspension was sagging a bit before I did the lift.
 
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I swear I seem to be the only one who managed to fit 31's on COMPLETELY stock components non ZR2 suspension with just a slight (maybe 1") crank on the T-bars, a little hammering on a rear of the front wheel arch (removed lower valance too, but that's unrelated lol), and some lift shackles in the rear to even it out... Clears with maybe 1/2" to spare, but it clears, with no rub.

Granted I haven't given it hell offroad as in any crazy flexed out trails as of yet because it's my DD right now lol, but it still aligns perfectly fine and has normal tire ware.




 

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Originally Posted by blazen_red_4x4 View Post
I swear I seem to be the only one who managed to fit 31's on COMPLETELY stock components non ZR2 suspension with just a slight (maybe 1") crank on the T-bars, a little hammering on a rear of the front wheel arch (removed lower valance too, but that's unrelated lol), and some lift shackles in the rear to even it out... Clears with maybe 1/2" to spare, but it clears, with no rub.

Granted I haven't given it hell offroad as in any crazy flexed out trails as of yet because it's my DD right now lol, but it still aligns perfectly fine and has normal tire ware.


You found the right combination... (wheel backspace/tire width) personally I just replaced my motor mounts and after a ton of cussing... I've abandoned the idea of longer control arms and putting any money into my IFS. I'm looking for straight axles. 44front 60rear.
 
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