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post #1 of 10 Old 04-11-2013, 09:15 AM Thread Starter
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95 YJ Question about rims and tires.

Hello fellow Jeepers,

I am new to the forum and I have been reading all sorts of posts on this matter and my question has yet to be answered.

I have a 1995 4.0L 5 speed YJ. I am lifting it over the weekend with the new RC 4 inch N2 series kit and 1.25 inch lift Shackles. My question is concerning tires and wheels. I plan on going mudding as a toy, as this is NOT my Daily driver.

I originally wanted 35s. I trimmed the fenders to TJ standards. Yet I still am pessimistic about the 35s fitting and rubbing while mudding or during articulation. Should I just go with 33s as I do not plan on body lifting the YJ any time soon.

Now as far as the rims. I spoke with a local dealer here in Miami and he told me to get rims with a -24 offset... I am confused by this. I know the common back spacing for after market rims is around 3.0-3.5 inches. I do not want my YJ to look like a long board.

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post #2 of 10 Old 04-11-2013, 09:50 AM
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35s will work just fine with that lift. I have the same tire and lift on my YJ..
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post #3 of 10 Old 04-11-2013, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone have any input on the rims?
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35s will work just fine with that lift. I have the same tire and lift on my YJ..
Do you go mudding?
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Do you go mudding?
I avoid mud like a welll like I hate mud.. But I do wheel mine and get it crossed up a lot. Minor rub at full cross up, nothing bad.
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post #6 of 10 Old 04-15-2013, 03:14 AM
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i bought pro comp series 51 15x8 with 3.75 backspace(were on sale). they are $55 each.

http://www.procompusa.com/prodDetail...11&ptID=100021
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post #7 of 10 Old 04-15-2013, 07:35 AM
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i bought pro comp series 51 15x8 with 3.75 backspace(were on sale). they are $55 each.

http://www.procompusa.com/prodDetail...11&ptID=100021
Have a picture of them on your Jeep?
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post #8 of 10 Old 04-15-2013, 04:16 PM
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edit if i cant see the pic i posted i guess you cant either> im a newbie so im learning. here is a second try:





no suspension or body lift. stock on used 31's i got from junkyard to try out

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post #9 of 10 Old 04-15-2013, 06:38 PM
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You may get some bad driveline vibes with that much lift and a slip yoke. I know I have bad vibrations with a 4" lift but a 2" t-case drop fixed that. As for the tires, mine fit with only 4" of lift but theyre gunna rub. They actually get up into my fender and bang stuff up from time to time and I pretty much restrict myself to mud and the occasional trail.

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Anyone have any input on the rims?
Pro comp steelies are great (i.e. 51's or 152's etc) but if your spending most of your time in mud, then make sure that mud doesn't sit on them overnight. I left it on one time and now mine are a rusted heap. If you wanna avoid the rust issues then just go alloy

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