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Old 02-29-2012, 02:55 PM   #1
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Will 35x12.50 tires fit on a 3.5 inch lift

Don't want to put them on if they're not going to fit
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
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If you either trim your flares or buy flat flares (metal cloaks would be better) they'll fit. If you plan on a lot of articulation you might need to add extended bump stops.

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You need to do some looking around on here before you go sticking 35 inch tires on, even if they do fit. You have to deal with a whole bunch of other issues to make it work properly.
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you need to do some looking around on here before you go sticking 35 inch tires on, even if they do fit. You have to deal with a whole bunch of other issues to make it work properly.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:16 PM   #5
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You need to do some looking around on here before you go sticking 35 inch tires on, even if they do fit. You have to deal with a whole bunch of other issues to make it work properly.
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But to answer the question, no they wont fit with just a 3.5 lift without rubbing (assuming you have new rims, stock wont fit them at all)

You'll need 5" of lift to do this (most do a 4" suspension and 1 or 1.25 body lift).

You could get away with it if you trimmed your flares or ran flats like mentioned above though.

You will also need steering upgrades, brake upgrades, axle upgrades, and will need/want to regear to regain the power that you'll lose from going with 35's

With the tires, you're lookin at about 5k to run them without breaking down right away
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:24 PM   #6
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thanks for the input, right now i am running off road 32's and it is already regeared. what size is best would you think?
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:28 PM   #7
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One more question....

My jeep whistles when i accelerate, i heard it could be my upgraded air filter or exhaust, but i want need to know how i can tell its not something else. Any help is appreciated, thanks
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:30 PM   #8
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regeared to what?

and size of what, tires?

without needing to regear again or anything else, biggest i'd go is a 33x12.5...you can run that on your current d30/35 axles without having to get a d44/8.8 rear or super 30/d44 front...nor will you need brakes or steering upgrades.

as for your whistle...could be any number of things. Could be the air filter (but i doubt it), very doubtful its your exhaust because thats an "exit" where the intake is just that, an "intake". Could be your serp belt, etc...

its doubtful you have a problem
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You'll need 5" of lift to do this (most do a 4" suspension and 1 or 1.25 body lift).
I fail to see why you continue to say this. It's false.

They'll fit fine. Adjust the bump stops and shock travel accordingly. Unfortunately, fitting 35's is easy. Reliably running them is not.
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:19 PM   #10
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I fail to see why you continue to say this. It's false.

They'll fit fine. Adjust the bump stops and shock travel accordingly. Unfortunately, fitting 35's is easy. Reliably running them is not.
For a mall crawler sure, but to actually wheel them you'll hit and have no travel which is stupid...

Not my rig though, do what you want
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For a mall crawler sure, but to actually wheel them you'll hit and have no travel which is stupid...

Not my rig though, do what you want
Aaahhh OK, thanks for clarifying.

Out of curiosity, how tall is your rig, how much up travel do you have and what's the belly clearance?
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There are a lot of Jeeps out there where things have been done incorrectly and some of us know why from some of the posts on here.
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The whistle could be a number of things. Since you mentioned it happens when accelerating, I am going to guess you have a CAI (aftermarket cold air intake and air filter). Making noise is about all they do aside from creating more room under the hood for some flat fender/highline kits.

As far as the 35" tire fitment, mine fit fine with 3" springs and a 1.25" body lift.
Fitting them is only a fraction of what it takes to run them.
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For your "whistle" my bet is vacuum leak. I have battled them with my YJ, WJ, and now my TJ. The old propane and rubber hose trick will find it if there is a leak. Just youtube search propane exhaust leak or something and check it out. Have you rev'ed the motor with your head under the hood? That should eliminate a lot of guess work like belts etc...

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