New '06 TJ Owner - Page 2 - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 07-28-2010, 11:06 AM   #31
lonur1's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 148
Nice color!! Welcome.

lonur1 is offline   Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 12:15 PM   #32
kbaum03's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Northern Plains okay Wyoming
Posts: 252
Nice jeep. Your options appear pretty clear. Stick with the larger tires and upgrade your axle ratio or sell your current tires and go back to a 30 inch tire or smaller. Looks like the cost is close with the axle swap a little more expensive.

2013 Commando Green Unlimited Rubicon with Warn winch, Tnt Midwith front bumper and TnT adventure rear bumper, 4" OME lift Tnt short arm kit, full skids, front axle truss etc..., Rock Sliders with boat side, Rigid2 lights, teraflex tire carrier, kool wheels and KO2's. and other stuff
kbaum03 is offline   Quote
Old 07-29-2010, 05:27 AM   #33
Sticks's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pondwater Colorado
Posts: 180
You definitely got a flatland Jeep. I have yet to check to see what my wife's axle ratio is, but it seemed to do OK in 6th when the 32s were on (got a second set of wheels and put stock size tires on for the non-white season).

I don't know of any shops in Denver other than Bear Frame and Axle that could do a gear swap. Maybe Drive Train Industries in Aurora. If you do decide to change the gearing, may as well get a set of lockers while you are at it. Don't want to have to do it twice - go big or go home.

Me - STAY AWAY FROM BIG-O on Arapahoe & (east of Peoria). Not real bright over there.

Curiosity was framed, poor judgment killed the cat
Sticks is offline   Quote
Old 07-29-2010, 08:21 AM   #34
adawg38's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: arvada, co
Posts: 555
Do the gearing brotha! It's like $1200 for parts and labor and you'll be happy. To get good clearance with them tires I'd do a 3.25"-4" Lift. I did the 3.25" and they'll clear 32's no prob.

2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ SE 2.4L(4 angry squirrels under the hood) 3.25" RC lift, 33x12.50R15 Firestone Destination AT's

RMGO "It's a Right, not a Privilege!"
adawg38 is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Upgrades Every New Jeep Owner Should Do MartinTravels TJ General Discussion Forum 30 09-02-2011 11:50 PM
New Unlimited owner in Tampa! tampamike10r WF New Member Check In 10 02-01-2010 11:01 AM
New Jeep owner here Senecan WF New Member Check In 11 12-02-2009 07:22 AM
O1 Wrangler TJ owner by accident randy69 WF New Member Check In 7 05-02-2009 02:18 PM
Another new owner... mountainsurfer WF New Member Check In 7 07-03-2008 11:15 PM

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:14 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC