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Old 07-20-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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How often do rotate your tires?

KM2's on my Rubicon. How often do you guys rotate your tires?
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:14 AM   #2
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I do mine every oil change... I've already got the tools out, why not?

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Overkill, but I do it every time I change my oil. It's a daily driver so that's about every 3 months.

Takes about 20 mins and I can do it while the oil is draining.
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KM2's on my Rubicon. How often do you guys rotate your tires?
With oil change... But I am one of those slackers that changes oil every 8K with synthetic. 5 tire rotation.
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Well good, I don't feel like I'm out of the norm here. It gives me something to do while the oil drains.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:27 AM   #6
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Oil change (synthetic) every 5k, tire rotation (including spare) every other oil change. I'm not on my phone right now, but I have a picture I found on the interwebs on how to do a 5 tire rotation to utilize the spare too. Just do a search for 5 tire rotation and select images and save the pic.
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Thanks guys. I'm gonna stick with Dyno so I will rotate every three thousand
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:40 AM   #9
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Every Oil Change

I rotate every 5,000 miles and do a 5 Tire rotation with my KM2's.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:43 AM   #10
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Every other oil change so every 6k. I'm old school, I still change my oil every 3k.
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I rotate every 5,000 miles and do a 5 Tire rotation with my KM2's.

Same Here but I have Duratracs
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mine rotate every time i move my jeep. but otherwise every 3500-4000 miles. Sooner if I see strange wear patterns but it has been a long time since i have had issues with that.
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Every 6,000 - all 5
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5 tire rotation every 5K with oil change (synthetic)
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Rotate tires check suspension bolts every 5000 with oil change
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hi, i go with every 5000 miles with 4 tires. then when i need a new set i buy 3 and use the spair. save a few $$$$..
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Most tire shops will tell you the first rotation is 4,000 miles then every 6,000 after that.
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I rotate mine every 5,000 or so, but i only rotate 4. Why? I like the look of a new tire on the back of my rig plus I only have to pay for 4 instead of 5 tires...that saves me $400.00 plus.
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I rotate mine every 5,000 or so, but i only rotate 4. Why? I like the look of a new tire on the back of my rig plus I only have to pay for 4 instead of 5 tires...that saves me $400.00 plus.
so what happens when you get a flat? Or worse yet what if you want to change tires size/type lol. I can see doing 4 tire rotation of you put 40,000 miles on a year and need new tires every year or less. Spare tires sitting in the sun not being used sometimes can take a beating. If a garaged all the time probably not a big deal or if a wheel cover is used but that defeats the purpose of a new tire hanging off the back tho.
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I rotate mine every 5,000 or so, but i only rotate 4. Why? I like the look of a new tire on the back of my rig plus I only have to pay for 4 instead of 5 tires...that saves me $400.00 plus.
the cost argument doesn't really make sense to me. if you only use 4 in your rotation they wont last as long as if you rotate thru all 5.
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5 tire rotation, every oil change / about every 5 miles !!!
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I'm new, but I will be doing a 5 tire rotation, change my oil, grease everything and check the torque on all suspension parts every 5k. First time, everything took about 45min with a impact wrench and a floor jack.
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Every 6k and all 5.
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Old 07-20-2013, 04:49 PM   #26
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Every 6k (every other oil change).
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I rotate mine every 5,000 or so, but i only rotate 4. Why? I like the look of a new tire on the back of my rig plus I only have to pay for 4 instead of 5 tires...that saves me $400.00 plus.
I use a tire cover. I don't care what my spare looks like as long as it works when needed.
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I use a tire cover. I don't care what my spare looks like as long as it works when needed.

I agree that would be great....if you never got "different" tires....every time I get new tires I seem to get larger tires.....I would look pretty funny running my stock 28" with my 33"s......so I rotate all 5 every oil change...always have always will......
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5 tire rotation every 6k miles. Figure a 5 tire rotation cuts overall wear by 20%.
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I agree that would be great....if you never got "different" tires....every time I get new tires I seem to get larger tires.....I would look pretty funny running my stock 28" with my 33"s......so I rotate all 5 every oil change...always have always will......
I agree that is why I rotate 5

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