Tires for a TJ - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

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

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-22-2011, 10:01 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Utah
Posts: 12
Tires for a TJ

I imagine this question has been asked a hundred times on here and I probably didn't dig deep enough to find my answer.

I have a 99 TJ 4.0L with a 4" Tera Flex lift. I need new tires and am interested in going from the 33x12.50 to something bigger, like a 35x12.50. Just curious if anyone has this combo and any issues you've faced. I still have stock gears, so I am a little concerned with a loss of power and and not getting the clearance I get with my 33s. Considering a 1" body lift but would like to avoid it. Also planning on new gear ratio down the road but not anytime soon.

R. Pilgrim

iluvfire is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-22-2011, 10:18 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 878
post your stock gears,look on your rear axle there should be an aluminum tag on the bolts that have your ratio stamped on it,example it will read 3:73 or 4:11
also while your down there look at your oil fill plug on the rear diff cover let us know if its a plastic plug or a metal plug with a square hole in the center.
4 or 6 cylinder,auto or manual?

give as much info as possible to help us help you.

with that said I have seen a 4" lift run 35's but full flex will eat your fender flares.
a 4" suspension with a 1" bodylift will work
also what kinda lift do you have,suspension?body? or both?

__________________
Pincho De Lapiz
ou812 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-23-2011, 01:30 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
ForumKing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 99
Save your money and do a regear and new tires at the same time. You'll be much happier running the right gears rather then having a slugish motor.
ForumKing is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-23-2011, 01:43 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Lumberjack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Posts: 440
i just picked my rig up today that got re-geared 4.56 from 3.73 on 33x12.5x15 and its a world of a difference. Definitely would recommend getting re-geared
__________________
TREE HUGGER!~~ 2005 Red Rubicon, 33/12.50/15 on procomps, 6spd, 4.5" RE lift, 1" BL, Custom F/R bumpers, 4" BW flares
Lumberjack is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-23-2011, 06:28 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
TJChris27's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Boca Raton
Posts: 469
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumberjack View Post
i just picked my rig up today that got re-geared 4.56 from 3.73 on 33x12.5x15 and its a world of a difference. Definitely would recommend getting re-geared
Just curious as i'm regearing soon about how much did you pay if you don't mind me asking?
TJChris27 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
33s , 35s , tires

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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
Larger Tires Zeddjb JK General Discussion Forum 26 02-05-2013 01:53 PM
Tires Now, or Later... VVCG33 TJ General Discussion Forum 3 08-12-2010 08:29 AM
Big problem with tires! jl_wrangler YJ General Discussion Forum 15 12-06-2008 12:22 AM
TIRES & WHEELS 31's only 450 miles! (NJ) vfrpilot Classifieds Archive 13 03-30-2008 07:34 AM
New Rims and Tires, How Big are the Old Ones? kEat General Jeep Discussion 10 12-19-2007 06:33 AM


logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid
» Rates
Get low rates on auto insurance in Canada!

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:10 AM.



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