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Old 07-23-2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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full size spare?

I'm going to be getting my lift and 33" tires in a couple weeks ( so stoked! will defiantly post pics ) and wanted to know if I HAVE to have a full size spare. I have stock 32" Goodyear SRA as my spare and I will be putting on 33" Cooper ATPs. Suggestions anyone?

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Old 07-23-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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I'm going to be getting my lift and 33" tires in a couple weeks ( so stoked! will defiantly post pics ) and wanted to know if I HAVE to have a full size spare. I have stock 32" Goodyear SRA as my spare and I will be putting on 33" Cooper ATPs. Suggestions anyone?
It's sad to see a nice looking jeep with an undersized spare. A 4WD on the trail has no business with an undersized spare especially if they need to engage, but you should be ok with your 2WD...however, what do you do if you decide to step into a 4WD and move your existing tires and wheels like many of us do to the new Jeep?

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It really looks like you are going for the "look." So I would go with the 33's all around.
And you can then use all five to rotate when it's time.
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It really looks like you are going for the "look." So I would go with the 33's all around.
And you can then use all five to rotate when it's time.
Enjoy!
x2 having the full sized spare in the long run is going to save you money. it's never a good idea to run different sized tires (no matter how small the difference) on the same axle. and whether you're on the trail, or driving the family home from anything... having that full sized spare gives you piece of mind.

oh, and like Rubi said... you'll get more life out of your tires with the 5-tire rotation.
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