Could Sasquatch "high clearance suspension" mean a 2 inch lift?

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Yeah a Subaru may have the same clearance as a Bronco, but that 8.x" is going to be at a lot more places than just a low hanging differential, not to mention approach, departure and breakover.
I feel like the bottom of the shock tower is the lowest point, not the diff....which is good because its right next to the tire which helps out tremendously...
 

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I feel like the bottom of the shock tower is the lowest point, not the diff....which is good because its right next to the tire which helps out tremendously...
True, not quite sure why that is the final design, new jeep shock mounts are quite low too. My point was more that one number does not reflect effective ground clearance.
 

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What I find interesting is that on the spec sheet it states 8.3 clearance and 11.5 with 35s. So take 1" out for the tire and yup.. you would be about 2

but not counting my chicken eggs yet.
That would be 33 to 35. What is the diameter of the base tires? (Because the 8.3 is the base ground clearance.)

I though we came to the conclusion that the Squatch is 1.2” lift and the rear tire and the Badlands is the same suspenseful with maybe .6” less lift somehow.
 

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That would be 33 to 35. What is the diameter of the base tires? (Because the 8.3 is the base ground clearance.)

I though we came to the conclusion that the Squatch is 1.2” lift and the rear tire and the Badlands is the same suspenseful with maybe .6” less lift somehow.
Badlands and up have the same suspension as the Sasquatch. Everyone saying it isn’t just likes to argue while having no first hand knowledge.
 
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LMMFAO !!!!! I just looked it up, my OUTBACK has 8.7" !!!!!
It also doesn’t have a HOSS off road suspension. I get it, the ground clearance with 30 inch Steelies isn’t great but, the suspension and locker(s) if equipped and that really cool option on all models...the Steering Wheel, should provide plenty of opportunity and capability for 90% of the users.
 

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Except a Badlands. In that case about a .6" suspension lift of some type, plus the bigger tire.
So are you saying that the Non-Sasquatch Badlands already gets a 0.6" life due to the stock 33" tires? I was wondering about this.
 

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So are you saying that the Non-Sasquatch Badlands already gets a 0.6" life due to the stock 33" tires? I was wondering about this.
Actually - when we did the calcs we cam e out with
So are you saying that the Non-Sasquatch Badlands already gets a 0.6" life due to the stock 33" tires? I was wondering about this.
Did a bunch of calculations around this a while back, and came out with Badlands suspension (not tires) being .6" higher than non-Squatch base - OB, and Squatch suspension being 1.2" higher than non-Squatch base - OB or .6" higher than Badlands.

Since then: Ford reps have said the Badlands Suspension and the Sasquatch High Lift Suspension have the exact same coilovers, the only difference being the Sasquatch having a 10mm spacer to limit up travel.

This would leave you to believe they have the exact same amount of suspension lift over the non-Squatch base - OB. i.e., the only difference in ground clearance and height is tire diameter.

However: the eyeball test on that Badlands non-Squatch overland concept seemed like there was a little less vertical space between the top of the tire and the bottom of the fenders. This could have been due to Badlands bashplates and steel bumpers plus LUX plus accessories loadout. This could have been due to 35" vs 315 tire diameters. Or, maybe there really is some spring difference. 🤷‍♂️

So, absent a parts catalog analysis, no one really knows for sure but theoretically the only difference between Sasquatch and non-Squatch Badlands is 315 vs 285 tires, wider wheels with a different offset, and fender flares.

i.e., (34.4-32.8)/2=.8"
 

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Actually - when we did the calcs we cam e out with

Did a bunch of calculations around this a while back, and came out with Badlands suspension (not tires) being .6" higher than non-Squatch base - OB, and Squatch suspension being 1.2" higher than non-Squatch base - OB or .6" higher than Badlands.

Since then: Ford reps have said the Badlands Suspension and the Sasquatch High Lift Suspension have the exact same coilovers, the only difference being the Sasquatch having a 10mm spacer to limit up travel.

This would leave you to believe they have the exact same amount of suspension lift over the non-Squatch base - OB. i.e., the only difference in ground clearance and height is tire diameter.

However: the eyeball test on that Badlands non-Squatch overland concept seemed like there was a little less vertical space between the top of the tire and the bottom of the fenders. This could have been due to Badlands bashplates and steel bumpers plus LUX plus accessories loadout. This could have been due to 35" vs 315 tire diameters. Or, maybe there really is some spring difference. 🤷‍♂️

So, absent a parts catalog analysis, no one really knows for sure but theoretically the only difference between Sasquatch and non-Squatch Badlands is 315 vs 285 tires, wider wheels with a different offset, and fender flares.

i.e., (34.4-32.8)/2=.8"
Now THAT is some serious in-depth analysis. Nice work, and thanks.
 

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