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Unread 11-09-2001, 06:26 PM   #1
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Question on tire size on lifted ZJ.....

If I put a 4.5" Rubicon Express suspension lift with 2" coil spacers, would I be able to fit 33x14 SS Boggers? I'm pretty sure I could fit the 33", but I'm not sure about the width. BTW, this will probably be a 4.0. Thanks

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Unread 11-09-2001, 09:04 PM   #2
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I'm no expert, actually not even close, but I think that you are going to have serious problems running 14" wide tires. You will lose much of you turning radius due to rubbing, and I think that even going straight, the backspacing will be a problem. The Dana 30 in the ZJ is weak. Mine's bone stock, and needed all of the bearings in the axle replaced by 60K miles. Ithink thta your wheel bearings will not live long with such big tires.
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Unread 11-27-2001, 11:08 AM   #3
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I argee with CJEEP....

Best stick to the 12.5's. I believe the 14's will probably add too much 'force' to the system and you'll stuggle with clearence's.

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Unread 11-28-2001, 03:47 AM   #4
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I second CJeep on the Dana as well.

My rear diff needed to be completely (less gears) rebuilt due to the heads breaking off the ring gear fasteners. I'm still puzzled as to how that happened...under no load, normal highway (55mph) conditions.

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