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Help, FSM's @home, stock vehicle height?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by GeoRoss, Aug 2, 2005.

  1. GeoRoss

    GeoRoss

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    I am in the process of building a carport (maybe) and I just realized that I may not be able to fit inside after the 2.5" med. OME lift I am planning for sometime in the future. I have some leeway on the design, but I can't just make it 9ft high, the roof can only reach 7'6", not including the beams (2x8's or 2x6's).

    I am running BFG285/75R16 right now (33's) and with the 2.5" lift I am guessing about 3-4" over stock. I haven't removed the stock luggage rack, but have plans for taking it off. I don't have my FSM at work. Can anyone tell me the stock height of a FZJ80? I searched and searched and didn't find a single answer, mostly just the lift height and some about now not fitting in the garage, something I am trying to avoid.

    Just trying to prevent a trip home as I am suppose to secure the permits today, editing the site plan as we speak.
     
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    This probably doesn't help, but I went out and measured my stocker, and the top of the roof rack crossbars, is around 74 1/2". I'm on 8 year old factory springs and I'm sure I've got a little sag going on.

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    Rookie2

    Edit: Oh.., and I'm on stock tires, with about 40% tread left.
     
  3. GeoRoss

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    Thanks, is that with 33's or stock tires? Anyway, it looks like I'll be using 2x6 cross beams.

    Ross
     
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    Funny timing. I made a late-night trip last night to check various parking garages...

    97, factory rack, OME 2.5, 285s, 20mm trim packers up front, ARB bull up front...

    Three garages:

    CLEARANCE 6'9" - had about 2-3 inches left
    CLEARANCE 6'5" - had maybe an inch left
    CLEARANCE 6'6" - 1 inch TOO SHORT...

    someone's lying but that at least gives you a range...
     
  5. GeoRoss

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    Thanks for the replies. I have plenty of room and now the LC won't have to sit out in the sun, or under a tree getting bird poop all over it.

    Thanks again

    Ross