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Thread: Max Legal Lift On Jeep Wrangler JK Before Requiring Engineering

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    Default Max Legal Lift On Jeep Wrangler JK Before Requiring Engineering

    Hi everyone,

    Two months ago i purchased a 2008 Wrangler JK Unlimited Diesel with a damaged engine. I got it for $7000 and need to spend about $5000 to get it working, so well worth it in my opinion.
    Upon completion of the repair i hope to get it ready for offroad use and then join the club. I have already done some research about the laws around lift kits and putting larger tyres on vehicles but can't actually find a definitive answer.

    Does anyone know what size tyre and lift i can put on the car. It came with no lift and 31" all terrain tyres.
    I was hoping to put 33" mud tyres and a 2" lift. Can i do this without getting the car engineered?

    Regards
    Curtis
    Last edited by Tortoise; 1 Week Ago at 05:16 PM.

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    2" lift and 285/70/17 (basically a 33") are legal, or so close to it that you won't have any issues and you would probably not find anyone engineered with this combination.

    Cheers
    Steve
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve F View Post
    2" lift and 285/70/17 (basically a 33") are legal, or so close to it that you won't have any issues and you would probably not find anyone engineered with this combination.

    Cheers
    Steve
    Thanks for the advice,

    I did some searching for tyres of that spec and found these two
    https://www.bobjane.com.au/tyres/radar/renegade-r7/
    https://www.bobjane.com.au/tyres/dic...treme-country/

    Would they be good for moderate use during the week and then C or B grade tracks on the weekend?

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    Just about every off road tyre comes in 285/70r17, take your pick!
    Martin H. | 2014 JK Unlimited (white) | 2015 Grand Cherokee (max. steel)

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    Should add make sure you have 17" wheels, could possibly be 16".

    Cheers
    Steve
    WebMaster - Member #076

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    Mines a 2.25" lift with 295/70 r 17's. I'm hoping no one notices lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elio S View Post
    Mines a 2.25" lift with 295/70 r 17's. I'm hoping no one notices lol
    Haha yeah, was going to do 2.5" but im going to play it safe with 2" and 285/70/17 tyres

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