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can i fit 33\'s

I have a 2005 TJ that has a 2.5" skyjacker susp system im currently running 31x10.50 on stock 15x7 wheels. Question is if I ad a 1" body lift can I run 33x10.50 on my stock wheels? What are yall's thoughts and what does everyone think of this setup with BFG M/T??
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Re: can i fit 33\'s

Yes you can fit 33's with or without the body lift I think you may still have some rubbing at full stuff but it'll be close. As far as the stock wheels are concerned you will be rubbing on the lower control arms when you turn tight I would be suprised if you weren't already dealing with this on the 31's. You can purchase wheels for around $200/4 with the offset you need to stop this.
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Re: can i fit 33\'s

not sure about the lift, but with regards to the BFG M/T. I havnt heard any thing good about bfg lately. However my TJ has 30x9.5 wrangler MT, and I love them. that said, they are not original tires the jeep is a 99 and it only has 39k on it. Ive put 2k on it sence buying it. So I am not sure how they where or perform off road...they do take some getting used to on the ice (a real problem for Texas lol). might want to do a search on tires. There was a discusson on the "best" tire out there.
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Wow you guys are fast. I really appreciate it this is my first post and some other sites it would take forever for someone to answer your question. On the BFG I have never ran them before I have actually been running buckshots and they are great for traction for the first 6000-10000 miles but then they wear out so fast i only have 16000 on mine now and im tired of replacing tires so fast i want to go with something that will last at least to 20000 safely and be able to keep an m/t. suprisingly I do not have an issue with the front rubbing on the control arms. however I do have very little clearance in the rear between the left rear tire and the upper coil bucket. Think I can fix that with a trac bar drop??
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I've had great luck with the the Goodyear MT/R's great traction off-road decent on the road, and they wear well especially if you rotate very regularly. I don't know if trac bar work will give that big of a difference, what is your clearence like on the opposite side. I'll be honest on two points <ul type="square">[*]1. I'm still leaning towards an offset wheel I think your going to end up with rubbing up front especially[*]2. We are this fast because for the most part it's Family, Jeep, Job not always in that order [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img][/list]
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Re: can i fit 33\'s

Well left side has 1/2 inch or less and right side has 1 inch or more. new wheels is a definate but not sure i want to spend that much right away if i can get by im thinking of doing tires and then wheels about a month or 2 later mounting and balancing prices is no concern my uncle owns a tire shop so its all free (nice since fighting fires doesn't pay that well, not to bad for the actual amount of work I do though) im thinking of the crager black steel with the 8 round holes anyone know anything about these are they as good as the other steel. also anyone wanna buy some stock tj wheels??
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What part of Texas?
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Re: can i fit 33\'s

While I can't speak to the rest of your question, I can say that I love my 33" M/T's. They have been great on rocks, snow, rain etc., and they're quiet. I use my Jeep for trails and also as a DD
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Re: can i fit 33\'s

I live and work in Denison Texas which is about 60 miles north of Dallas on the Texas Oklahoma border. We are on the South east corner of Lake Texoma. Some of you may have heard of Denison in the last month because we just lost one of my fellow firefighters in a line of duty death.

Ecamp how many miles do you get out of a set of M/T's?
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