|05-04-2012 12:13 AM|
The viper has less BS than most.
I believe 3.75
|05-03-2012 11:37 PM|
|05-03-2012 05:04 PM|
Fresh from the install
|05-02-2012 11:33 PM|
|05-02-2012 08:36 PM|
33" Duratrecs with TeraFlex Performance leveling kit.
|05-02-2012 03:51 PM|
2.5in lift with 33in nittos Terra grapplers
|05-02-2012 03:43 PM|
|dano111||Just added some 33's with 15" Black Rock vipers!!|
|04-25-2012 08:42 PM|
|rvator||Here is my 2010 with 33 12.5 15's and no lift yet. My 07 had 4.10's this one has 3.73's. 60 mph 1500 rpm = dog. Lift will be first then maybe gears.|
|04-25-2012 12:52 PM|
Mine is an auto - reason for resetting shift points.
|04-25-2012 10:30 AM|
|Destal||I have the stock 3.21's on my JKU with 285/70R17 and it's not that bad to drive everywhere. A tiny bit sluggish at times, but really now that bad. Mine is a manual though.|
|04-24-2012 08:55 PM|
I was hoping to put 33s on at some point but I would like not to spend a ton of money to re-gear just to put bigger tires on. Do I have any other options?
Not that I won't save the money to do it because I would love them but just want to see what other options there are.
|04-24-2012 02:58 PM|
Heh Heh, I think it's well understood, that I put a lotta time/effort in choosing my -
|04-24-2012 02:49 PM|
I've been reading up And looking at all the GREAT pictures and totally dreaming over here about what to put on my 08 JKU...
I'm a newbie and am itching to get some tires and wheels. I love the look of the Black Rock Viper 15's with 33 duratracs.
I'm about 90% sure I'm going to get this setup but want any final input from all you pros out there. Any last minute......
- gotchas I should watch out?
- look out for this.....?
- have you considered?
I will be mostly on the road with some light off road adventures but nothing too serious right now. Once I do start getting into the mud, will definitely look at a 2-3 inch lift but for now want to leave it stock.
I have 255/70/R18 on right now.
Thanks in advance!
|04-24-2012 11:57 AM|
|04-24-2012 11:54 AM|
Thanks for the help. Sounds like I will be ok
|04-24-2012 11:46 AM|
This is because the pre-2012 autos are terribly undergeared right from the factory. For example, if you have a non-Rubicon, you have 3.73 gears right now, but could easily go up to 5.13 on your STOCK tires. And your jeep would ride great--you'd be a lot happier with your power. By contrast, putting those same gears in my manual would be too much for highway driving--4.56 would be about as high as a manual trans could go with stock tires.
That said, plenty of pre-2012 auto owners get 33s (or even 35s) without regearing. I fully expect 33s would effect your power, but probably not dramatically so unless they were very heavy. I don't know the weight of the tires you're looking at or the weight of those wheels, but presuming you kept matters reasonable it should be alright.
|04-24-2012 11:20 AM|
|ULAlum93||305's Pro Comp Extreme, 2 1/2" rough country lift|
|04-24-2012 11:19 AM|
This probably won't happen for a little while, just curious more than anything.
|04-24-2012 10:45 AM|
|jhatfield||Before and after (almost 33's):|
|04-24-2012 10:36 AM|
|Destal||I'm really happy with the 33's on my JKU. I just have a leveling kit in the front, but here is how it looks.|
|04-24-2012 10:34 AM|
Especially if they're lightweight, even more especially if you've got a manual transmission, and even more especially if you've got a 2012.
I have a 2010 4 door with a manual trans and 3.21 gears, and am running 33x12.5R15 DuraTracs on a lightweight alloy wheel. It feels no different than stock.
|04-24-2012 09:51 AM|
How are 33's with 3.21 gears? Any issues?
Something I should have looked into earlier
|04-23-2012 09:50 PM|
|04-23-2012 09:39 PM|
|Posts On Percocet||
Lmt makes something similar. I saw them in black on another wrangler the other day in a parking lot.
|04-23-2012 07:09 AM|
|JeezAJeep||Ltblue....nice set up. I have a JK White...where did u get the rims/what kind of tires and is that a lift...thank you|
|04-23-2012 12:52 AM|
That tire/wheel combo looks awesome , same thing I'm probably going with.
|04-23-2012 12:38 AM|
I was JUST LIKE YOU....I just ended up with 33 Duratracs and AEV 17 Savagre's with an AEV 2" spacer lift. I am VERY pleased. if i was on the farm and never planned to live in the city...i would prolly due the 35's. but i am not lol.
I HIGHLY suggest you to 33's and a 2-3 inch lift. you wont be disappointed.
sorry no pics yet. soon
|04-22-2012 10:30 PM|
|roxbury29||Before & After 33's|
|04-22-2012 09:25 PM|
|04-22-2012 09:23 PM|
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