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Old 10-16-2012, 04:41 PM   #61
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Twas lots of fun--- also demonstrates that it is not always the diff clearance that gets us hung up; actually, for me, that is most of the time it isn't the diff, but the belly clearance.

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Old 10-16-2012, 05:24 PM   #62
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:55 PM   #63
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Tire choice is based on the look you like and what type of wheeling you will be doing. I use BFG All Terrain T/A KO's 35" on my daily driver, light wheeling. 33" tires or the 285 if you will, do not look horrible but man do the 35" fill out the wheel wells better. For me its always about the stance of a vehicle and these JK's need 35" tires. Its like seeing all these guys and their F-350 pickups with factory tires that on that truck, look like they are from a golf cart. If you dont lift it 33" is fine but even a 2.5" lift needs 35" tires. I look at mine sometimes and think boy I wish I had 37" tires. Goodyear Duratracs are great tires on ice, snow and mud but are harsher riding and make a little more noise than BFG All Terrains.
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:03 PM   #64
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Nice looking Jeep, what rims are those?
Thanks; Procomp 1059. They were on sale at 4WP for $85 each when I got them.


Like others said, look, feel, clearance all factor in. So does overall cost.
I was a high-miler and overlander more than a rock crawler. I needed to consider wear items and mpg more than other things.
33s were the economical choice for me; and the Cooper STTs managed all the terrain that I came in contact with.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:41 PM   #65
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