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Old 05-22-2013, 09:28 AM   #1
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2.5" lift with 35's pics PLEASE

My wifes JKU is getting lifted in one week and I need to make my mind up on tires. It is getting the tf 2.5 coil lift with shocks and Procomp 7031's 16x8 in black. I know I am getting Duratracs, I was set on the 315x75x16's but I ran across the thread of 2.5 lift with 33's and I like the look of it too. I have never been a fan of stuffing the largest tire you could in there, I like a little room between the fenders and the tires. If I could please get your pics to compare with the thread of 33's I would greatly appreciate it.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:36 AM   #2
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Check out my avi...I have a 2.5tf lift on 35's.

There are a few pics in my profile as well when I was running 33's with the same lift.

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Old 05-22-2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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2.5" Rock Kralwer stock mod - 315/70R17 Duratracs...crappy cell phone pic.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:50 AM   #4
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2.5" Rock Kralwer stock mod - 315/70R17 Duratracs...crappy cell phone pic.
Nice.

Can't wait to get my 35s put on. Of course, I first need to buy them. LOL
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:17 AM   #5
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Keep em comin fellas.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:19 AM   #6
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Here is the patient of next weeks surgery. Lol

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Old 05-22-2013, 10:20 AM   #7
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Here is the wheels I bouught

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Old 05-22-2013, 10:24 AM   #8
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Nice choice for the wheels

Both pictures are with the 2.5 lift the first one is with 33's the second one is with 35's.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:43 AM   #9
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What's yalls thoughts on the duratracs compared to the bfg km2's. I can get the 315x75x16 km2's for 100 more for the set. I have read nothing but good things on the duratracs, how is the wet weather and handling on the km2's compared ro the duratracs.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:48 AM   #10
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2.5 AEV lift with 315 duratracs

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Old 05-22-2013, 11:00 AM   #11
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2.5 Teraflex coil with 9550 shocks on 35x12.5x15 Bfg km2s
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:09 AM   #12
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This pic is awesome! How many extra gallons of fuel do you carry on this rig?
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:27 AM   #13
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This pic is awesome! How many extra gallons of fuel do you carry on this rig?
30 gallons on the trailer and 5 on the tire carrier.
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:31 AM   #14
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:35 AM   #15
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Heres a couple but im a 2 door. 2.5 rockkrawler max travel. 16inch level 8 trackers and 315 duratracs
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:49 AM   #17
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:24 PM   #19
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What's yalls thoughts on the duratracs compared to the bfg km2's. I can get the 315x75x16 km2's for 100 more for the set. I have read nothing but good things on the duratracs, how is the wet weather and handling on the km2's compared ro the duratracs.
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:46 PM   #20
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2.5" teraflex coil lift
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:59 PM   #21
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Mopar wheels and Duras
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:05 PM   #22
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I haven't had KM2's so I can't compare the two tires but as good my Duratracs have been in every weather and road condition I would never pay more money for another tire.
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So are there rub issues for 35" w/2.5" lift? On the road, or wheeling?
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Old 05-22-2013, 02:15 PM   #25
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RK 2.5" X-Factor with 315/75R16 Duratracs on MB TKOs. I had KM2s on my liberty and had all kinds of issues getting one of them balanced. I will say they handled mud and rock like a champ but even rotating wore unevenly. Recently had a conversation with a fellow jeeper in a parking lot about tires. He had 35" KM2s that were almost bald. He said he hated them and was glad he was about to replace them.
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Old 05-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #26
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Old 05-22-2013, 03:19 PM   #27
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RK 2.5" X-Factor with 315/75R16 Duratracs on MB TKOs. I had KM2s on my liberty and had all kinds of issues getting one of them balanced. I will say they handled mud and rock like a champ but even rotating wore unevenly. Recently had a conversation with a fellow jeeper in a parking lot about tires. He had 35" KM2s that were almost bald. He said he hated them and was glad he was about to replace them.
Thanks, I think Im going to pull the trigger on the duratracs.
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Old 05-22-2013, 04:02 PM   #28
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I have been really happy with my KM2s. They balanced out really well and do not seem to be wearing very fast. I'm certain that they are a bit louder on the highway than the Goodyear's but there are always trade offs. I don't think you can go wrong with either.
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Old 05-22-2013, 04:10 PM   #29
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A JKU just looks right with 35s. Just do it.

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