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07-27-2009 11:31 PM
jakeysnake This is my '01 TJ on 31-10.50s with 15" rims. Its also got a little suspension lift But I didnt install it and I'm not sure how big it is.
07-26-2009 12:49 AM
NWPATJ The rims on the green jeep are 15x8 I think, they are the canyon rims? I have the same rims and tires on mine.
07-25-2009 06:56 PM
KBR97 My opinion....buy the 32's and keep the fender flares for now.
Save up a few dollars. And sometime down the road ditch the body lift and replace it with a 2 in suspension lift, or a 2 in. budget boost spacer lift.

Seems like the most reasonable thing to do, considering you like the flares. The 31's may look to small.
07-25-2009 05:53 PM
InfernoGirl ^^ Those would be 15" rims, in the pic.
07-25-2009 02:43 PM
TheBostonWrangler
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Originally Posted by crasha9 View Post


Thats 31's with stock suspension. Just trying to show you more options

What size wheels?
07-24-2009 12:54 PM
crasha9

Thats 31's with stock suspension. Just trying to show you more options
07-24-2009 12:51 PM
IslandTJ Another thing to consider, is if your readings on your speedometer are calibrated correctly with the 33s. Most likely, you'll have to replace your speedo gear with the proper tooth count for the 31s.
07-24-2009 01:35 AM
njkeagle
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Originally Posted by islandmonkey View Post

I am going to attach several pictures so you can have some idea. I got a price for a 4 set of 32x11.50 15s for $640 installed alligned. I think it is great price, and they won't look too small cause of the existing 33s tread.
I just did a quick search and you can get 33x12.50 for $680. Most places will mount the tire for about $10 a piece I think Are you keeping your rims? If so I don't think you saving to much money. Plus the 33's look a lot better.
07-23-2009 09:31 PM
kdukes4 if it helps out any, heres mine. 2" BB on 31's.

Attachment 9967
07-23-2009 08:42 AM
distortedtj Yes.. "rims" are your wheels.
07-23-2009 08:30 AM
islandmonkey I do not know really.. You mean rims?

Thanks for the photo, it looks real good, i might go with 32s cause of the flares. I love them.


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Originally Posted by distortedtj View Post
One question though.....do you know your wheel width?

Tire size choices also depend on your wheel width. Look as they are 15x10's from the pictures. But could be 15x8's. The 32x11.5 will be fine on the 15x10 or x8's for your street use.

If they are 15x10's and you want 10.50's tires...look for 15x8's.
07-23-2009 12:41 AM
distortedtj
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Originally Posted by distortedtj View Post
If you want a pic of 31's and a 1.75'' bb and 1.25 bl let me know.
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Originally Posted by islandmonkey View Post
please


thank you

Here you go bud, couldn't find a straight side shot, best I got ....




Glad your building or unbuilding your jeep for you. Make it yours bud.

One question though.....do you know your wheel width?

Tire size choices also depend on your wheel width. Look as they are 15x10's from the pictures. But could be 15x8's. The 32x11.5 will be fine on the 15x10 or x8's for your street use.

If they are 15x10's and you want 10.50's tires...look for 15x8's.
07-22-2009 11:57 PM
Pylonpounder You could just go with 31's+ Wheel spacers...won't make them look any bigger, but with wide fenders sometimes it looks better if the tires aren't so sunk into the flares. my YJ has 7 inch fenders and stock tires (for now) and It looks like it's trying to fly away..with 31x10.50's and 1.5'' spacers, it wouldn't look half bad. But there's also no lift, which is a major factor in making 31's look small.
07-22-2009 11:02 PM
islandmonkey Cause not replacing it with little stiffer shocks? Ebay has very good deals on those......


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Originally Posted by jwm1986 View Post
No all they do is raise everything another 1.75"... It's the same concept as longer coils but you still have the same extension and coil rate.
07-22-2009 10:56 PM
islandmonkey Thank you very much for compliments, I sincerely appreciate it.

I am not a off-roader, eventhough it looks good, i can't afford $800 and + tires installed and alligned. So I am on a budget.

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Originally Posted by Jeepzcb09 View Post
I cant believe you want to get rid of all that good stuff. Im still looking for my jeep and all of what you have(except the BL) is what I want! I love Bushwaker flares they are so bad ass and 33's how could you not love them, you do what you want but the only thing I would do is lose the BL and go for a suspension lift ,but nice jeep!
$640 for 32x11.50 15 installed and alligned........ not a good deal? and will make 2 payments in 2 months cause he is a friend
07-22-2009 10:53 PM
islandmonkey sorry man, i always liked them, they look very musculine and manly.
so NO NO NO to that, sorry we do not agree on that one

I will ditch the body lift ass soon as i can affort it though



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Originally Posted by ChrisTX View Post
Until you get rid of those gawdawful flares, smaller tires will look funny. Sell them and get some factory flares, ditch the body lift, then get some 31s.

That's what I'd do.
07-22-2009 10:51 PM
islandmonkey please


thank you

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Originally Posted by distortedtj View Post
If you want a pic of 31's and a 1.75'' bb and 1.25 bl let me know.
07-22-2009 01:41 PM
Schmo I'd recommend sticking with 33's or going to 32's based on your plan. I really don't think either will rub on-road even with just a 1" BL and if you do decide to add the 2" suspension lift, you'll have a nice set up for both on and offroad and should not have any clearance issues. Personally, I think those flares will look kinda funny with 31's as those big/wide flares will make the 31s look smaller than usual, and if you do add the 2" suspension along with a 1" BL, it'll look a bit funny with smaller than 32s. Just my $.02.
07-22-2009 01:35 PM
Jeepzcb09 I cant believe you want to get rid of all that good stuff. Im still looking for my jeep and all of what you have(except the BL) is what I want! I love Bushwaker flares they are so bad ass and 33's how could you not love them, you do what you want but the only thing I would do is lose the BL and go for a suspension lift ,but nice jeep!
07-22-2009 01:28 PM
ChrisTX Until you get rid of those gawdawful flares, smaller tires will look funny. Sell them and get some factory flares, ditch the body lift, then get some 31s.

That's what I'd do.
07-22-2009 12:46 PM
distortedtj If you want a pic of 31's and a 1.75'' bb and 1.25 bl let me know.
07-22-2009 12:40 PM
jwm1986 No all they do is raise everything another 1.75"... It's the same concept as longer coils but you still have the same extension and coil rate.
07-22-2009 12:33 PM
islandmonkey Wouldn't spacers put xtra stress on coils?

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Originally Posted by jwm1986 View Post
I'm selling 1.75" coil spacers... FYI if your looking for something like this. Cheap lift...
07-22-2009 12:28 PM
jwm1986 I'm selling 1.75" coil spacers... FYI if your looking for something like this. Cheap lift...
07-22-2009 12:13 PM
stabs05 Hey islandmonkey, you can run 31's without any type of lift, that's what I have on my jeep (04 Sahara). I don't have the 6in bushwhacker flares though, but I don't think it would look too bad. Get the 31's, lose the body lift compeltely (sell it on craigslist) and then save up for the 1 or 2 inch lift. Not wheelin it you shouldn't have any trouble with rubbing.
07-22-2009 10:08 AM
islandmonkey planning on it, but it takes money to make all the changes:
lose the 3" lift, add 1" susp lift, but new tires, etc...



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Originally Posted by jpdocdave View Post
definately lose the body lift.
07-22-2009 10:01 AM
jpdocdave definately lose the body lift.
07-22-2009 09:58 AM
daanbc I have 31's with a 2"BL.
07-22-2009 09:36 AM
islandmonkey Just saw that picture actually..
I do not know man.
With my lift setup and and flares 31s might look oddly small?


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Originally Posted by Geoff@Bestop View Post
It's all fashion. And one of the neat thing about getting older (and having adorable kids), is we get to start ignoring fashion trends.



hehehehe I did like it, but red Jeep doeant have the flares and 3"body lift.

Someone posted this jeep earlier, with 245/75R16's on it. That's a 31 inch tire.
Some one named Island Monkey posted a comment saying they liked it.[/QUOTE]
07-22-2009 09:25 AM
Levinoss 32's or 33's
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