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Old 06-26-2011, 02:51 PM   #1
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Flat fenders no lift ?

How big can you go tire wise? i'm wanting to put bigger tires without all the headaches asociated with a lift. it looks like with the bushwacker flat fenders and 4.5" back space on the wheels you could get away with running 35"s ?

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Old 06-26-2011, 03:34 PM   #2
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yes, without flexing too much off road. Otherwise like a 1-2" BB would work

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How big can you go tire wise? i'm wanting to put bigger tires without all the headaches asociated with a lift. it looks like with the bushwacker flat fenders and 4.5" back space on the wheels you could get away with running 35"s ?
Flat flares, 1" body lift, 1" rear extended bumpstops, 4.5" wheel backspacing, and trim the stock plastic front lower air dam, and you can offroad with 35s on the stock suspension.
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i forgot to add the tera flex leveling kit
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I have 33x12.5 tires on 15 inch wheels with 3.75 inches of backspacing and stock suspension. I bet that you would be able to fit 35 inch tires with flat fender flares with under 4 inches of backspacing. The leveling kit would probably help. The only thing is that you wont be able to flex that much off road because of the bigger tire.

I'm sure others will chime in with more knowledge on this topic.
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You’ll most likely need to trim the pinch seam with 35’s. Also, if you plan on doing any serious wheeling it would be best to do a suspension lift versus no lift. The break over angle really sucks on the 4doors and you’ll get hung up (high centered) quite a bit.
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How big can you go tire wise? i'm wanting to put bigger tires without all the headaches asociated with a lift. it looks like with the bushwacker flat fenders and 4.5" back space on the wheels you could get away with running 35"s ?
A small lift in and of itself shouldn't cause "headaches". Personally I think the size and weight of 35" tires would have more issues than a lift.
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A small lift in and of itself shouldn't cause "headaches". Personally I think the size and weight of 35" tires would have more issues than a lift.
Im kinda hesitant to do any thing I like the way it rides and drives with the rubi package it goes anywhere I want to go. Im not into hardcore rock crawling but I do like to take it out every chance I get. I think I might just go with a 33˝ the 35s look cool but the extra weight is a concern

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