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Old 08-08-2012, 06:21 PM   #1
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What do you run? 15, 16, or 17 inch rims

My Jeep has the stock 16 inch Moabs on it. With 1.25 spacers and 33 inch tires. I need to mount new tires so it is time to choose. I can almost buy a set of Alloy wheels and tires for the price of a set of the same "tires only" 35 MTR-K's in 16 inch. And 17 is even worse. But I want a good tire combo. I am leaning toward selling the Moabs and getting 15's in a C rating. What do you guys run?

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Old 08-08-2012, 06:51 PM   #2
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Everyone runs 15s if you don't your a "insert vulgarity"

By seriously almost everyone I know runs 15s.

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Old 08-08-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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Hmmmm I dont want to be one of those so I guess I am gonna maybe put the Moabs on the YJ and take the YJ's 15's
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:22 PM   #5
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The moans are fine. Other than what you said about the more expensive tires. If your buying new tires youll want 15s
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:32 PM   #6
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:34 PM   #7
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Yep 15" is a great size wheel for 35" tires, plenty of sidewall so the tire can flex/conform for better traction when offroading.
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:34 PM   #8
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15s and don't wanna run anything else
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:35 PM   #9
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:19 PM   #10
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Cool Looks like the YJ is getting a set of Moabs then. Might make it more salable. Anyone running Pacers. I have 15x8x3.75 on the YJ. They look OK but I don't know anything about the company.
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:52 PM   #11
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I like 22s hahaha I run 15s as well way cheaper and loo better.
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:23 AM   #12
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If you plan on upgrading the brakes down the road, Vanco does have 15" upgrades but the 16" and 17" wheels will allow for larger kits.

"Supposedly" the 15" sizing in larger offroad tires will have fewer and fewer selections available. I don't know how accurate that info is but I've heard it from 2 different seemingly reliable sources.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:27 AM   #13
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15" with. 31" BFG's
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:18 AM   #15
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:35 AM   #16
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15X8" Dick Cepek DC2s 3.65" backspacing, Duratracs 33x12.50x15
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:38 AM   #17
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15's here as well. I can't bring myself to spend more money for less tire....
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:05 PM   #18
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"Supposedly" the 15" sizing in larger offroad tires will have fewer and fewer selections available. I don't know how accurate that info is but I've heard it from 2 different seemingly reliable sources.
There's still plenty of decent offroad tires available in the 15" rim size- 30", 31",32", 33", 35", I've even seen some off the wall sizes in 34"s
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17's...I hate the Balloon Tire Look.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:11 PM   #20
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15x10.5 wheels and 35x12.5 tires I run the rocker wheels and pitbull rockers when I wheel
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:16 PM   #21
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I ran the 16" moabs for a few weeks since my jeep came with them. Now im on 15x8 ion alloys with 3.5" backspace warped in 33-12.5 duratracks
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I'm running the same, 15x8 ion alloys with 3.5 bs on 33x12.5x15 Duratracs.
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15s. If I had 17s I'd replace them with 15s my next tire change.
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:11 PM   #24
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:16 PM   #25
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I would never even consider going bigger than 15" wheels unless it was for a larger braking system on my street rig. Even then, I would go no larger than 16 and I would really need to sleep on it for awhile.
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:46 AM   #26
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Well all righty then. 15 it is. Same number as my emotional age.
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Old 08-10-2012, 01:24 AM   #27
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16s...jeep came with 315s added by the dealership so I just replaced the factory moabs. I have since added the AEV big brake kit and plan on seeing if 15s fit when I upgrade to beadlocks.
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:41 AM   #28
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15x10.5 wheels and 35x12.5 tires I run the rocker wheels and pitbull rockers when I wheel
How do you like the pitbulls?
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:49 AM   #29
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How do you like the pitbulls?
Love em dude heat em up and they stick like glue I don't mud so I don't know how they clean out but on rocks hands down the best tire I've ran and I will never run anything else way better than iroks not putting interco down but I love my pitbulls you gotta get non belted though of course but I only put them on for wheelin cuz I use my jeep as my daily and have a set of 31s that I run for just everyday driving so I don't wear my pitbulls down too fast
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I'm wanting a set of bias tires for trail use only,and have been looking at the pitbulls pretty hard.

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