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How to measure suspension lift

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by lumberjack, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. lumberjack

    lumberjack

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    What is the best place to measure an Fj80 to find out how much lift it has and what is the stock measurement for a 1991 Fj80.

    Thanks
     
  2. CreeperSleeper

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    Every lift is a little different. You could get a ballpark by measuring from the bottom of the fender to the center of the hub in the front and compare it to a stock one. Can you see a part number on the springs?
     
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    i guess if you want to call the natural OEM suspension a measurement of lift.. you could park on level
    ground and measure to the top of the wheel well(s)
     
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    That wouldn't work if he had larger than stock tires.
     
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    I think bump stop to axle gives a good indication.
     
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    True, but it's not much fun to measure.