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Old 06-23-2014, 07:41 PM
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Tires/Rims

I have a 2000 TJ sport with the 15 inch stock rims. Id like to put bigger tires on my jeep and give it a more natural lifted and meaner look. Can someone please help me with suggestions as to doing so. Should i be looking for bigger rims and tires, or just thicker tires. Please help!!!!!

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Welcome to the forum.

15x8 alloy rims with 31x10.5x15 tires should get you where you want to be

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Welcome to the forum. 31s will fit with no mods. When I bought my 00 a little over 4 years ago, the previous owner had just installed a 2" budget boost (coil spring spacers) and 32x11.50 BFG ATs on the stock 8" Canyon wheels. It looked, drove and wheeled nice and we left it that way for several years. I have moved on to 33x10.50s now and have added a 1.25 body lift to it, but we have 32s on my son's 97 and like it very much.
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TJ's came stock with either 15 x 7", or 15 x 8" rims (depending on the trim package). You could successfully run 31 x 10.50 tires on either one with no issues. You may have to add a washer or two to your steering stops if the tires rub a little at full lock, but it's easy to do and takes about 5 minutes.
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Old 06-24-2014, 10:22 AM
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Can I switch the 15 stocks for 16 inch rims and run 225 75 r 16 without having to modify my current stock height/wheel space?
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whats the back spacing of the new rim?

you can go to a 16" but the cost goes up and tire selection goes down.

rubis came stock with a 16" rim and 245/75r16 MTR's

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