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getalildirty 01-05-2013 09:29 AM

33's stock suspension
 
Ok I obviously understand that 33's will not fit with a stock suspension but there is a good deal right now on craigslist that i dont want to pass up and i am just curious as to what problems I would run into in putting on 33's with a stock lift. If the problems were minor like what i had with my 31's untill i got rims with backspacing then I would go for it. Let me know.

Wattapunk 01-05-2013 09:55 AM

Why can't you just buy the tires and hold off installing them until the right wheels and lift can be installed first? Even with the correctly backspaced wheels, you will encounter major rubbing, especially over bumps and turns. Also a good way to damage the fender flares.

Neil F. 01-05-2013 09:56 AM

33x? Obviously they are 2" more in diameter so go our and measure. From the diameter alone, you probably will rub the hell out of your fender on bumps and dips. If they are 12.5, depending on the wheel backspacing, you may rub hard on the control arm and wheel well. At a minimum, get a budget boost if all you are doing is on-road

Tjdude08 01-05-2013 10:00 AM

My buddy put 33s on stock lift. Ran it for bout 2-3 weeks. drove over 100 miles with it. Didn't have major problems but when I put his bb lift of he had rubbed his flare a little. Didn't mess it up just kinda rolled it a little.

I WOULD NOT take it off of pavement at all!! If you drive carefully you'd be fine until you got lift installed

If you have old saggy springs id hold off. That might not help at all.

getalildirty 01-05-2013 10:17 AM

Yeah tjdude thanks thats what i was asking. I dont know why people seem to have attitude in this forum when they dont understand the question lol thanks man.

Tjdude08 01-05-2013 10:28 AM

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Originally Posted by getalildirty (Post 3185674)
Yeah tjdude thanks thats what i was asking. I dont know why people seem to have attitude in this forum when they dont understand the question lol thanks man.

Anytime.

Imped 01-05-2013 10:41 AM

You'll be fine, your jeep will not explode. They'll fit quite well with a 1" body lift. Good time to go ahead and get that out of the way.

TJCOUNTRYBOY 01-05-2013 01:13 PM

I ran 33s with 1 3/4 daystar coil spacers and had no problems had a good back spacing on the rims to. wasn't great off road but I still beat the hell out of it the just stuffed the fenders alittle no dammage

getalildirty 01-05-2013 03:21 PM

I really wanna check this out now. I never really see 33s on stock suspension.

Tjdude08 01-05-2013 03:32 PM

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Here ta go

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getalildirty 01-05-2013 03:37 PM

Hahahahaha thats badass. I like that thanks for the pic. Im definitley gunna look to do this.

Sunriver Ken 01-05-2013 03:59 PM

I run 33's on a 2003 Rubi with a 1 3/4" Daystar lift. I do hit the fenders "occasionally" when off roading but I am living with it. I believe a 4" lift and all the associated BS is what a person really should have but I am happy with what I have now.

getalildirty 01-13-2013 01:26 PM

More responses? :)

Wattapunk 01-13-2013 01:36 PM

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Originally Posted by getalildirty (Post 3223394)
More responses? :)

Why? Seems like you have already made up your mind and will install 33's with no lift. Just hope you are not cruising down a road and a unforseen dip meets your Jeep.

getalildirty 01-13-2013 02:01 PM

Because everybody has something different to say and Im planning on doing this tomarrow.

99tj707 01-13-2013 02:39 PM

Say goodbye to your flares.

getalildirty 01-13-2013 02:52 PM

Where is Jerry Bransford when you need him

Tjdude08 01-13-2013 06:03 PM

Not sure he's gonna have any good news for them. Its a very very very tight fit. It will rub guaranteed. My buddy ran it for only a short period and he rubbed and it kinda rolled his flares up top on the front pair.

You're going to get more negative responses than positive. Look at what they say about the bb and 33s. You're asking for 33s and no lift. You are gonna get flamed if you keep asking.

Best advice either do it and face the consequences or get a bb and be better off.

Wattapunk 01-13-2013 06:16 PM

I can assure you that the real JerryBransford will probably tell you you will need 4" lift but maybe Jerry tonight is intoxicated and angered from a Seahawks loss that he will respond to this post in an altered mental state and tell you this setup will work. Then you will get the confirmation you are seeking from the Jeep guru and ease your mind.

99tj707 01-13-2013 07:18 PM

If you want to be cheap about it the least I would do would be a 2"bb and a 1.25bl.

Coasttrash 01-13-2013 07:37 PM

stock with 33s with a little fender trimming.

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f316/01XJ4x4/mail.jpg

stuffing with the 33s never rubbed while turning either direction.

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f3...4/DSCI0187.jpg

cntryboy232 01-13-2013 07:48 PM

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33s on stock and no fenders trimmed. It rubs on the fender flares. Plan on lift kit.

Whitfimb 01-14-2013 12:30 AM

Low COG (Center Of Gravity) is all about big tires with little to no lift and body / fender mods to make it work. Take the time dial it in (Shocks and bump stops) and learn how to drive it. The axles are your lowest point and no lift will change that.

Some may accuse you of just being cheap, it is ok to be thrifty if you are thorough and do the research to make it right. And just because it can be done does not mean that it is an easier solution then installing a 3-4" lift.

Imped 01-14-2013 07:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Whitfimb (Post 3225834)
Low COG (Center Of Gravity) is all about big tires with little to no lift and body / fender mods to make it work.

And a whole lot more than that to make the juice worth the squeeze.

97flexy 01-14-2013 08:16 AM

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Originally Posted by Imped (Post 3226386)
And a whole lot more than that to make the juice worth the squeeze.

very true, LCG is not just a cut body and huge tires

97flexy 01-14-2013 08:21 AM

op- I ran a 1.25" BL and Mce fenders for a while and wheel'd it like that if you remove the rear inner fenders and adjust the steering stops you shoulc be fine if you don't mind the cut look.
http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/9468/dsc02834h.jpg

97flexy 01-14-2013 08:26 AM

full tuck on a tire, no rubbing
http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/6...ecliffsapr.jpg


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