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01-21-2011 05:38 AM
lokdzuk ive got a sierra the oz version of the samuria ive only got 2 inch lifted springs and shocks to suit and im running 30s with no dramas at all still got good up and down travel well better down than up but thats leafs for ya my tyers are on a 15 by 9&half wide rim sorry cant remember offset
01-21-2011 03:35 AM
Mof I did a 2" bodylift,
The fuel filler rubber hose clamps have to be loosened so the hose will move, then re-clamp after lifting.
The brake line bracket on the right front guard (RHD) under the bonnet has to be moved (drill new holes and re-mount).
The steering column i think is on a spline so loosening the clamp on it and extending will fix that, authough unbolt between column and steering box while lifting, extend and rebolt after. I made a new rubber joiner between box and column that was thicker than oem to make up for some of the distance change. Watch the cooling fan on the radiator shroud.
Take the gear lever out of the top of the gearbox and bend it back a bit near the bottom so it wont hit the dash in 1st, 3rd and 5th.
Im pretty sure that was all that was needed.

BUT while youre at it, lift the transfer case 2" as well, now it will be nicely tucked up inside the chassis rails and not sticking out to get hit.
I also lifted the radiator 2" so it was back to where it used to be compared to the body, but dont remember why... maybe because the fan would hit the shroud? I cant remember if I had the electric fan in at that time or not.
If you want me to explain how I lifted my transfer case just ask. (cost about $10)
01-16-2011 05:34 PM
Rouko Thanks guys, those are the answers I was hoping for.
01-16-2011 03:00 PM
Billjohn
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Excuse the hi-jack here, but I'm going to 235/75 R15 C load with 2" spacers. Adding a Weber Carb and fast flow exhaust system. New front Bumper. Any guess if I will be ok with stock gearing or any other issues I might be overlooking?
You will get more answers starting your own thread...

With that said:
Going from stock 215's (27.7") to 235's (28.9") will change your speedo reading but it won't really make enough change to warrant a gear change for the highway.
01-16-2011 01:12 PM
Yumadavis mszuki -

Those identify the load range ratings of the tire C E etc ... I actually got the 31 x 10.5 Wardens the BFG AT knock offs. work great, good bite, no wear after 2k.

Rouko - you lose some gearing but with the carb and exhaust hopefully it'll even out... I lost alot with the 31's. 5th gear is putter gear now, I max out at around 55. Course my #3 cylinder ain't all that healthy
01-16-2011 04:58 AM
Rouko Excuse the hi-jack here, but I'm going to 235/75 R15 C load with 2" spacers. Adding a Weber Carb and fast flow exhaust system. New front Bumper. Any guess if I will be ok with stock gearing or any other issues I might be overlooking?
01-16-2011 04:18 AM
mszuki
P&C

Yuma , Whats the (p) & (c) stand for on the crawlers you baught
06-04-2010 12:47 AM
Yumadavis Forget Disneyland, it's over-rated. Go to Moab! Now that's a playground!

"Disclaimer: Never been - Just what others say"
06-03-2010 07:52 PM
mule
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Originally Posted by Yumadavis View Post
Can't see what tire you refer to, it comes up an ad for Goodyears...
https://www.treadwright.com/shopnow/...wler-mt-c.aspx

sorry, these are the retreads.
one day i'll get my sami good and road worthy, then i'm going to disney....well maybe
06-03-2010 12:15 PM
Yumadavis
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the green highlighted text is popup ads, not links provided by the poster. The ad-engine searches for words in your text that it can link to one of the ad sponsors of the site.
Aaaahhh! I run firefox and try to keep all that stuff off....

thx
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