New owner in So Cal - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > Community Forums > WF New Member Check In

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-05-2011, 07:27 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oakland
Posts: 137
New owner in So Cal

Hey there, I just bought my first Jeep the other day, and I love it already. 2003 Wrangler SE with 71,000 miles on it. The guy I bought it from seemed to of never taken it off road and has normal street tires on it. I am looking to get some steel wheels and bigger tires. Can I buy bigger tires with out getting a lift on it? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Fossboss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:30 PM   #2
I am JD & It's my Dream

WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
JDsDream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: The Peach State
Posts: 26,911
Images: 4
Welcome to the Forum

__________________
The kind of woman that when my feet hit the floor each morning the devil says "Oh Crap, She's up!"

To All Of Our Forum Veterans and Active Service Members.
Our Debt To You Is Greater Than We Could Ever Repay.
Thank You

Become a Supporting Member!
JDsDream is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:31 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
YJjeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Romney WV
Posts: 1,608
Images: 3
Welcome!
You can get bigger tires like 31s but I suggest getting somewhat of a small lift if possible
__________________
No longer a jeeper, BUT I will return!
YJjeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:32 PM   #4
In a trailer in the woods

WF Supporting Member
 
Barrie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Greater downtown Brownsville,Kentucky
Posts: 40,083
Send a message via AIM to Barrie Send a message via Yahoo to Barrie
Welcome
__________________
2006 Unlimited Soft Top


Skillfully disguised as a responsible adult


Barrie is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:38 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oakland
Posts: 137
Quote:
Originally Posted by YJjeep View Post
Welcome!
You can get bigger tires like 31s but I suggest getting somewhat of a small lift if possible
With no lift would the 31's rub at all? I am thinking about getting a 2.5" suspension lift. I am new to the whole off roading thing so any help is awesome.
Fossboss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:49 PM   #6
I am JD & It's my Dream

WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
JDsDream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: The Peach State
Posts: 26,911
Images: 4
You should be okay with 31's. IF there is any rub at all, it would only be on tight turns. I have 31's with stock suspension and no rubbing at all.
__________________
The kind of woman that when my feet hit the floor each morning the devil says "Oh Crap, She's up!"

To All Of Our Forum Veterans and Active Service Members.
Our Debt To You Is Greater Than We Could Ever Repay.
Thank You

Become a Supporting Member!
JDsDream is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:54 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oakland
Posts: 137
Quote:
Originally Posted by JDsDream View Post
You should be okay with 31's. IF there is any rub at all, it would only be on tight turns. I have 31's with stock suspension and no rubbing at all.
What size rims do you have?
Fossboss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 07:56 PM   #8
I am JD & It's my Dream

WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
JDsDream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: The Peach State
Posts: 26,911
Images: 4
stock 15x8
__________________
The kind of woman that when my feet hit the floor each morning the devil says "Oh Crap, She's up!"

To All Of Our Forum Veterans and Active Service Members.
Our Debt To You Is Greater Than We Could Ever Repay.
Thank You

Become a Supporting Member!
JDsDream is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 08:02 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oakland
Posts: 137
Some wheels that I have seen that I really like are either 15x10, or 16x8, does the size really matter?
Fossboss is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-05-2011, 08:26 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
Ageless Stranger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 26,792
Welcome to WF.
Ageless Stranger is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-06-2011, 04:58 AM   #11
Jeeper
 
blkrubi88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Clayton NC
Posts: 23,676
Welcome!
__________________
I can only please one person a day and today is not your day and tomorrow is not looking good either!



CHRIS
blkrubi88 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-06-2011, 11:45 PM   #12
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: somewhere....
Posts: 11,188
Welcome

redjeeper is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from NYC! New Jeep owner / New to the Forum. SamoisDino WF New Member Check In 13 12-26-2011 02:01 PM
New Unlimited owner in Tampa! tampamike10r WF New Member Check In 10 02-01-2010 11:01 AM
O1 Wrangler TJ owner by accident randy69 WF New Member Check In 7 05-02-2009 02:18 PM
Another new owner... mountainsurfer WF New Member Check In 7 07-03-2008 11:15 PM
New YJ Owner jdixter YJ General Discussion Forum 6 01-19-2008 09:37 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:01 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC