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Old 01-14-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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So the stock 225"s on 16's on my 2012 JK sport arent gonna cut it. I have a 1.5" teraflex leveling kit sitting on my back seat waiting to get put on. I'm wanting to run 33x13.50r15 mud grapplers. My main question is If they can fit (you know, not too wide to cause rubbing, and assuming I can get a set of 15" wheels to fit w/o interference). Keep in mind this will mainly just be a mall crawler. Any suggestions are very much appreciated!

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Old 01-15-2012, 10:28 PM   #2
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For tires that wide, you'll need rims with the proper backspacing or wheel spacers. Otherwise, they'll rub your swaybar links.

Some 15" wheels will fit your Jeep fine; other's won't clear the brake calipers. Best bet is to PM the DTD rep here on the forum (or just call DTD on the phone). They'll tell you which rims will work, and what backspace you'll need for the Nittos.

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So what's the target backspacing I should be aiming for? somewhere the sub 4" region?
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So what's the target backspacing I should be aiming for? somewhere the sub 4" region?
Generally for the JK's you want 4.5" bs or less. The smaller #'s mean your tires will stick out farther from your Jeep. For those 13.5-wide grapplers, I think 4" bs would be good.

Again, the guys at DTD can tell you about specific tire/rim combos.
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Thanks. Was thinking of going with something along the lines of MB72's since it seems people are running them with no problems. Hopefully I wont have any issues.
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Thanks. Was thinking of going with something along the lines of MB72's since it seems people are running them with no problems. Hopefully I wont have any issues.
The MB's work great...tons of JK guys running em.

Don't be shy about contacting the Discount Tire guys...they really will save you hassle and $$.
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Old 01-19-2012, 03:53 PM   #7
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The mud grapplers are great tires, just be careful with the width. x2 on talking to discount tire, they always do a good job

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