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Old July 22nd, 2010, 06:47 AM
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Can anyone running 315/75s on a 90 or 110 measure from the ground to the bottom edge of the wheel flares or to base of the sills? I am trying to determine what height lift I currently have.
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Old July 22nd, 2010, 09:51 AM
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Wouldn't it make more sense to measure the hub center to wheel arch lip? Are you measuring suspension lift or overall lift including that provided by the larger tires? If so, at what pressure?


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Can anyone running 315/75s on a 90 or 110 measure from the ground to the bottom edge of the wheel flares or to base of the sills? I am trying to determine what height lift I currently have.
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Old July 22nd, 2010, 11:04 AM
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I just need a measurement, I don't care where it starts or stops. I am trying to determine a baseline on my current lift, so I would need to know what size lift the truck being measured has. Normal TP, 35ish psi is fine.
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 10:44 AM
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I measured to the bottom of the wheel flare and I have 37 3/4" in the front and 38" on the rear. That is with OME heavy front and medium rear and like 32ish PSI.
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Interesting. I measure 37.25 front and rear with unknown springs. Sounds like I am likely about a 2" lift or so. Just wanted to get a baseline before I "spring" for a 5" lift.

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I've always thought my truck looked lower than every other truck with identical springs. Not sure if I have more weight or what.

That said, the suspension gives me lots of travel. So even though I don't have the appearance of a 2 inch lift, when the wheels need to go up and down, I get plenty of travel.
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Interesting. I measure 37.25 front and rear with unknown springs. Sounds like I am likely about a 2" lift or so. Just wanted to get a baseline before I "spring" for a 5" lift.

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Not that I want this to turn into a suspension thread, but if you put a 5in lift on a defender your anti-squat would be so rediculously high that I doubt it would wheel worth a crap. I know you like to wheel so I thought I would throw that out there. I'm no help on your measurements.
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