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Old 05-15-2010, 07:31 PM   #1
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Tire width?

I am wondering if there is any difference in performance between 9.5 " wide tires and 10.5" tires?

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Old 05-15-2010, 07:33 PM   #2
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thinner tires are better in deep snow
i allways liked the lookof the wider ones though
one inch shouldnt make much of a difference

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Old 05-15-2010, 07:36 PM   #3
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^^^^ Yep, narrower tires are better in deep doodoo like snow and mud, wider for sand. But 1" won't make that much difference. Narrower will be lighter, so less damaging to mpgs. But there again, not enough difference to be noticeable probably.
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I was wondering if 33x9.5x15 will fit on stock jk rubi
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Should fit, but you'll likely have to do some grinding on the calipers to fit 15" wheels on a JK, iirc.
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Old 05-16-2010, 10:23 AM   #6
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never thought of that. thanks. you probobly saved me a lot of grief
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Old 05-18-2010, 07:39 PM   #7
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255-85-16 would work nicely.
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Old 05-18-2010, 08:27 PM   #8
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i got a question, would 31x10.50x15 tires fit on a stock wrangler?
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i got a question, would 31x10.50x15 tires fit on a stock wrangler?
They'll fit. You'll probably want at least a wheel with 4" BS cause you could rub a little.
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:02 PM   #10
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Ok thanks for the help. ^^
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i got a question, would 31x10.50x15 tires fit on a stock wrangler?
They'll fit fine on stock 5.xx" backspace rims. 4" backspace (on an 8" rim) on a stock height vehicle looks stupid, and with the tires hanging out of the flares it throws crap everywhere.

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