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Old 03-10-2009, 01:39 PM
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Newbie (kinda) Hello.

I didnt' see a newbie section to post to, so I'll post here until told otherwise.

Just got a 1984 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. I plan to run 33's with it. I have 35s, but I doubt I can find a lift big enough, or some good fenders to keep Johnny law off me.

I use to have a Jeep Wrangler TJ, and a Jeep Baby Cherokee XJ, and have wheeled for few years now. THis is basically my first FSJ, besides a project involving a Willys.

Yes, I did remember to get pics.
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Old 03-10-2009, 01:57 PM
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Blacksheep looks great!! As you can see Im partial to white Wagoneers! I have little over 6" front, 6" rear running 33s. This summer I plan on going 35" with some trimming. Keep the pics coming!!

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Old 03-10-2009, 01:59 PM
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Welcome. A 6" lift from BJ's Offroad will get you enough clearance for the 33's. If you trim 2" off your fenders you can run 35's. If they are very wide (14.5") on 10 or 12" rims, you could go with the Bushwacker flares for the 4 door XJ's. They fit with some slight modifications.
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Old 03-10-2009, 02:11 PM
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Great looking Wagoneer's.
Can't wait until I can get a lift for my J20!
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Old 03-10-2009, 02:37 PM
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Welcome from Alabama... take a look at my pics for 6 inch lift and 34s... with no rubbing...
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:59 PM
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Blacksheep looks great!! As you can see Im partial to white Wagoneers! I have little over 6" front, 6" rear running 33s. This summer I plan on going 35" with some trimming. Keep the pics coming!!


What Tcase are you using? I'm still not too sure on the D44 vac disconnect and the NP229
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Old 03-10-2009, 08:14 PM
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Welcome BlackSheep. You will love that rig lifted.
DragLink, your rig is coming along. That 6" looks just right. A body lift could probably get 35s under it w/o trimming the fenders if you want to go that route.

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Welcome. A 6" lift from BJ's Offroad will get you enough clearance for the 33's. If you trim 2" off your fenders you can run 35's. If they are very wide (14.5") on 10 or 12" rims, you could go with the Bushwacker flares for the 4 door XJ's. They fit with some slight modifications.
If he did have 33"x14.5" or 15.5" wide tires, would the tires still stuff up in the fenders without trimming or flares or would he need more lift for 33's to keep the fenders off of 'em?

Not trying to hijack, the OP may find it helpful also. I ask because I would really like to get some 33x15.50 M/T Baja Claws but I don't want to trim the fenders and Bushwackers are pretty expensive. I'm guessing 8-9" of total lift?
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:36 PM
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:46 AM
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Wlecome and nice Waggy. I run 35" and 6" BJ's. It rubbed a lot in the back and it was not that bad in the front. If you plan to drive it on road probably you won't need to trim in the front, but if you plan to wheel it you will have to. I had to trim about 1.5 - 2.0 in front and rear.
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:30 AM
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:34 AM
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Blacksheep my Wagoneer has the NP228 Tcase...virtually the same as the NP229. They only used the 228 in '86. As far as the vac disconeect on the front 44 Im not at all familiar with it, I think they came on '84 and '85s? Do you have any more pics? If so bring 'em on!

WaveHunter-Thanks, hope yours is coming along well!!
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