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Unread 01-27-2014, 02:40 PM   #1
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Tire size question

Had a set of 31/10.50/15's pretty much fall in my lap today.. Will they fit my stock 94 ZJ? I'm pretty sure they'll scrub a little if I go to full steering lock, but I plan to avoid that whenever possible. I'm already running 235/70/15's with no issue, and the 31's don't look that much bigger.. All advice is appreciated, and thanks in advance.

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Unread 01-27-2014, 02:46 PM   #2
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Had a set of 31/10.50/15's pretty much fall in my lap today.. Will they fit my stock 94 ZJ? I'm pretty sure they'll scrub a little if I go to full steering lock, but I plan to avoid that whenever possible. I'm already running 235/70/15's with no issue, and the 31's don't look that much bigger.. All advice is appreciated, and thanks in advance. Sent from my iPad Mini using JeepForum.. From who knows where this time..
I'm at 3" lift and my 31's rub a tiny bit
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Unread 01-27-2014, 05:21 PM   #3
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It seems like it's different on every ride. My '98 with stock upcountry suspension is sitting on 31's and all that was trimmed was the corner of the front bumper cover and I don't rub
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Unread 01-27-2014, 05:26 PM   #4
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When i first bought mine i had no lift, canyon wheels and 31x10.50 hankook dynapro m/ts. had no rub. then i put 1" spacers on and 33x12.50, they rubbed the sway bar when at full lock, but normal driving no problem. I never had a plastic bumper cover, you may have to trim that. Seems it mostly depends on how your springs sag over time.
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I'm at more or less 31's on the niner and they rub at full lock, but they're fine for street driving. In general 31's will fit on stock, but you won't be able to go offroad.
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Unread 01-27-2014, 06:45 PM   #6
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individual jeeps matter, mine stock would flex as much as stock suspension would allow without sway bars front and rear and no rub. again though, i never had a plastic bumper cover, it was torn off when i bought it.
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I run 33x12.50s stock on a stock 1993 with no bumpers fenders and lots of cutting
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Unread 01-27-2014, 08:36 PM   #8
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30x9.5 is the largest you can run on a factory zj. 31's require a 2" lift with slight modifications(trimming) to avoid rubbing. 32's require 3" lift plus medium amounts of trimming. 33's require 3-5" lift and moderate amounts of trimming. Anything bigger requires rather expensive modifications(large lift, body mods, heavy trimming, steering stops, etc). That's off memory so the last may not be 100% but the first 4 are.
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I'm at more or less 31's on the niner and they rub at full lock, but they're fine for street driving. In general 31's will fit on stock, but you won't be able to go offroad.
Do you still have your front bumper cover on?

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Unread 01-27-2014, 09:19 PM   #10
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Yes, but again it's a street queen, I don't even go over curb at the mall.
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Unread 01-28-2014, 12:46 AM   #11
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Then they probably won't work for me.. My parents live off of a pretty rough dirt road, and I can't avoid visiting them just because of my tires.. Guess I'll just have to sell them, since I can't afford a lift right now.. Hate to though, not very often that 31's just find you out of nowhere.. Especially when I hadn't started looking for them yet.. Oh well, such is life..

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Bb's aren't that expensive.

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Unread 01-28-2014, 08:04 AM   #13
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Lol.. Only reason I already have the 31's is because they were given to me.. Unless someone gives me a BB, I can't afford it right now, and I don't see that happening.. Lol

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