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Old 03-21-2014, 11:54 PM   #1
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Wheels on a TJ

I'm looking at new wheels for my 2001 (yellow). What are your favourites on a TJ? Post some pics please! I'm considering 15", not too expensive, relatively lightweight.

If there's already a thread like this that you know of, please direct me there. I didn't see any with a quick search.

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Old 03-22-2014, 12:09 AM   #2
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15x8 is most common size. I have steel cragar soft 8s love them for cheap. In the future when I go to 35s I'll go lighter like aluminum or alloy.

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Old 03-22-2014, 08:40 AM   #3
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Im running stock 6 spoke steel wheels of of an 03 4 banger, painted the body color, solar yellow of course. Click on my garage and you can see the pics. 33x10.5 BFG ATs.
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Old 03-22-2014, 09:18 AM   #4
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I like Black Rock vipers for about $150 each



MB makes some nice wheels for about $110, like theses Razor wheels. They come in black too


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DoubleOught I never even thought of going with yellow. Those look really good. Are they just painted with standard paint?
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Old 03-22-2014, 01:43 PM   #6
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What back spacing are you going with?
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Old 03-22-2014, 01:56 PM   #7
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I'm looking at the Mamba MR1X (Moab knockoffs). I really like the 5 spoke design & they come in 15x8 with 4.5" of backspacing.

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I like the look of Black steel D's.......Good luck in your decision, remember, no wrong choice....
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:13 PM   #9
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What back spacing are you going with?
I've been reading a lot of threads to figure this out. I'm not sure yet, from the notes I've scribbled down it looks like I should go with around 4.5. I plan on going with 31s as I'm stock and can't get into any more mods yet.
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Old 03-22-2014, 04:48 PM   #10
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i just bought a set of 5 Fuel Revolver rims, a little pricey but the look awesome. Gonna stuff some 33x12.5s under my TJ
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Old 03-22-2014, 04:52 PM   #11
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I couldn't find any solar yellow in a spray bomb so I ended up buying some high solids single stage urethane from an auto paint supply store. The clear was peeling off of my grille and I had some trail rash on the right rear corner to repair so I just did it all at one time. Used a cheap HVLP touch up gun from Harbor Freight but it laid down slick as glass. I have since seen that Quadratec has Mopar laquer in Solar Yellow in spray cans, kind of expensive but I ended up spending about $80 on materials for what I did. Been very please so far. There are so many yellow jeeps around here with black wheels that I wanted to do something different. Saw one on Craigslist a couple of weeks ago with some Moabs off of a Rubi painted solar yellow and it looked really nice too!
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:25 PM   #12
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15x8 wheel with about 3.75 back spacing is ideal for a tj. It'll work for most every tire size and there are about a gazillion tire options for that wheel.
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:08 AM   #13
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I like the classic look of AR Outlaw I or II.
I run the Outlaw II.

If you are going to run a 10.50 wide tire (31" or 33" tall), you can get these in a 7" width wheel with 3.75 backspacing. Makes an ideal, lightweight combination.

If you intend to run a 12.50 wide tire, than 8" width wheel is a better choice.
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:17 AM   #14
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I recently got the 15 black rock vipers.

Running 33's



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Old 03-24-2014, 11:25 AM   #15
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I put on s set of 15x8 MB Wheels TKO. Achieved the look that I was wanting, with the BFG AT 32x11.5x15s.

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ProComp 7031 wheels

ProComp 7031's on my 02 TJ. 3" Zone Offroad lift (springs).
31x10.5x15 Duratrac tires.
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I plan on getting the Quadratec version of the Moab wheels when I inevitably go to 33's at some point.



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Old 03-24-2014, 08:39 PM   #18
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I like these pro comp 15 x7 12.50 33 general AT
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Old 03-24-2014, 09:48 PM   #19
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I went with a 15x8 steel smoothie wheel on my 97 just to look a little old school.

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Old 03-24-2014, 09:57 PM   #20
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Love that look Big Fran
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Old 03-24-2014, 10:03 PM   #21
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I like black steelies, if you bend a wheel on the trail a good hammer can fix it. In the future diy bead locks or rim protectors can be added. A spray of black paint can fix rock rash.
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Old 03-26-2014, 01:59 PM   #22
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15x10 pro comp 1069s. $345 a set shipped to your door @autoplicity.com.
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Old 03-26-2014, 02:10 PM   #23
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I went with a 15x8 steel smoothie wheel on my 97 just to look a little old school.
That looks great.

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