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Old 01-18-2016, 09:35 AM
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Fuel tires?

Curious, are Fuel tires any good? How's is their ride quality, etc performance, etc? Lastly, is 20 inch wheels too much? The higher the wheel the less tire meat I will have... But damn do they look good in 20's but I'm trying to be conservative...

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20's will cost more than 17's in terms of both tires/wheels. If you like the looks, that's all that matters.

Fuel Tires... Just by looking at them I can predict less MPG's on your jeep. They look very heavy, but meaty. If you have a dedicated offroad rig, don't care about noise levels, and mpg isn't a concern, those Mud Terrains might benefit you, otherwise look into less aggressive All Terrains.

My oem Willys (32" KM mud terrains/Rubicon wheels) were netting me 17-19 mpg.
When I switched to 35" All terrains, i'm netting about the same (procal calibrated, and no change in driving habits).

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Old 01-23-2016, 08:39 AM
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20's will cost more than 17's in terms of both tires/wheels. If you like the looks, that's all that matters.

Fuel Tires... Just by looking at them I can predict less MPG's on your jeep. They look very heavy, but meaty. If you have a dedicated offroad rig, don't care about noise levels, and mpg isn't a concern, those Mud Terrains might benefit you, otherwise look into less aggressive All Terrains.

My oem Willys (32" KM mud terrains/Rubicon wheels) were netting me 17-19 mpg.
When I switched to 35" All terrains, i'm netting about the same (procal calibrated, and no change in driving habits).

Thanks brother, I appreciate the response. I called threaddepot and another online tire shop and I mention "Fuel" tires and both places informed me that the Fuel tires was junk, garbage, etc.. Once you switched to 35's did you change your stock wheels too? Send me a pic~ Thanks
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@chgofirefighter i changed the stock wheels as well. If your planning on keeping your stock wheels, you need wheel spacers. Check out my build thread on the link below. I just added my Poison Spyder bumpers but i'll add the pictures on Monday.

All terrain tires will help. Toyo at2 (highly recommended), BFG KO2 (which i have now), Cooper AT3, and duratracs all get great reviews, and will help with MPG.
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@chgofirefighter i changed the stock wheels as well. If your planning on keeping your stock wheels, you need wheel spacers. Check out my build thread on the link below. I just added my Poison Spyder bumpers but i'll add the pictures on Monday.

All terrain tires will help. Toyo at2 (highly recommended), BFG KO2 (which i have now), Cooper AT3, and duratracs all get great reviews, and will help with MPG.

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