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Old 07-08-2014, 07:43 AM   #1
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I think I got it! Tires

I have been here lurking and reading. As you can see from the number of posts, I am new to Jeep. The more I read the more I think that the best, most efficient yet functional Tire size for the Jeep seems to be the 33 Duratracs. It just seems to get complicated quick with the lifts. I think when I get ready I am going to go with 33s and some sort of Flat Fenders for extra clearance and maybe some high end shocks if that helps. A couple of questions.
Do you need the added clearance of cut or flat fenders with 33s? I don't want to rub at all.
If you don't want to cut your fenders, what fenders do you guys run?
Do shocks add lift ? What shocks do you guys like?

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Old 07-09-2014, 01:22 PM   #2
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What you guys think?

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Old 07-09-2014, 01:26 PM   #3
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I'm running 285/70R/17 on stock rims with a teraflex BB spacer lift and 1.5" spidertrax spacers. The jeep rides so much smoother and doesn't kill my MPG. tires look aggressive too. Best set up it found for a DD.

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Old 07-09-2014, 06:34 PM   #4
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I have 33" GYD's on 15" Level 8's.(The Combo) Adding RK 1.5" coils and Rancho 9000XL's. Stock fenders but I also don't off road, just a DD.
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Old 07-09-2014, 06:44 PM   #5
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I've got what ^ has, 33x12.5x15 duratracs on level 8 trackers, with the rk 1.5 springs, stock fenders, only with the rancho 7000s instead of the 9ks and I wheel it pretty regularly. It's a good set up.
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Old 07-09-2014, 07:02 PM   #6
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This set up has taken us faithfully and safely over many "locker rated trails", serves very well as a nurses daily driver. Handles better than stock on the highway and tows trailers extremely well. (3000 lbs or less).
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Old 07-09-2014, 07:53 PM   #7
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I've got what ^ has, 33x12.5x15 duratracs on level 8 trackers, with the rk 1.5 springs, stock fenders, only with the rancho 7000s instead of the 9ks and I wheel it pretty regularly. It's a good set up.
Would love to see pic's.
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Old 07-09-2014, 08:35 PM   #8
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Would like to see 33s with flat fenders.

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