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Old 06-28-2013, 08:40 AM   #1
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Tire size and lift

Hi guys I'm the proud new owner of a 2013 jeep wrangler Sahara unlimited. It's my first one so I have a couple of questions I need help with

1- Thinking of getting 35 inch tires. Most of my driving it's gonna be highway and city driving. How high should I lift it?

2- Would 33 inch tires be my best option?

3- going to purchase one of those storage unit that stores the hardtop upright. Does anyone have any reviews on those?

Thanks again in advance

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Old 06-28-2013, 09:10 AM   #2
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Your best bet will be 33's but if you want 35's you might as well get them just get an all terrain tire it should have longer tread life. I would do the normal 2.5" lift or even just a leveling kit if you don't plan on offroading. It'll keep cost down an save you a bit of money

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Old 06-28-2013, 09:17 AM   #3
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1. Need to know what your budget is and how mechanically adept you are.

2. You want 35" tires go with 35" tires and save the heartache. (Most tire resizes require new wheels with 4.5" back spacing) Duratracs are a very good AT tire.

3. Get a budget boost like Teraflex and run it for awhile. It's easy to install yourself and you can resell and recoup most of your money should you decide to add coils later.

4. Search for how to make your own top storage cart and $$ that way.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:28 PM   #4
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Hey guys decided to go with the 2.5 lift and 35's. Wondering if there's a big difference in the loss of power and mpg between the 35's and 33's
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:34 PM   #5
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i have lightweight toyo at2 285/70/17 and lightweight fuel offroad wheels. i get 19-20mpg. 35's on the other hand....
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