I am looking to get some nice tires and rims for my 2001 XJ. I have had a 1994 and I ran 30x9.5x15 on it without a lift and it worked rather nice. I am looking to get feedback on which tires to get. I would greatly apprecate the feedback on the pools. Thanks
Here are the tires I am thinking about in 30x9.5x15 ..........
2001 Steel Blue XJ
IPF Headlight conversion (SEE PICS ABOVE) bought at www.dpgoffroad.com
White faces Gauges
Red/ White LEDs/Stobes (Fire)
Whealen Air horns
Alpine 9835 Head Unit
Infinti Kappa Perfect Speakers and Sub
Hella 520 Lights (soon to be IPF 986s)
i konw their not on your list but check out the Dunlop Mud Rovers. they are really good off road and decent in the snow and really good in the rain.....for mud tires. and they are pretty cheap on www.Tirerack.com
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you may need to get a BB to run those 30's with no rubbing, before i put my BB on my 2000 i ran 30 x 9.5 Kumho MT's for a few days and it rubbed pretty bad until i got it up 2".
The tire u want is all gonna depend on what kind of driving/wheeling you do, mostly rocks would call for the goodyears, mud is gonna call for the BFG MT's, if u dont do too much wheelin than the BFG AT's are prob a good choice. As stated above check out the Kumhos and the Dunlops as a cheaper alternative to the BFG MT's or any other offroad tire for that matter
2000 XJ 4.0 aw4 np 242
Bastard 2.5" Lift
30" Kumho MT's
RE H&T w/ front shaft
I'm running the new Cooper Discoverer STTs....Great so far in the snow...dunno about mud yetDiscoverer STT They get my vote...About the same price as a BFG.
98 2-door Base model XJ 4.0 | AW4 | NP231| 31x10.5 Cooper Discoverer STT's on 15x8 Cragar Black Soft 8's
Daystar Spacer and Shackle Lift | Quadratec HD Leafs |Surco Roof Rack w/ spare mount
2000 Cherokee Freedom Edition
4.5" Rubicon Express lift, 33x10.50" BFG KM2 on black street locks, 4:56 gears, Airaid intake and throttle body spacer, Flowmaster exhaust, AJ Offroad super square rockrails, Factory skidplates and KC lights.
2001 Green XJ Sport 4 spd Auto
Dana 44 swap with 4.88's & full spool
AA SYE w/ Tom Woods DS
C-rok steering brace
RE 5.5 Extreme Duty (not LA)
Swamper Q78's on 15x8 Soft 8's
Mild fender trimming
Flowmaster Super 40
Drop in K&N filter
I know everyone wants you to check out tires you dont have listed but....
I'd check out Firestone Destination M/T's. They look almost identical to Bridgestone Duelers, but have longer treadlife and better traction in all conditions.
But.. out of the ones on your list I'd go with the Duelers cause they are a good tire all around and look beefy, but if you dont do a much wheeling at all I'd go witht the BFG AT's... I had them b4 and they were kick A$$ too.
ran the 31" Big'o mud/t's for awhile and they surprised the hell outta me. cleanout well in the mud and wear good on the street. right now im running swampers which of course don't have the best road manners but i love them
[COLOR=White][FONT=Georgia]'89 XJ, 3" Black Diamond lift, 33" TSL's, K&N cold air, 3" Flowmaster, hacked fenders, body damage[/FONT][/COLOR]
Not on your list, but if you are on a budget check into some retreads. I've been running 31" OTR muds on BFG casings and they are great. At $50 a tire you can't go wrong. I've only heard good things about them. They have pulled me through some pretty thick stuff and are wearing extremely well.
1995 Red Sport 4-door 4x4
5-speed manual ax-15
d30 front, chry 8.25 rear with stock 3.07 gears
Carpetless with new floors and Red Durabak interior.
31 x 10.5 retreads
Cragar soft 8's (15x8 w/3.75' backspacing)
RE6030 (full packs) with .75" coil spacers up front
JKS adjustable trackbar and discos,
Rancho 9000 shocks with in cab controls
Custom Skyjacker style t-case drop
Extended rear brake line and 1995 stock YJ front lines
Damn, you guys don't have my option, the all popular "Really crappy General Tire 215's that were on it when you bought it."
At some point I'll beef up in the rolling rubber department - if I lift this Jeep then 33's (MT/Rs or BFG A/T's), if I get the Scrambler I really want right now, then probably just a 30" on a 2"BB. But thanks for asking my opinion of the crappiest street tire EVER.
'94 XJ Sport 2dr.
'42 Willys MB