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Old 04-04-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I've had my jeep for about a year now.. It's a 2004 rubicon.. It is all stock with the 31'' tires and 16'' wheels. I've found a packaged deal for tires that I want to put on it. They are 33x12.50x15. with 3.75" BS.. What do i need to do in order to fit these tires on my jeep? Best/cheapest lift.. Thank you!

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Old 04-04-2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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Hey guys, I've had my jeep for about a year now.. It's a 2004 rubicon.. It is all stock with the 31'' tires and 16'' wheels. I've found a packaged deal for tires that I want to put on it. They are 33x12.50x15. with 3.75" BS.. What do i need to do in order to fit these tires on my jeep? Best/cheapest lift.. Thank you!
2-2.5" coil lift with 1.25" BL, longer shocks and an MML. Cheapest would be a 2" spacer / body lift but don't do it.

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Old 04-04-2013, 12:55 PM   #3
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2-2.5" coil lift with 1.25" BL, longer shocks and an MML. Cheapest would be a 2" spacer / body lift but don't do it.
How much would that cost?
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:02 PM   #4
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Ok. Two confusing points.

1) You have 16" wheels. Those don't fit on a 33x12.50x15 tire. That last number is the wheel diameter.
2) Tires don't have backspacing, wheels do. So not sure what you're referring to when you say:
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They are 33x12.50x15. with 3.75" BS..
And lastly you'll need at least a 3.5"-4" lift or 2.5" lift with 1.25" bl. So what are you looking to spend? And what are you looking to accomplish by lifting your jeep?
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:18 PM   #5
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I think the OP meant new tires/wheel package but OP, check various SL lifts manufacturers like OME, Zone, BDS. Call DFG offroad, they can guide you to the lift that will suit your needs. I highly recommend OME lifts for ride/product quality.
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:20 PM   #6
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The 33s are the tires im looking to get. They come with 15inch wheels. I go off-roading so I want to be fully capable of doing anything pretty much anything.
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Ok. Two confusing points.

1) You have 16" wheels. Those don't fit on a 33x12.50x15 tire. That last number is the wheel diameter.
2) Tires don't have backspacing, wheels do. So not sure what you're referring to when you say:


And lastly you'll need at least a 3.5"-4" lift or 2.5" lift with 1.25" bl. So what are you looking to spend? And what are you looking to accomplish by lifting your jeep?
He's currently running 16's, but looking at a set of 33x1250x15 (package)

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Hey guys, I've had my jeep for about a year now.. It's a 2004 rubicon.. It is all stock with the 31'' tires and 16'' wheels. I've found a packaged deal for tires that I want to put on it. They are 33x12.50x15. with 3.75" BS.. What do i need to do in order to fit these tires on my jeep? Best/cheapest lift.. Thank you!
Does this package come with 15/8 or 15/10 wheels?
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:29 PM   #8
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I'm running 33's on my 04 Sport with Skyjacker 2" Spacer Lift Kit with M95 Performance Shocks for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec.

I've been running this set up for about 6 years (with the exception of the shocks..those were a recent addition from the nitro's that came with the lift kit I purchased in '07). I don't get any rub at all.

I do some light trail riding and quite a bit on sand dunes with no issues so far.

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The 33s are the tires im looking to get. They come with 15inch wheels. I go off-roading so I want to be fully capable of doing anything pretty much anything.
If you've got the money, call Dirk at DPG Offroad. His website is dpgoffroad.com. Great guy with great customer service. I did research on lifts for close to a year and I finally settled on his Ultimate kit. Its a great kit that won't completely crush your bank account. And it will allow you to run 33x12.50's and make your jeep very capable offroad while making it ride even better on road than it did.
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The package comes with 15x8 wheels
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The package comes with 15x8 wheels
Even better! 15x8's are preferred for offroad use. Helps keep the bead seated when aired down.

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