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12-07-2011 10:23 AM
TJNewbie
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Originally Posted by DeFazio View Post
I've got a lift like that and want to run 33s but it seems as if I'm facing a lot of opposition to it with people on the forum saying it wouldn't be good offroad like that and others saying I could fit 33s into stock if i wanted to
We just want you to be aware of the possibilities, some people have had bad expieriences with wheel spacers, others haven't ever had a problem. If you go that route just be sure to go with good quality spacers and check your torque on your spacer mounts after 50 miles.
12-07-2011 12:50 AM
Tmstar05
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Originally Posted by DeFazio

I've got a lift like that and want to run 33s but it seems as if I'm facing a lot of opposition to it with people on the forum saying it wouldn't be good offroad like that and others saying I could fit 33s into stock if i wanted to
Well I have a 4.5 inch rubi exp super flex lift with an 1&3/4 spacer and my jeep does wonders. I haven't had no problems off roading on roading or pulling my trailer
12-07-2011 12:35 AM
DeFazio
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Originally Posted by Tmstar05
For less then 100$ you can buy a 1&3/4" spacer and run 33's.
I've got a lift like that and want to run 33s but it seems as if I'm facing a lot of opposition to it with people on the forum saying it wouldn't be good offroad like that and others saying I could fit 33s into stock if i wanted to
12-06-2011 06:30 AM
Tmstar05 For less then 100$ you can buy a 1&3/4" spacer and run 33's.
12-05-2011 10:20 PM
TJNewbie Here's another place where tires can rub. next to the rear spring mounts.
12-05-2011 10:17 PM
TJNewbie
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Originally Posted by Tneal36 View Post
Thanks for you help...I actually looked at pics of your jeep to get an idea of how far the tires would stick out. I don't have a leagal issue with that in my area.

Just curious...what tires are you running? it looks great!
Thanks, They are GoodYear Duratracs listed as 33x12.50x15, but when I measured them they're actually 32x11.50x15.
12-05-2011 10:15 PM
Tolbert887
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Originally Posted by s14sh3r

There are several things that factor into it. Not all 31 inch tires are the same height. Some vehicles springs may have sagged more then others. You also have to consider what the other person considers "no problem". For some, it means no rubbing whatsoever in any situation. For others, it means they rub slightly at times, but they can live with it.
Very true
12-05-2011 10:12 PM
Tolbert887
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Originally Posted by jp2611
Maybe this is the wrong place to ask but I have always wondered why some Jeeps can run 31's no problem in stock configuration and some can not?

I ran 31's for about 4.5-5years before lift and never rubbed, what is different that some people can and some can not? Is it year specific?

Don't really need to know --just wondered?
No it's more than likely the rims they use and the back spacing they have.
12-05-2011 09:48 PM
s14sh3r
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Originally Posted by jp2611 View Post
Maybe this is the wrong place to ask but I have always wondered why some Jeeps can run 31's no problem in stock configuration and some can not?

I ran 31's for about 4.5-5years before lift and never rubbed, what is different that some people can and some can not? Is it year specific?

Don't really need to know --just wondered?
There are several things that factor into it. Not all 31 inch tires are the same height. Some vehicles springs may have sagged more then others. You also have to consider what the other person considers "no problem". For some, it means no rubbing whatsoever in any situation. For others, it means they rub slightly at times, but they can live with it.
12-05-2011 09:43 PM
Tneal36
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Originally Posted by TJNewbie View Post
Here's what a jeep looks like with no lift, 31x10.50x15s on DC2s. it will still look good with a lift on it too. I just got my DC2s in Sept. I really like them!

Thanks for you help...I actually looked at pics of your jeep to get an idea of how far the tires would stick out. I don't have a leagal issue with that in my area.

Just curious...what tires are you running? it looks great!
12-05-2011 07:37 PM
jp2611 Maybe this is the wrong place to ask but I have always wondered why some Jeeps can run 31's no problem in stock configuration and some can not?

I ran 31's for about 4.5-5years before lift and never rubbed, what is different that some people can and some can not? Is it year specific?

Don't really need to know --just wondered?
12-05-2011 07:31 PM
computeruser
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Originally Posted by simonmeridew View Post
31x10.5x15 tires rub a suspension member on extreme left and right lock to lock in my 2004 wrangler. What to do?
simonmeridew
Don't turn to lock? If it's just a rub, I'd not worry about it for how infrequently it likely occurs.
12-05-2011 04:54 PM
TJNewbie The OP isn't gonna have a problem with those wheels/tires rubbing suspension or steering stops. those wheels have 3-5/8 backspacing.
12-05-2011 11:14 AM
Tolbert887 I said there not a good idea The adjustable stop is taking away from ur turning so that's also a rig job rims or lift are the only real fixes
12-05-2011 10:58 AM
arcountryboy Rig it and tear it up, you do know thats why it's called a steer stop adjustment right, it adjustable. rigging it would be wheel spacers.
12-05-2011 09:43 AM
Tolbert887 That's the correct way to fix it if u wanna rig it and tear it up ur jeep not mine lol
12-05-2011 08:13 AM
arcountryboy
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Originally Posted by simonmeridew View Post
31x10.5x15 tires rub a suspension member on extreme left and right lock to lock in my 2004 wrangler. What to do?
simonmeridew
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Originally Posted by matt_rad73 View Post
I was thinking that same question. I need to get the no season tires off the TJ I just bought. I will be lifting but that seems like a summer project. I know on past trucks I have used wheel spacers to stop the tires from rubbing on the frame and stuff.
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Originally Posted by Tolbert887 View Post
New rims! Or small lift like a coil spacer. Wheel spacers are an option but not a good one!
Hard and expensive fix to a simple and cheap problem.

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Originally Posted by TJWenatchee View Post
A washer or two behind the wheel stops. Turning radius loss is minute.

This^^^^

Instructions. Jeep Steer Stop Adjustment
12-04-2011 11:46 PM
TJWenatchee A washer or two behind the wheel stops. Turning radius loss is minute.
12-04-2011 11:24 PM
Tolbert887
Quote:
Originally Posted by simonmeridew
31x10.5x15 tires rub a suspension member on extreme left and right lock to lock in my 2004 wrangler. What to do?
simonmeridew
New rims! Or small lift like a coil spacer. Wheel spacers are an option but not a good one!
12-04-2011 10:35 PM
TJNewbie Here's what a jeep looks like with no lift, 31x10.50x15s on DC2s. it will still look good with a lift on it too. I just got my DC2s in Sept. I really like them!
12-04-2011 08:47 PM
matt_rad73 I was thinking that same question. I need to get the no season tires off the TJ I just bought. I will be lifting but that seems like a summer project. I know on past trucks I have used wheel spacers to stop the tires from rubbing on the frame and stuff.
12-04-2011 08:12 PM
simonmeridew 31x10.5x15 tires rub a suspension member on extreme left and right lock to lock in my 2004 wrangler. What to do?
simonmeridew
12-04-2011 08:05 PM
Irongrave 31 with stock fenders if you want to cut 33s are a good fit and if your really adventurous you can get 35s to fit. IMO look up DIY highline conversion
12-04-2011 05:39 PM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by Palmers2000tj View Post
31's will be the tallest you can run with stock
X2, 31x10.50 is max for an unlifted TJ.
12-04-2011 05:29 PM
Palmers2000tj 31's will be the tallest you can run with stock
12-04-2011 03:30 PM
Tneal36
tire rub

I have a 2000 TJ with stock suspension. My wife gave me Dick Cepek DC-2's 15x8 for my birthday. I am going with BFG ATO tires and was wanting to know what the largest tire I can run is. I may add a small lift in the future but dont have the cash for both tires and lift now. Any ideas?

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