Quick Answer: How Can I Tell If My Jeep Has A Lift?

How do I know what size lift is on my Jeep JK?

You have someone with a stock wrangler, same model as yours measure from the top of the WHEEL (not tire – this takes tire size out of the equation) to the lip of the fender.

Then you measure yours.

The difference is your lift.

You must be on level ground and you must have the same wheels (tire size doesn’t matter)..

Can I put bigger tires on my jeep without a lift?

Depending on the model you have, most Jeeps need lifts for tires that are 33” or larger. … But, if you add new rims, a larger tire might rub against the fender. All-in-all, the largest size tires you can have without adding a lift on a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited depends on the model: LJ: 31”

How do you measure what lift you have?

measure the distance from the frame to the axle on your truck and a stock truck. subtract the two and viola… you’ve got the lift height.

Does lifting a Jeep cause problems?

If you lift your jeep too high and don’t replace your stock control arms, your wheelbase will be shortened and you may get vibrations in the drive line from improper pinion angles. The taller the lift, the bigger the issue you will have using the stock control arms.

What is the stock height of a Jeep Wrangler?

Ground clearance: 8.8 in. Front track: 61.9 in. Rear track: 61.9 in. Wheel base: 95.4 in.

What size lift do I need for 33 inch tires?

A 2.5″ suspension lift coupled with a 1.25″ body lift is adequate for 33’s. The body lift will give you the needed clearance so the tires don’t destroy your fenders at full stuff, otherwise you’ll need to add more bump stop extension, which lessons your up travel. Up travel is important for better ride quality.

Do Jeep dealerships install lift kits?

Thanks! Yes the dealer will install a lift, also… Some dealers will honor the Jeeps warranty if you have a lift installed by yourself or third party and it isn’t excessively tall.

How long does it take to put a lift on a Jeep?

What is the estimated hours to install this lift? A competent mechanic with a vehicle lift and air tools should able to knock it out in less than two hours. I did mine in my garage with hand tools and it took just over four hours, but a good part of that was having trouble getting the damn control arm bolts loose.

Does lifting Jeep void warranty?

The simple answer is that your warranty cannot be voided. The only parts not covered by the warranty will be the ones you replace (springs, shocks, and other lift components). For Chrysler to deny you warranty on any other part, they would have to prove that one of your replacement parts was to blame for the failure.

Do you need a lift kit for 33 inch tires?

You don’t “need” a lift, but the tires will rub in some areas, especially when off-road. The front tires will rub the front airdam under the front bumper when turning lock to lock [like in a parking lot].

How big of a lift kit should I get?

The size of your lift kit also depends on how large you want these tires to be. You should be able to make room for some 37-inch tires with a smaller lift kit, but, if you want to go even bigger, you’ll probably need a larger lift kit.

How do I know if my Jeep JK has a lift?

Measure from the top of the front axle tube to the bottom of the frame. A stock jku is 5″ You might also look on top of the coils and see if there is a tall plastic puck on top of them, if you do that would be the lift height.

How do you measure the lift height on a Jeep TJ?

Measure the spring first, then see what it says on the chart above. Then measure the coil spring spacer (which is what that puck is). If it turns out the spring equals a 2″ lift and that hockey puck is 1″, then you have a 3″ lift.

Is a 2 inch lift worth it?

Yes a 2″ lift is worth it, think of it this way… On a tourer it enables you to get to more places or the same places with less risk of sill and under carriage damage, it also increases your take off and departure angles which is a plus.

Is it worth lifting a Jeep?

Why Should I Lift My Jeep? If you’re planning on doing any serious off-roading, you will want to lift your Jeep to increase ground clearance, suspension travel, and be able to fit larger tires better suited for off-roading. People also tend to lift their Wrangler because it makes it look better.

How much is a 2 inch lift on a Jeep?

Mopar 2-inch lift: $910 or around $1,500 if you go the whole hog and get the MOPAR 2″ Lift Kit with Front 1310 Double Cardin Driveshaft and Fox Racing Shocks. As you can see this is nearly 2x the cost of the body lift; however, for the trade of the increase in clearance and the better off-road ride, it’s a deal for me.