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Old 08-26-2016, 10:59 PM
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what size wheels for yj

what size of wheels are you guys running.About to buy new tire for mine.It has 15s on it now with 31s going to 33s

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I prefer 15" wheels with the larger mud / AT tires. I've got 35's on my 15" Baja wheels

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Old 08-26-2016, 11:35 PM   #3
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what size of wheels are you guys running.About to buy new tire for mine.It has 15s on it now with 31s going to 33s
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When big offroad tires first became popular they were pretty much all on 15 inch rims. I have the procomp cheapy 15x8 steel wheels with the gloss black paint nd circular holes. I'm on 31x10.50x15 A/T tires.
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Hey guys! I am new to this forum... I don't even know how to start a topic, but anyways... I just bought my buddy's JK Rubicon Unlimited with a 6" lift 40" tires...
https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d70

I love the look, but as a DD, I'm afraid it will cost me a lot down the road... So I was think of goind down a bit to 4" lift and 37" tires instead...
Do you guys have any advice if keeping the 6" lift 40s would be ok?
And if I go down 4" 37s, Are these all I need? (See 3rd photo)
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When big offroad tires first became popular they were pretty much all on 15 inch rims. I have the procomp cheapy 15x8 steel wheels with the gloss black paint nd circular holes. I'm on 31x10.50x15 A/T tires.
I love my cheapy procomps ....$40? Something and some change per wheel!? Can't beat it.
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I run 31's on mine 15"X 10.5 with a 3.5 off set to widen the wheel base rides and drives better.


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Hey guys! I am new to this forum... I don't even know how to start a topic, but anyways... I just bought my buddy's JK Rubicon Unlimited with a 6" lift 40" tires...
https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d70

I love the look, but as a DD, I'm afraid it will cost me a lot down the road... So I was think of goind down a bit to 4" lift and 37" tires instead...
Do you guys have any advice if keeping the 6" lift 40s would be ok?
And if I go down 4" 37s, Are these all I need? (See 3rd photo)
Do you know if he had it regeared? I'm assuming he did with those tires but if he didn't that may be an issue down the road as those tires will put alot of stress on the drive train components.

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When big offroad tires first became popular they were pretty much all on 15 inch rims. I have the procomp cheapy 15x8 steel wheels with the gloss black paint nd circular holes. I'm on 31x10.50x15 A/T tires.
I have the same wheels with the "D" slots with 31" BFG KOs. They seem to be very popular. I am happy with mine.
You can't beat the $40.00 each pricetag.

Check with your tire seller. You may want a slightly wider wheel for the larger tires. Unless you do serious rock crawling, most Jeepers recommend the 31" tires for DD service and mixed trail use.

Lucky Mac suggests having your vehicle aligned at a professional front end shop after buying a set of new tires. Not aligned at the tire shop, but a shop that specializes in alignments and suspension work. It usually costs more, but I expect that you will get a more through inspection of all your suspension components and a more accurate alignment.

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A YJ looks ridiculous with anything other than 15" diameter wheels. As for width, tire width = 1.5x wheel width (E.G. x12.5 tire on a x8 wheel).
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I with jeeperdon on the 15" wheels mine had the chrome version of what I have on it now. Before I put the current wheels on I tried a stock set of aluminum 5 holes they weren't off set which shrunk the wheel base width. It didn't ride and handle near what my current set that are off set to widen my wheel base. It handles and drives much better. I put them on after new motor, steering box and rebuilding front and back brakes totally.


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right now i have 31/10.50/15 i don't know what brand the wheels are or the offset but i know i got to go with 33s or bigger because of regear 4.56s not sure if the wheels are wide enough for a 12.50 tire or if backspacing is right
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Eagle Alloy 15"X10"X3.75" offset with 33"X12.5" BFG AT KO, but I like the old school look......
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