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Old 12-01-2013, 01:58 PM   #1
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tj with 32's & flat flares... little or no lift?

Hey guys... I'm new to the forum and new to jeeps for that matter. I live on Long Island and have always had sports cars, lowered on big wheels, so I have a different view on what acceptable clearance is than you country boys out there jumping up rocky mountains. I recently purchased a yellow automatic 2006 Wrangler X with 45 k and am in love with it (except for the OD kicking in at 45 going up hill). I quickly became addicted to trolling the forums, is there a help group??? I think i have a problem.....


I have only done minor visual and performance mods so far. The next project i am saving up for is wheels, tires, & shocks. I was thinking of 32x11.5r15 bfg km2 with xenon 4" flats, Eagle 185's, and Bilstein shocks(5100 front & 4600 rear) with 1.25 front coil spacer. Anyone run a similar setup? Anyone got pics of something similar???? Any problems? Are 33x12.5 duratrac's (32.5" actual) way too much? Which gears for it, 4.10, 4.56, 4.88?
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Old 12-01-2013, 02:46 PM   #2
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I'm also on LI. As for the 33x12.5 Duratracs, mine are almost exactly 33". For everything else, it all depends on how much you're willing to spend. There's a wealth of info on here, try searching for it.

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Old 12-01-2013, 10:22 PM   #3
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Where are you guys on LI? I'm out in Suffolk, town is Ridge. Anything close?
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:31 PM   #4
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I'm on the north shore.... Huntington Village. Your out in the sticks huh
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:55 PM   #5
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I have 33" wrangler duratracks and I love em. Ride pretty smooth. And the price isn't really bad when talking about tires that look good. I think in all total price is around 800-900
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Old 12-01-2013, 11:08 PM   #6
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Smithtown area
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I have 33" wrangler duratracks and I love em. Ride pretty smooth. And the price isn't really bad when talking about tires that look good. I think in all total price is around 800-900
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Quietest blocky tires I've ever heard. General consensus is that these are "the tire" for all around performance.
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Old 12-02-2013, 12:44 AM   #8
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I'm on the north shore.... Huntington Village. Your out in the sticks huh
Not quite. I'm 5 minutes away from a town called "Middle Island." I wonder where that could be.
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Cool! That's probably about 30 minutes from me.
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Old 12-05-2013, 03:07 PM   #10
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I'm out in St. James and Oceanside on Long Island. I had on my last wrangler 33x12.5 duratracs and they are a great overall tire. On my current wrangler I have 32x11.5 Nankang Mudstars, haven't driven with them yet due to school but they look good!

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