Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum > TJ Tire/Wheel Weight

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: TJ Tire/Wheel Weight Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-09-2012 07:01 PM
chevymad They look good. Noticed someone else on the Oregon forum with those too. Retreads have come a long way. Theres a few loggers here running the retreads on their crummies. Not sure what brand but they seem to be doing allright. The tread being a bit thicker seems to stop alot of flats from the pitrun.
12-09-2012 06:41 PM
99er I got Treadwright Guard Dogs. These tires are retreads with Nitto cases. They do have a lot of tread, measure about 33.2" tall. I have not ran retreads before so this will be a test case. They did balance very well and felt good at 60 mph. I also did replace the front rotors and got a good quality pads. The braking seems a bit better but that's probably due to the brake work.

I'll be checking the gas mileage. I did check my speedometer and it is off by 10%.

12-09-2012 01:10 PM
chevymad Did you get Toyo's? Mine are even heavier. I put 305/70/16s on my stock moab's. Toyo's site says this tire is a little over 70lbs.. and I've seen the 16 moab's listed as close to 30...

With my 03 rubi the brakes still seem to be fine, but I definately noticed a power loss. How much is simply due to the taller tire I don't know. Mileage loss was 3-5 mpg vs the 31" MTR's that were on it.
12-09-2012 12:18 PM
Thomas302 That's about what my 285's weigh on aluminum wheels. It would be a good time to start upgrading brakes and steering components to stand up to the bigger tires. I'm still on stock brakes and they are in need of an upgrade for sure.
12-09-2012 11:46 AM
99er
TJ Tire/Wheel Weight

So I just put on 285/75/16 tires and alloy rims. This combination weights 87 lbs per wheel. The stock canyon alloy rim and 30 inch tire I replaced weights 52 lbs per wheel. 87 lbs per wheel seems really heavy. Is this an unusual amount of weight for a 33" tire setup?

With this additional weight are there other items that need to be beefed up? My rig already has a 2.5" suspension lift and 1" body lift.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:57 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC