Im thinking about upgrading my YJ to run 33/12.50/R15 Goodyear Wranglers. Im getting a 2.5 rough country. Can I run the 33s on just the 2.5 for a little bit until I get a body lift or bigger shackles? Also should I do a body lift or shackles? And is there anything extra I need to get when getting these size tires? Brakes, Speedometer, Gears, etc? And do I REALLY need it? Thanks guys!
I think everyone's jeep is a little different and your backspacing comes into play a little bit also.
I was running 33 12.50's on mine with nothing more than BSERK's shackles, and there's no way they're more than 2.5" oversized. I had zero rub and zero issues, and I was running Road Venture M/T's with an aggressive tread.
Now I had ZERO flex at all, so I doubt it left me any off-road capability, but they didn't rub.
Why would you want to? The old man emu shocks are comparable to clouds.
LOLLERSKATES. My buddy runs a rough country lift with a body lift and 33's. He doesn't rub but the ride will knock fillings out and I can't really comment on flex. I cannot recommend you buy the RC 2.5" lift based on his jeep, even if you we're going to add a BL. It would still ride like a washing machine on spin cycle with a bowling ball in it.
I've heard nothing but good things about OME components but they tend to be more expensive than RC.