Stock tire options - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Jeep Discussions > 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 01-13-2012, 07:02 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
AmericaOverland's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Edna, TX
Posts: 686
Stock tire options

Hey guys!

I'm looking for stock tire options in 30X9.50X15 for my LJ. I'm looking in case I have to replace them, because I have a spare that doesn't match, AND I found out that my tires are dated at least 6 years ago(!). I can see tiny cracks down in the depressions between the lugs. How do I determine if the tires are safe to keep using?

The last question is, what tires in that size are good for a more aggressive tread/look than what I have now. See below. The tire you see was on the day I brought it home, so it looks newer than I thought. I completely forgot to check the age date on them.

Edit: the reason they have that much tread is because the Jeep only had 22,000 mi when I bought it.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	jeep-wheel.jpg
Views:	57
Size:	102.5 KB
ID:	89592  

__________________
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (LJ), silver w/black top, auto, 4WD - Tow Truck

2006 Forest River Surveyor SV160T hybrid travel trailer
AmericaOverland is offline   Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
wwch99tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Felton Delaware
Posts: 5,074
Go on www.tirerack.com or www.discounttire.com and check out the reviews that fit the driving you do best

wwch99tj is online now   Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 08:23 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
AmericaOverland's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Edna, TX
Posts: 686
Quote:
Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
Go on www.tirerack.com or www.discounttire.com and check out the reviews that fit the driving you do best

I already did, and that's why I came here. I want to get real-world experience from you guys.
__________________
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (LJ), silver w/black top, auto, 4WD - Tow Truck

2006 Forest River Surveyor SV160T hybrid travel trailer
AmericaOverland is offline   Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 08:41 PM   #4
IITYWTMWYBMAB

WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
4Jeepn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Florence, KY
Posts: 10,468
Images: 5
Do you want to stay with an AT or go with a MT? Lots of folks like the goodyear duratrac.
__________________
79.96.85.00.01.97.00.97.93.97.95.94
CJ.XJ.CJ. TJ. TJ.ZJ. TJ.TJ. ZJ.ZJ.YJ. XJ
4Jeepn is offline   Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 08:44 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
AmericaOverland's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Edna, TX
Posts: 686
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4Jeepn View Post
Do you want to stay with an AT or go with a MT? Lots of folks like the goodyear duratrac.

I want to stay with an AT. I suppose I'm looking for a more aggressive AT, since the majority of my driving is asphalt, but I do want to do dirt/mud driving as well.
__________________
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (LJ), silver w/black top, auto, 4WD - Tow Truck

2006 Forest River Surveyor SV160T hybrid travel trailer
AmericaOverland is offline   Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 08:56 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
wwch99tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Felton Delaware
Posts: 5,074
Quote:
Originally Posted by AmericaOverland

I already did, and that's why I came here. I want to get real-world experience from you guys.
Ok I just installed a set of Goodyear Wrangler Authority from wal mart a few weeks ago and they seem great so far. I actually pm'd a few users on here and other forums who had the tires a while and all said they performed well on and off road. They are a 31-10.50-15 though
Here's a couple pics


wwch99tj is online now   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OH: Stock Canyon Wheels with BFG AT's (worn out), Spare Tire, and More! s3nt3nc3d Classifieds Archive 10 08-09-2011 11:58 PM
tire question/ stock tire gouge jeep2011mass JK General Discussion Forum 4 07-19-2011 02:52 PM
blackwall tire for 17" stock rims Husker4theSpurs JK General Discussion Forum 5 07-10-2011 09:31 AM
Max Tire size on stock spare swkenobi TJ General Discussion Forum 3 06-17-2011 05:12 PM
Stock Rim and Tire Questions Jelliroll Tires & Wheels 8 09-16-2010 06:49 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:16 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