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Old 02-14-2012, 09:01 AM   #1
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New to Jeepin

Hi,
Couple of questions. I have a 2001 wrangler sport and putting a 4 inch lift on it. My questions are: I have the aluminum rims, will 33 x1250's fit on them and will I need to do any mods so they don't rub.
I don't mud and its more for beach looks. Trying to save some$
And what width are the rims?

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Old 02-14-2012, 09:23 AM   #2
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Pics would help,

If you have factory jeep wheels they are most likely 15 by 8 the 33 1250 will rub you would need wheel spacers or new wheels with less backspacing

Scroll down to the wheels and see what you have
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/st...ations-452871/

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Old 02-14-2012, 10:49 AM   #3
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Thanks, that helped tremendously!
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:05 AM   #4
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No problem your welcome
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Old 02-16-2012, 10:06 AM   #5
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Ok, tire guy says it won't have a good bead.? And what size spacers?
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Old 02-16-2012, 11:39 AM   #6
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Which wheels do you have? If they are 8 inch you will be fine. Check spidertrax I think they're inch in a quarter spacers, But for the price of the spacers you can almost get new wheels

Here's the spacers http://www.quadratec.com/products/92807_003.htm

Here's some crager soft 8 wheels http://m.summitracing.com/parts/CRR-3975860P

If you shop around you might be able to find free shipping
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Old 02-16-2012, 12:46 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum!

They are Canyons, I think 1.5" spacers as a minimum will be needed if the stock wheels are kept. Most people with tj's have 15x8" wheels with 33x12.50x15 tires and they fit perfect! here's mine
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Old 02-16-2012, 02:17 PM   #8
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You will need wheel spacers, or aftermarket rims with 3.75" backspacing to not rub.

Most tire guys are going to just read off the instructions from the tire manufacturer when they recommend a wheel size. Which is great for on road. 15x8's will work fine.
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:14 AM   #9
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Yea, Mine have 3.65" of backspacing. but they stick out alittle more than 3.75" backspacing. so he couldn't do 4" of backspacing with a 4" lift and clear ok?
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Thanks guys. I bit the bullet last night and ordered new rims and tires and my RC N2 lift kit came in. Getting it ready!
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:02 PM   #11
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Cool, post some pics when you get it done!!
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:13 PM   #12
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I have a 4" lift and 33x12.50x15 ION wheels no back spacing and never has rubbed
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I have a 4" lift and 33x12.50x15 ION wheels no back spacing and never has rubbed
No backspacing?
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Will do, hopefully a couple weeks! A guy at work said he'd do the lift kit. You know how that goes, but he's a great mechanic!
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I have a 4" lift and 33x12.50x15 ION wheels no back spacing and never has rubbed
All wheels have backspacing
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Old 02-22-2012, 05:28 PM   #16
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Jeep got lifted today, waiting on wheels tomorrow!
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:12 PM   #17
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Jeep got lifted today, waiting on wheels tomorrow!
How much lift did you get? We need pics around here
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:58 PM   #18
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:27 PM   #19
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Looks great
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Awesome. Those are great tires.
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Really Nice!!
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Thanks everyone, I love it. The girlfriend not so much, she's short. Any ideas on some inexpensive but good side steps that look good? I'm thinking hoop steps? Ideas?

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