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Legendary prince 03-29-2013 01:18 AM

Can a 2013 jeep Sahara with 22" wrapped in 37" get stuck in snow?
 
Hi everyone! I was wondering if a Sahara Jk would get stuck using 22" xd monster wheels wrapped in 37"nitto mud grapplers, I live in Chicago so in the winter it kinda snows alot. Please if you had experience can you please let me know? Thank you for your time.

RKracing 03-29-2013 01:20 AM

You got a HEMI in it?

Arch 03-29-2013 01:24 AM

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Originally Posted by RKracing (Post 3566648)
You got a HEMI in it?

Dude, sorry this is off topic but I was just looking at your signature and thinking...how did you chew through so many JKs???

Legendary prince 03-29-2013 01:36 AM

No I haven't bought a jeep yet, I really want one though, getting it this summer

RKracing 03-29-2013 01:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Arch (Post 3566662)
Dude, sorry this is off topic but I was just looking at your signature and thinking...how did you chew through so many JKs???

They have small ash trays. When the ash tray gets full I simply trade it in.

Legendary prince 03-29-2013 01:42 AM

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Originally Posted by RKracing (Post 3566648)
You got a HEMI in it?

No I haven't bought a jeep yet, I really want one though, getting it this summer

scaler-jk 03-29-2013 01:50 AM

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Originally Posted by Legendary prince (Post 3566642)
Hi everyone! I was wondering if a Sahara Jk would get stuck using 22" xd monster wheels wrapped in 37"nitto mud grapplers, I live in Chicago so in the winter it kinda snows alot. Please if you had experience can you please let me know? Thank you for your time.

:facepalm:
The Snow will be the least of your problem's.

Farnham21 03-29-2013 01:57 AM

Someone needs to do some research :facepalm:

OP I'm begging you, please read through this forum in its entirety before making that kind of decision. Your making all these plans and it sounds like a. You've never owned a jeep before b. you have no idea what 37" tires means for the test of the vehicle and c. You know you want a jeep right? And not a hummer? :hide:

Moose5 03-29-2013 02:17 AM

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Originally Posted by Legendary prince (Post 3566642)
Hi everyone! I was wondering if a Sahara Jk would get stuck using 22" xd monster wheels wrapped in 37"nitto mud grapplers, I live in Chicago so in the winter it kinda snows alot. Please if you had experience can you please let me know? Thank you for your time.

Nevermind the fact it would be a bit strange to put such large rims on a jeep, the issue at hand is i hear mud terrain tires do not fare well in the snow, so if anything search for all terrain tires. Also, seeing as apparently youve never owned a jeep before, to go to such a large size wheel is not an easy tasks and takes a lot of time, gutting the rig, and MONEY to do. The tires that come stock on all wranglers will do excellent in snow if you do buy a jeep. As a survivor of new york winters i can vouch for that.

ealive 03-29-2013 02:32 AM

Sounds like it's gunna be a sic rig, bro. Please post up pics of your whip once it's out the shop!

Farnham21 03-29-2013 04:35 AM

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Originally Posted by ealive (Post 3566763)
Sounds like it's gunna be a sic rig, bro. Please post up pics of your whip once it's out the shop!

:facepalm:

97wrangler-242 03-29-2013 05:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Legendary prince
Hi everyone! I was wondering if a Sahara Jk would get stuck using 22" xd monster wheels wrapped in 37"nitto mud grapplers, I live in Chicago so in the winter it kinda snows alot. Please if you had experience can you please let me know? Thank you for your time.

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Originally Posted by ealive
Sounds like it's gunna be a sic rig, bro. Please post up pics of your whip once it's out the shop!

Please join a hummer forum.....

JEEPDON 03-29-2013 05:50 AM

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Originally Posted by Legendary prince (Post 3566642)
Hi everyone! I was wondering if a Sahara Jk would get stuck using 22" xd monster wheels wrapped in 37"nitto mud grapplers, I live in Chicago so in the winter it kinda snows alot. Please if you had experience can you please let me know? Thank you for your time.

Short answer to your question. YUP!!!!:thumb:

Billet13 03-29-2013 06:02 AM

:popcorn:

jp2611 03-29-2013 06:17 AM

Slightly different approach....I live about 2 hours from CHI town.....and my old TJ stock has never been stuck in the snow,,,it is no longer STOCK!!

My wife has a '12 JK on STOCK wheels and tires...and she has never been stuck here in the Fort we have taken it to MI just to "Play in the SNOW" and never got it stuck!!!

All that being said anything is possible it depends on the Driver and their level of skill!!

PecosRiver 03-29-2013 06:38 AM

Chicago is where I was born and raised. My first job was driving a garbage truck in the city and when the rest of the city shut down because of snow, I was still moving, mostly. Even with the huge tires and additional weight of my truck, I managed to get it stuck, so it is possible for a Jeep outfitted the way you wish to get stuck in the snow. Any vehicle can get stuck in the snow if things go wrong, BUT you're less likely to get stuck than if you drove a Prius or some other weeny car.

panthermark 03-29-2013 07:29 AM

Let's be nice....

OP,
1. Any vehicle can get stuck
2. It does not snow THAT much in Chicago
3. The wheels you are describing would not be a good set up for a Wrangler

mike1158 03-29-2013 08:41 AM

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Originally Posted by panthermark (Post 3567090)
Let's be nice....

OP,
1. Any vehicle can get stuck
2. It does not snow THAT much in Chicago
3. The wheels you are describing would not be a good set up for a Wrangler

well done sir....

Jaker jk 03-29-2013 08:59 AM

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Originally Posted by panthermark (Post 3567090)
Let's be nice....

OP,
1. Any vehicle can get stuck
2. It does not snow THAT much in Chicago
3. The wheels you are describing would not be a good set up for a Wrangler

What's wrong with 37 mud grapplers and why wouldn't it be a good setup

Or are you saying that based on the wheel and not the tire and who cares what wheels he is going to use

xcoaste 03-29-2013 09:04 AM

The reason you are not getting the exact answer to your question is because it is not a common setup you are asking about. You can get stuck in the snow with just about any set up. With such large wheels and tires you start running into a lot of other issues besides snow. But with enough research and money you could go with what you described.

Jaker jk 03-29-2013 09:12 AM

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Originally Posted by xcoaste (Post 3567316)
The reason you are not getting the exact answer to your question is because it is not a common setup you are asking about. You can get stuck in the snow with just about any set up. With such large wheels and tires you start running into a lot of other issues besides snow. But with enough research and money you could go with what you described.

So what you are saying is 37's on 17's mud grapplers is better then 37's on 22's mud grapplers in the snow

Greg_2012_JKU 03-29-2013 09:16 AM

I like big wheels, but would not go over 20's on a Jeep, but that is just my opinion. I live in MI and my stock Sahara has not gotten stuck yet in over 2 years in the snow with the stock wheel/tire combo.

Here is a link with some pics of 20's.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/pic...es-224326.html

JerryJeepster 03-29-2013 09:19 AM

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Originally Posted by ealive (Post 3566763)
Sounds like it's gunna be a sic rig, bro. Please post up pics of your whip once it's out the shop!

Oh my!!

Jaker jk 03-29-2013 09:29 AM

OP your question should have been does mud grapplers work well in the snow , your wheel size has nothing to do with it in snow in the city

But since you put wheel size nobody is paying attention to your question , they just want to make fun about the wheel size

cavsvet74 03-29-2013 09:39 AM

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Originally Posted by Jaker jk (Post 3567345)
So what you are saying is 37's on 17's mud grapplers is better then 37's on 22's mud grapplers in the snow

You can't just throw 37" tires on a JK without doing modifications to the suspension and/or fenders, regardless of wheel size.

35" is typically the largest tire that jeepers will use unless it is on a seriously modded dedicated off road rig.

xcoaste 03-29-2013 10:04 AM

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Originally Posted by Jaker jk (Post 3567345)
So what you are saying is 37's on 17's mud grapplers is better then 37's on 22's mud grapplers in the snow

No. Mud tires aren't good in the snow/ice no matter what size rim.

What I was getting at is you will need to make a lot of upgrades to run that set up. Quality lift, gears, ect. But I was also saying it can be done if you really desire it.

Jaker jk 03-29-2013 10:13 AM

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Originally Posted by cavsvet74 (Post 3567438)
You can't just throw 37" tires on a JK without doing modifications to the suspension and/or fenders, regardless of wheel size.

35" is typically the largest tire that jeepers will use unless it is on a seriously modded dedicated off road rig.

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Originally Posted by xcoaste (Post 3567518)
No. Mud tires aren't good in the snow/ice no matter what size rim.

What I was getting at is you will need to make a lot of upgrades to run that set up. Quality lift, gears, ect. But I was also saying it can be done if you really desire it.

No where did he ask what it takes to run 37 , he ask is mud grapplers good in the snow

cavsvet74 03-29-2013 10:25 AM

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Originally Posted by Jaker jk (Post 3567554)
No where did he ask what it takes to run 37 , he ask is mud grapplers good in the snow

If you read beyond the title of the thread, the op is talking about a Jeep he hasn't purchased yet. Having to mod the Jeep to fit 37's is something he should be warned about. Moose5 already covered mud tires not working well in snow.

cavsvet74 03-29-2013 10:27 AM

However, I am assuming the Sahara is not already set up with 37's and this is something he wants to add.

panthermark 03-29-2013 10:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Jaker jk (Post 3567301)
What's wrong with 37 mud grapplers and why wouldn't it be a good setup

Or are you saying that based on the wheel and not the tire and who cares what wheels he is going to use

As others have mentioned, it goes beyond looking at the size of the rim.

Nitto's are heavy
22's are heavy
The weather in Chicago isn't really "need mud tires for winter" type weather.

Plus 37's bring in their own issues.

You are talking about things like sleeves and gussets, a possible re-gear, lifts, flares....ect.

Being that the OP didn't mention going off-road, this sounds like street Sahara (just my guess)....so I would not recommend 37" Nitto mudders on 22" XD's to just drive around on in Chicago.


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