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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-05-2002, 05:12 AM
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What all am I going to need to fit some 33s

Ok maybe its a newbie question,,,,Ok it is a newbie question but I've got a 2002 TJ Sport and Ive got the upgraded wheel and tire option so my wheels are 15X8 how much lift do I need to fit 33X12.50X15 tires and will they go on an 8in wide rim? Also worth metioning I use this as a daily driver but want to be able to do offroading on the sand dunes. I want to know how much is the min. amount of lift I need and what all do I need some say 2in and some have told me 4in ,,,so help please
Main goals:
33in tires
good ride on the highway
gas miliage
don't want to wear anything out prematurly
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Re: What all am I going to need to fit some 33s

Welcome aboard and please fill out your profile..
Yes 33/12.5 tires will fit on a 8 or even 7 rims with no problems...As for the amount of lift needed I will leave that out to TJ experts ...
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Re: What all am I going to need to fit some 33s

How about no lift and the biggest hammer you can find? j/k!
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 09-09-2002, 10:51 AM
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Re: What all am I going to need to fit some 33s

Let’s see now. Probably at least a 3” lift of some sort. Maybe a 2” budget boost with a 1” body lift. Throw in a 1” motor mount lift to help with the vibes. Might have to trim upper rear spring perch. Adjust front bumpstops so tires won’t rub when you turn the wheel. If you put wheel spacers on the Canyons, you can leave the rear spring perches alone. Might not have to even adjust the front bumpstops. Hope this helps.
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