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Old 08-27-2014, 10:46 AM   #1
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Hello all, I am new to Jeep Wranglers. I have a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport four door. I want to upgrade from my 16 " stock rims, I would like to find out what is the best size rims and tires to upgrade to without doing lots of modifications. eg lifters, spacers and stuff like that. I was thinking about 18" rims with 325/65/18 tires... can the 18" rims and tires fit on my jeep wrangler without doing any modification and would it be rubbing while turning corners?
Thanks all for the advice......

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Old 08-27-2014, 10:49 AM   #2
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Welcome. And take a look thru the forums. There is alot of info already out here

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Old 08-27-2014, 11:48 AM   #3
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I think those would be a little too big. Here's a large thread thast should answer your questions:

Largest tire on stock JK? Here's your answer!

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Old 08-27-2014, 12:40 PM   #4
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No, those tire are too big to fit on a stock JK. That tire size comes out to a 35" tall tire that is 13" wide. You would need a 2.5" lift to fit those tires. The largest you might fit on a stock JK are 33" tires. My JKU has 33" tires (285/70/17) and a 2" spacer lift and the tires fit great. You can get a simple spacer lift for around $200.
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:38 PM   #5
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285x70RX17 tires, with new wheels having a 4.5 Back Spacing.

With this, you won't need any other MODS, plus your Wrangler will have a nice stance....

Also keep in mind, that if you go with to large of tires, then the MODS will get expensive, (gussets, trusses, sleeves, lifts, and re-gearing)!!!!!!
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:26 PM   #6
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You could just cruise Craigslist for a set of Rubicon take off tires are wheels.

They're about 32" tall and do surprisingly well off road.
And of course no lift or mods needed, easy driveway swap.

Don't forget you'll need the tire pressure sensors! (I think yours takes 2012 up)
Paying for 10 tires to get dismounted and sensors swapped is gonna bite.
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Old 09-05-2014, 07:43 AM   #7
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thanks for the replies guys!!! cheers....

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