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Post Post subject: ground clearence?
Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:24 PM
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Hi I was wondering what kind of ground clearences you guys are getting with your bajas? I measured mine from the front of the pan to the ground and the rear of the pan just befor the torsion housing. I found that I have 12.5 in front with 235/75/15s and 13" in the rear with 31/10.5s. Is this pretty normal it looks to be sitting a little low. Since the engine and trans sit about 2.5" higher in my baja than most others, i guess that means that is how much lower the rear body is going to sit compared to most.
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Post Post subject: Re: ground clearence?
Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:47 PM
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if the center of your wheels sit at or just below the floor pan you are about the correct level. this is just a guid but seems to work.

so you ground clarance will be about half the hight of yor tires.


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Post Post subject: Re: ground clearence?
Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:52 PM
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Thats about how much clearance I have running 235/75r15s in the rear and 205/75r15s on the front.


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Post Post subject: Re: ground clearence?
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I havent checked mine but right know the suspention is stock w/ 235s on front and 31s on the rear(i may start the lifting process next week)


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