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04-25-2013 10:26 PM
nic.macculloch Thanks for all the responses guys. I guess I'll probably buy the set of 33's to put on for inspection and then switch back to my stock tires until I can afford that lift! I have 1.5" wheel spacers on now, so hopefully that will help prevent rubbing (am I right?).
04-25-2013 03:05 PM
BLK00TJ If I remember correctly, the laws in Maine also mention something about tire coverage. If this is true, make sure you don't go to a 12.5" without getting the appropriate width flares as well. A 12.5" wide tire won't fit on the Jeep without spacers or aftermarket wheels which will push them outside of the limits with a stock flare.

Guys in my Jeep club borrow stock wheels all the time in order to get through inspections.
04-25-2013 02:38 PM
sevenservices ^ yeah. Do you have a second set of rims? Or, you'll just have to be really careful and maybe trim flares if they rub to bad while you save for the lift.

Or better yet, do you know anyone else with a Jeep in your area that would swap rims with you for a day so you can pass inspection? Shoot for that matter, even if someone let you use a spare tire 33" you could test it in the driveway at no expense to be sure they won't rub on your setup.
04-25-2013 02:28 PM
PStov98TJ
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Originally Posted by Blsport7 View Post
Throw them on to pass inspection then put the old ones back on until you have enough to buy the lift.. Just an option, but Deff shouldn't be riding around for long with that setup
I'd say this is a good solution. Like put them on, go to the inspection (slowly) then take them off.
04-25-2013 01:15 PM
Blsport7 Throw them on to pass inspection then put the old ones back on until you have enough to buy the lift.. Just an option, but Deff shouldn't be riding around for long with that setup
04-25-2013 01:06 PM
jcrawler93 Big no no
04-25-2013 12:31 PM
Dextreme I have seen it done with super long bump stops installed and trimmed fender flares...but you lose tons of flexing functionality. Basically its "street only" until you get your clearance back.

This is a pic of InfernoGirl's TJ with 33's on stock suspension and you can see there is hardly and up travel room. Pic was from this thread: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/stoc...rry-69198.html

04-25-2013 12:31 PM
PStov98TJ Simple answer, no. They will rub like crazy.
04-25-2013 12:17 PM
nic.macculloch
33's on stock body (no lift)

Hey all,

Still new to all this. I've had my Jeep a little while now and am finally starting to do things to it. I have a question now... My inspection is due soon (I live in Maine) and I am definitely going to need new tires to pass. However, I also am looking into lifts. I definitely won't have enough money to be able to do both right away, so my question is: Can I buy 33's and mount them on my Jeep with no lift? I will get the lift eventually, I just don't want to have to buy brand new tires to pass inspection, then buy a lift, and then buy bigger tires... ya know. Any help would be awesome!!! thanks

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