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06-15-2014 07:55 AM
wolfen My main question is my jeep cam,e with 205's on it, I changed to 235's. Is the tire pressure the same as posted on the sticker? or do I need to play with it and find what works best? Cause I found that 32 works great all teh way around for traction, even wear and everything on BFG ATKO's
06-15-2014 02:50 AM
wfluedtke I have stock everything with 31x10.5x15s and I average about 17-18mpg with my 5 speed. That is about 50/50 highway/city. With stock everything I haven't had them rub on anything yet.
06-14-2014 08:47 PM
Jerry Bransford The tire won't curve/wear faster in the center unless the tire is overinflated. Exactly what pressure are you running in those tires?
06-14-2014 08:38 PM
Nlburden It has wheel spacers on it, I think theyre about 2 inches or so. I meant there is no issues I am having. I read in earlier posts that the tire tends to curve, and wear out faster.
06-14-2014 06:23 PM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by Nlburden View Post
I have 35's stock gambler rims, 35 x12.50 with no issues at all
That is very surprising if you're driving a TJ and there are no wheel spacers installed.
06-14-2014 06:20 PM
Nlburden I have 35's stock gambler rims, 35 x12.50 with no issues at all
06-14-2014 03:28 PM
wolfen I have one other problem running bigger than 235's, its called a 4 banger LOL I'd rather be able to make it through the intersections around here before the BMW running the red light hits me, and theres always the whole gas mileage thing too, since mine is a DD, but then again I'm in Va beach, not like I'm climbing around at MOAB anytime soon
06-13-2014 07:10 PM
Suprarob Can we see more?
07-12-2011 11:13 AM
Jerry Bransford Your 32" AT tires were rubbing if you took your Jeep on an uneven-enough trail, you just didn't realize it.
07-12-2011 09:54 AM
MikeJeep When I had my 98 TJ, I put 32x11.50 AT's on there. (MT's would have rubbed the flares)

No lift, no rub (except at full turn but added washer to steering stops), and everything else stock.... even w/ my swaybar disco'd

07-06-2011 05:42 PM
flameredTJ
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Originally Posted by mwashburn View Post
31x10.50 BFG KM2's on canyon wheels, no lift, no rub!
just wanted to say that those tires look great on the canyon rims. wish mine came with those rims! was thinking of doing black soft 8's or looking for a set of those used. I am planning on the same tire size with a 2" lift
07-06-2011 05:26 PM
jrussblues
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Originally Posted by mwashburn
31x10.50 bfg km2's on canyon wheels, no lift, no rub!
x2
07-06-2011 05:08 PM
mwashburn 31x10.50 BFG KM2's on canyon wheels, no lift, no rub!
07-06-2011 03:21 PM
wolfen I was told with stock steel rims the biggest I could put on without rubbing is a 30, but thats at stock height
07-06-2011 11:11 AM
Miss.Allie Im so confused on what to do! i have an 06 jeep wrangler se with a 3.25 lift on it. i need some new tires but im so lost about the sizing! i know i can put 32's on it but thats about it! any help?
09-18-2010 09:14 PM
lilmatty5dimes just put new shoe on the girl.... some hercules trail diggers M/T 31x10.50r15. a couple of pics i got today.... and they to fix a wobble at 50mph. but haven't gone a full tank yet so can't tell ya mpg yet or how they hold up in the mud/sand. that will come
09-18-2010 06:35 PM
wolfen Mines an 01, it originally came with 205's, the previous owner put 225's on and when I got it I got 235's, next time I'm thinking of 30's or 235's depends on which is cheaper at the time.
09-18-2010 06:31 PM
02WranglerTJ I have 31x10's on stock wheel....rubs on full turns. Gas mileage is around 13-15 mpg.
09-17-2010 11:04 AM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by InfernoGirl

There are lots of aggressive looking A/T tires out there. Best bet is go to a good tire shop and look at the options in person. Buy them where ever you like, but seeing them in person helps. Also look at different tires and sizes on Jeeps around you. I wasn't entirely sold on my Duratracs till I saw my size in the tire store.... It was love at first sight! Ordered them right then and there...
Duratracs are great. Mother has them on her TJ and I floored her Jeep up a steep long red clay muddy hill that lead me into the parking lot of an Ashleys furniture store. I do "illegal" wheeling every now and then.
09-17-2010 10:59 AM
drivebytruckerz I wouldn't do anything over a 10.50" width. Anything wider is going to wear the center of your tire out due to the arching effect that having a side tire on a slim rim will cause.
09-17-2010 10:46 AM
Fnx14 Ok I really wanted to put 35s on it but I dont think my rear axle will support the either. I will probably just stick with 33s for now. Thanks
09-16-2010 10:00 PM
rk maxxus You can run 35" tires with wheel spacers if you have the fender clearance. With 33's or 35's you may need to shim the steering bump stops to keep the tire out of your lower suspension arm and sway bar.
09-16-2010 08:55 PM
InfernoGirl Yes you can fit 33x10.5's on stock wheels on a TJ.
09-16-2010 08:44 PM
Fnx14 First post on here and I'm looking to upgrade suspension and tires this weekend. I went with the Rough Country 4" X-Series Suspension lift for my 97 TJ. I was wanting to keep my stock rims for the time being and wanted to put on 33s. Is it doable to put 33x10.5x15 on them?
06-22-2010 02:40 PM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by infernogirl View Post
don't do a 2" body lift. Add 2" coil spacers.....
x2.
06-22-2010 02:35 PM
InfernoGirl
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Originally Posted by northjaxjeep View Post
I'm in a similar situation as LonuR1, my current BFG 31's are near bald, i want to replace with the BFG A/T ko with 32's, I also want a "more rugged" look, would running 32's force me to get a 2" body lift? I also want to change the rims, but am unfamiliar with what size i can use? note: I have a 98 TJ sport unlimited with Automatic Trans, and inline 6.
Don't do a 2" Body lift. Add 2" coil spacers..... Then you can run 32's on your Sport.... Welcome to the forum
06-22-2010 12:56 PM
lancetkenyon 44-16-15 Bogger is about the biggest you can fit on them. Because the 54s are for a 20" rim.
06-17-2010 09:08 AM
HyperBuzzin
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Originally Posted by northjaxjeep View Post
note: I have a 98 TJ sport unlimited
'98 Unlimited????
Unlimited's didn't show up until '04
06-16-2010 10:54 PM
northjaxjeep I'm in a similar situation as LonuR1, my current BFG 31's are near bald, i want to replace with the BFG A/T ko with 32's, I also want a "more rugged" look, would running 32's force me to get a 2" body lift? I also want to change the rims, but am unfamiliar with what size i can use? note: I have a 98 TJ sport unlimited with Automatic Trans, and inline 6.
06-16-2010 04:54 PM
woodsballnc
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
Factory wheels have 5.25 to 5.5" of backspacing which is a little too much for an 11.5" wide tire. Where it tends to rub is actually in the rear, between the tire's inside sidewall and the upper rear coil spring mount. Plus the front tires will rub the suspension when you turn the steering wheel hard left or right.

31x10.50 is pretty much the largest recommended tire size for a TJ.
Well really the rims are off a Jeep Cherokee and are wider than my stock one...and I drive a YJ not no silly TJ
Edit: I have room for them. Just at a full sharp turn is when they catch my springs.
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