|06-11-2013 09:07 AM|
There are many ways to extend the rubber tire bumpers. I used hockey pucks which were the perfect thickness for my previous 33x12.5 tires with wheels the same backspacing you have. You will need something a little thicker for your 31's. A friend made some for his Rubicon out of pieces of wood cut to the shape of the bumpers and painted black. I have seen them made out of another set of bumpers cut to size.
Either way, you will need longer bolts. I took a torx bolt out of one of them and went to the local fastener store to get some longer allen head bolts of the same thread size.
|06-10-2013 06:36 PM|
|Mewing8||If it was a BMW, I'd probably care ( well- not actually) but since its my Jeep, I got out the welder and ran a couple beads over them. Damage covered by spare and carrier.|
|06-10-2013 02:24 PM|
|CHIEF-IN-DC||First thing I was told was to immediate replace the stock tire-carrier with one for oversized rims/tires as this is a know issue - especially with +33" tires. The weight is too much for stock. Sorry to hear of the damage.|
|06-09-2013 10:45 PM|
|YJ fanatic||That's crazy. I guess all Jeeps are different though.|
|06-09-2013 09:47 PM|
|Mewing8||It cracked my tail gate in 3 places.|
|06-09-2013 06:11 PM|
|YJ fanatic||My stock YJ carrier held up to 31s, but you will probably want extensions on the rubber bumpers so the tire doesn't rattle like crazy.|
|06-08-2013 10:47 PM|
Spare tire carrier
I'm going to be running 31x10.50R15 on 15" x 8" 3.75" BS on a 2006 x will I need to upgrade the spare tire carrier or will the stock one be fine? Thanks