I just got a 2006 Jeep Wrangler and I just got 17in wheels and 35in tires. I was hoping to get some advice on what type of lift to get, 3inch?, 4inch? Full suspension or just a body lift? I'm not wanting to go off road much or mudding, I really just want the jeep to ride the same and look good.
Thanks man! What if I down graded to 33" tires? Would I be ok with only a 3" lift?
If you don't plan on of roading 3"it's fine. You still need to extend bump stops as said already. And depending on what gears you have now you may have to regear. and you could add a 1.25" body lift and a 1" motor lift to help with drive line vibs.
Personally I don't think a TJ shouldn't see anything bigger then a 16"wheel
2000 solar yellow 4.0 sport 3" BDS, 1.25" JKS body lift, 1" Zone motor lift, JKS quicker disconnects, 33x10.5 BFG KM2 on black american racing wheels. D44 rear.
Thanks for the comments. I actually may go down to a 33 tire and 16 wheel so I won't have to replace drive line and gears etc...
Cool Jeep! What size wheels and tires do u have?
Stick with 15's. 16 is a metric size and will result in pricier tires and thicker sidewalls.
Those are 37x12.50x17's. One other advantage of bigger wheels that hasn't been stated is that you've got space to fit larger brakes. Nothing wrong with 35x12.50x17 tires.....and in fact, 17" wheels are a smart buy, as the industry is starting to trend away from 15" wheels.
What about 35" tires on 15" wheels? Would that look good?
That is the combination I am running and it certainly looks good enough for my needs which are not all that heavily weighted toward simply looking good. Not to mention the added sidewall gained with a 15" wheel over a 17" is very helpful offroad due to its ability to flex more easily which improves offroad traction.
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