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Old 10-03-2010, 08:15 AM   #1
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Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

I want to lift my Jimmy either 2.5" with 33's or 4" with 35's, but before I plan/buy the parts I need to know the roof heights with this setup because I plan on parking this in my garage.

I would really appreciate it if you lifted guys with your setup could give me an accurate roof height please. Pics would be a bonus and lift brand tire/wheel size with offset and width would be even better.

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Old 10-04-2010, 12:43 AM   #2
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

Stock height for a 4wd blazer is 72 inches. This was for 1979 model. the stock tires were p215/75r-15 which are normally about 28 inches in diameter which would put the center of the axle at about 13 inches (don't correct my math, measure it and realize the tire flattens on the side touching the ground). Therefore in a perfect world a 2.5 with 33's would raise the height about 5 inches or 77 overall and the 4" with 35 about 8 inches or 80 overall
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Old 10-04-2010, 04:33 AM   #3
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

excellent....thanks. Looks like I better stick to 33's because the opening is 81"
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Old 10-04-2010, 01:44 PM   #4
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

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Old 10-04-2010, 08:13 PM   #5
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

doing great, check out this 1991 Jimmy I just bought with 67,000 original miles, still has the factory am/fm cassette







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Old 10-04-2010, 09:26 PM   #6
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

Damn thats super clean

Factory radio and all
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Old 10-05-2010, 04:28 AM   #7
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

Thanks, now you see why I want to park this in the garage
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:51 AM   #8
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

thats a nice one for sure
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:43 AM   #9
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

do you guys think I should even lift it?.....this is obviously a street queen so could I run like 32x11.50 on 15x8's?

Part of me wants to lift this, other part says leave stock with just bigger/better tires
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

lower it
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:35 PM   #11
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Re: Need roof height measurement for lifted Blazer

not my style remember
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