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Old 12-07-2011, 11:24 PM   #1
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Installed 33" Duratracs

Removed my 31" Firestone Widetracks that came with the Jeep and installed new 33x12.5x15 Goodyear Duratracs today. I only have a 2" spring lift and had concerns of rubbing. Installed these tires have a height of 32" exactly. Width measures 11.5". They are perfect!

Test ride showed a smoother ride over the previous tires and they are pretty quiet too. I'm planning to correct my bump stops to prevent rubbing. My 31's did at full flex so I know they aren't correct.

I had to remove the third brake light and need to pick up an adapter for the spare tire. It's installed but rubs the bumper.

Bought the tires for $903 installed through the base with free rotations and road hazard warranty. Sending off for the Tread lightly $100 rebate and sold the used tires for $150. In the end getting 5 new tires cost me $650 total. I'm pretty happy with that.




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Old 12-07-2011, 11:29 PM   #2
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Looks good, I love my duratracs

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Old 12-08-2011, 01:01 AM   #3
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looks great, how do you feel about power? what gears do you have?
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:03 AM   #4
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i want these tires so badly.
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:07 AM   #5
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looks great, how do you feel about power? what gears do you have?
I have a 5 speed with 3.73 rear gears. I haven't noticed a difference. Seems to be about the same.

My speedo is 4 mph slow at 55 mph. I will be correcting this.
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:23 AM   #7
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Looks great! Go to the GoodYear website, and print your $40.00 rebate form and send a copy of your tire purchase reciept, for some more cash back.
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:28 AM   #8
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Looks great! Go to the GoodYear website, and print your $40.00 rebate form and send a copy of your tire purchase reciept, for some more cash back.
Thanks. I guess it doesn't matter if you don't use their credit card for their rebate?

Anyone know what the correct bump stops that I need?
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:37 AM   #9
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I think they must be equal to your lift. Correct me if im wrong.
example 2'' lift = 2'' bumpstop extensions.
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If you used the thier credit card I think you get a better savings, I don't know if you can still get the $40 rebate.
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If you used the thier credit card I think you get a better savings, I don't know if you can still get the $40 rebate.
That is what I'm seeing. The rebate for requires their credit card for the purchase.
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Old 12-08-2011, 02:29 PM   #12
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I got them early last year and I missed the deadline for the rebate by just a couple days... DOH!

I like the 33's my speedo is off as well. At 50 on the dash Im really doing 57. 55 on the dash is 65 and so on. The faster you go, the wider the difference is. It really helps if you can get your hands on a GPS to calculate your speed range differences.
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Old 12-08-2011, 04:54 PM   #13
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I bought those tires and did the Goodyear $40 rebate. I did not use their credit card. The form seems to be a little misleading. If you use their CC I think you get a bigger rebate. At least that was a couple months ago. They may have a different program now.

I was not aware of the tread lightly!
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:50 PM   #14
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I just installed 4 of them (33 x 12.50 x 15) and paid with a MasterCard and still got the $40 rebate. The dealer gave me a form to mail and even put a stamp on the envelope. You don't need to use a Goodyear credit card to get the rebate.
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:04 PM   #15
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I got them early last year and I missed the deadline for the rebate by just a couple days... DOH!

I like the 33's my speedo is off as well. At 50 on the dash Im really doing 57. 55 on the dash is 65 and so on. The faster you go, the wider the difference is. It really helps if you can get your hands on a GPS to calculate your speed range differences.
If you wanted, you could get a new speedo gear for $39, it might help on your auto shifting too. (I read that it does improve automatic shifting on the TJs but I don't know if it does help on the YJ) I suggest you get it for a 32" tire though if you want it to read right.
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yea, the GY dealer told me (after I bought them from tirerack) if I used thier credit card I would have gotten $80 back on the rebate, with out thier credit card, it's just a $40 rebate.
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:43 PM   #17
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Anyone know what the correct bump stops that I need?
gonna need at least 2" bumpstop extensions front and rear as it sits right now. add a 1" BL and you can cut that down to about 1.25-1.5", depending on the shock length that came with your lift.

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I think they must be equal to your lift. Correct me if im wrong.
example 2'' lift = 2'' bumpstop extensions.
they don't equal the lift.

compressed shock length & suspension interferences determines bumpstop requirements first, or in Abnmarine's case, the tires that are too large do.

reading: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/corr...gth-70047.html
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Old 12-09-2011, 11:41 PM   #18
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Had duratracs before my km2
Love watching water splash off.
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Had duratracs before my km2
Love watching water splash off.
Hey, is that a stinger front bumper? got any pics?
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Removed my 31" Firestone Widetracks that came with the Jeep and installed new 33x12.5x15 Goodyear Duratracs today. I only have a 2" spring lift and had concerns of rubbing. Installed these tires have a height of 32" exactly. Width measures 11.5". They are perfect!

Test ride showed a smoother ride over the previous tires and they are pretty quiet too. I'm planning to correct my bump stops to prevent rubbing. My 31's did at full flex so I know they aren't correct.

I had to remove the third brake light and need to pick up an adapter for the spare tire. It's installed but rubs the bumper.

Bought the tires for $903 installed through the base with free rotations and road hazard warranty. Sending off for the Tread lightly $100 rebate and sold the used tires for $150. In the end getting 5 new tires cost me $650 total. I'm pretty happy with that.
How do you like your dc-2s and what backspace you running?
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Old 12-11-2011, 01:35 AM   #21
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I like them. I believe they are a 4.5" bs.
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The backspacing on the DC2 wheels- if they are 15x8 or 15x10 the backspacing is 3-5/8", 16x8 is 4" BS, 16x10 is 4.5" BS

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