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Old 09-16-2013, 08:20 PM   #1
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Swapping rims/tires for the winter?

I just bought a 2013 JKU and plan on running the stock rims/tires through this winter and buy 33" Duratacs mounted on Pro Comp 1069's in the spring and go back to stock setup next fall. Do I have to get an alignment every time I swap out a set?

Not sure if it matters but I also plan on getting a Rock Krawler 2.5" kit installed soon.

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I just bought a 2013 JKU and plan on running the stock rims/tires through this winter and buy 33" Duratacs mounted on Pro Comp 1069's in the spring and go back to stock setup next fall. Do I have to get an alignment every time I swap out a set?

Not sure if it matters but I also plan on getting a Rock Krawler 2.5" kit installed soon.
I wouldn't think so, I plan on doing the same thing.

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Not really, it's up to you to judge.

As an example, and my previous Suzuki Grand Vitara that I kept from 2006 to 2013, I went through 14 swap. I never had to get any aligment, I never had to balance the set of winter tires (Michelin Latitude X-Ice that lasted the 7 winters). At one point I had to change the EOM AT tires used during the other seasons for another set, and this is the only time I had to balance them, normal since it was a new mount.
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