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Old 03-01-2012, 11:35 AM   #1
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gains from bigger tires

So what exactly is the benefit of running larger sized tires?

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Old 03-01-2012, 11:41 AM   #2
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better off road traction, and slightly more ground clearance

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Badassedness. Also, the added benefit of death wobble, slower take-off (without regearing) and worse feel economy. But it's totally worth it when considering the sheer level of badassedness.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:06 PM   #4
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The bigger the tire--

The higher you get on your social ladder !

Your EGO index value goes up exponentially-

For an average jeeper with the jeep as a DD--not much benefit !

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Old 03-01-2012, 12:14 PM   #5
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The bigger the tire--

The higher you get on your social ladder !

Your EGO index value goes up exponentially-

For an average jeeper with the jeep as a DD--not much benefit !

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Now this cleared it all for me personally. Although my stock jeep can't fit the wheels my ego requires. LoL

My Jeep is a DD so what would be ideal???
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
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Mines a DD and I was thinkin 15in black wheels with 33in bfg ats...how's this soundin?
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:19 PM   #7
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Now this cleared it all for me personally. Although my stock jeep can't fit the wheels my ego requires. LoL

My Jeep is a DD so what would be ideal???
Also don't have any idea what you like to do on-road/off-road--There are guys on this forum that might know--Not me

I don't have a DD jeep and I'm pretty independant anyway-

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Old 03-01-2012, 01:00 PM   #8
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mine is a dd...I have 285/70/16 Duratracs (basically 33s)...to me this is just about right since i do not want a lift...I have great off road traction, and gas/power isnt bad
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So what exactly is the benefit of running larger sized tires?
Offroad use.

I can get more exact if you'd like.
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:05 PM   #10
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75% "ego"/25% offroad. Just park next to a Jeep that has bigger tires than you and you will know what I mean.
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:10 PM   #11
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75% "ego"/25% offroad. Just park next to a Jeep that has bigger tires than you and you will know what I mean.
Haha I already kinda know what you mean....my mom has an all stock jk and I have mine with the lift and what not and in my head its just like mmmm I win
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EGO has nothing to do withit--



It's all in the color !

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Old 03-02-2012, 05:38 AM   #13
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Mine with 33's

Friend,s CJ on 37's

We run all the same trails; but I sometimes have to be pickier about the line that I take. And there are times that I have to winch myself over an obstacle the he just drives over. But then again, I have some real good pic,s of the under side of his Jeep-- It wasn't on its top or side; YET!!
But not far from it!! The higher your ride-- the higher your center of gravity also. So it is a trade off- in places like below; I would rather have lower CG than tall tires!! Note, the gentleman standing on front bumper to help keep it from tipping!! His "pucker factor" was a little high again that day!!

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A greater distance to fall and break your wrist from lol

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