Changing to Moab wheels, 33" tires ok? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Tech Forums > Tires & Wheels

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-10-2013, 11:37 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
Y-Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tri-Cities, WA
Posts: 729
Changing to Moab wheels, 33" tires ok?

I currently have a 2011 Sahara with the stock 18" wheels and tires in need of replacing. I'd like to get away from the 18" wheels. I've found a set of 17" black Moab wheels and tires priced reasonable. However I would like to move up to a 33" tire like the Duratrac or BFG. Can the Moab wheels accommodate this? I do plan on 2" lift.

__________________
2011 JKU Sahara, Sahara Tan, Leather, 3.73, Auto, Hard/Soft Top, SpiderWebShade, Dead Pedal
Coming soon: 2013 Rubi 10a Wheels, New Tires
Y-Guy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-10-2013, 02:37 PM   #2
Newb
 
fimk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: The belly button of Illinois
Posts: 14
have moab myself and have been looking at 33s.. I plan on leveling kit with 1.5 spacers ... moab wheels need more offset ... there is a thread about max tire size that mentions the needed offset with stock moab wheels

fimk is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-10-2013, 04:43 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
JKUTBFE13's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Bear, DE
Posts: 74
Close comparison

Here is my 2013 JKUS Oscar Mike with 2013 Rubi Wheels (similar to Moab but silver and grey) wearing 285/70R17 GY MT/R Kevlars (measure out to close to 33"). To avoid rub I installed 1.5" spacers. Plan on a lift later, but still running stock suspension now. I know that Duratracs are available in the same size and will fit the 7.5 inch width of stock wheels, though I am not sure which BFGs are available to meet your needs.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2013-07-30_17-06-06_291.jpg
Views:	150
Size:	222.6 KB
ID:	284245  
__________________
"TANGO BRAVO"
2013 JKU Freedom Edition
JKUTBFE13 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-11-2013, 09:50 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Y-Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tri-Cities, WA
Posts: 729
Thanks guys, appreciate the feedback and resources.
__________________
2011 JKU Sahara, Sahara Tan, Leather, 3.73, Auto, Hard/Soft Top, SpiderWebShade, Dead Pedal
Coming soon: 2013 Rubi 10a Wheels, New Tires
Y-Guy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2013, 07:56 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
CodyF36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by JKUTBFE13 View Post
Here is my 2013 JKUS Oscar Mike with 2013 Rubi Wheels (similar to Moab but silver and grey) wearing 285/70R17 GY MT/R Kevlars (measure out to close to 33"). To avoid rub I installed 1.5" spacers. Plan on a lift later, but still running stock suspension now. I know that Duratracs are available in the same size and will fit the 7.5 inch width of stock wheels, though I am not sure which BFGs are available to meet your needs.
That looks really good. Making me reconsider buying rims and just adding spacers to my rubicon takeoffs with 33" duratracs.
CodyF36 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



logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid
» Rates
Get low rates on auto insurance in Canada!

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 AM.



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