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06-13-2013 06:42 PM
terrabit I would suggest you consult with the spec sheet for the tires you intend to use. Also, I'm fairly certain a leveling kit would have provided the clearance needed for those tires. It wasn't so much the backspace as it was the diameter of the tire.
06-13-2013 11:02 AM
Reign Wow thanks for your input. The wheels I am looking at only have a 4.75 BS. It sounds like 305s are definitely out of the question with that BS.
06-13-2013 10:35 AM
terrabit Mine were 295/70/17 Toyo OC MTs with 4.5" backspace. Toyo list this as. 33x11.5 tire but, inflated, it was 33.4x11.9. I had rubbing on moderate bumps on the right fender well. Rubbing is a gentle way to put it. I think a hard bump could have resulted in my fender being violently ripped off. I have since switched to 35x12.5x17 Toyo OC MTs (34.8x13.1) on a 2.5" TF coil lift which I think will be fine until until disco at full articulation. My guess is I'll need another 1/2" lift to be safe.
06-13-2013 09:37 AM
Reign Terrabit were your 33"s a 305 tire or a 285 tire? I am trying to find the widest tire possible with no spacers on a 4.75BS. If a 305 tire is too wide I will just do the 285. Thanks for your help.
06-13-2013 09:19 AM
terrabit I had rubbing on the fender well with 33 without a lift in my 13' JKUR on the street.
06-13-2013 08:55 AM
KrawlOff-Road.com No you would be fine. We have done 35's and no lift... on road without issues. What you will run into is with the 4.75"BS, you might have some rubbing with a aftermarket lift on the backside of the tire.

-Jason
06-13-2013 08:20 AM
Reign Jason do you think the 305s are too much without a lift and 4.75 BS. If so I will just go with the 285s
06-13-2013 08:10 AM
KrawlOff-Road.com I would be careful with the 4.75"BS. A rule of thumb on the JK's is to have a least a 4.5"BS. I know there is a lot of lifts out there that it would rub on...

-Jason
06-13-2013 06:27 AM
Reign I'm really leaning towards the 33x12.5 but my concern is it rubbing with no lift or spacers. I wouldn't be off roading until I do put the lift on. So it would just be on paced roads until then.....
06-12-2013 08:01 PM
Harleyrider1108 Gotcha, lol. I ran 33 12.50s without the level but didn't have it off road.
06-12-2013 07:55 PM
Reign It would Harleyrider. It's not in the budget at the moment but mainly I just don't have time to install a budget boost. Patience is not my strong point. Lol
06-12-2013 07:52 PM
Harleyrider1108 Would a level kit help your situation? Inexpensive.
06-12-2013 07:51 PM
Reign Thanks jadmt. Great looking rig.
06-12-2013 07:48 PM
dawhitesJKU ^and those are some bass a$$ tires might i add.
06-12-2013 07:46 PM
jadmt I don't about the 305's but I would think if you are not going off road and had 4.75-4.5" backspacing you would be ok but I have not actually tried it so not sure.

this is 285's fully stuffed disconnected.

06-12-2013 07:42 PM
Reign Thanks for your help. Would the 305s rub with it being a daily driver and no lift or backspacing? I am just trying to get as much tire as possible.
06-12-2013 07:29 PM
jadmt you will not rub if your sway bar links are connected but if you are disconnected you will rub at max articulation with the 285/75's.
06-12-2013 07:26 PM
Reign
Tire/wheel questions

I am looking for input on a tire/wheel package I am interested in buying. I have a 2011 Sahara JKU. I am looking to put 16x8 Mamba MR1X wheels with 285/75R16 Duratracs or 305/70R16 Duratracs on my Jeep. The wheels have a 4.75 offset. I was wondering if they will rub with no lift or BB installed? Eventually I will install some type of lift but its not in the budget at the moment. Any help I can get is much appreciated.

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