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post #1 of 6 Old 04-10-2013, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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Lift required for tires?

Ive got stock wrangler street tires and want to upgrade to some 31" ATs
but I cant find any answers about if I need to lift my jeep.
Could anyone tell me if I need to lift my 2010 JK wrangler to put on 31" tires? If I don't lift it will the tires rub against the fenders if I'm offroading?
I cant really afford to get tires as well as lift right now.

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-10-2013, 11:23 AM
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Your stock JK should be able to handle 31" tires with no problem.

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post #3 of 6 Old 04-10-2013, 11:49 AM Thread Starter
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sweet thanks for the reply
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post #4 of 6 Old 04-10-2013, 12:07 PM
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Ive got stock wrangler street tires and want to upgrade to some 31" ATs
but I cant find any answers about if I need to lift my jeep.
Could anyone tell me if I need to lift my 2010 JK wrangler to put on 31" tires? If I don't lift it will the tires rub against the fenders if I'm offroading?
I cant really afford to get tires as well as lift right now.

Thanks!
Depending on what edition you have, a 31" tire is actually decreasing in tire size. Rubicons and Sahara's come stock with about a 32" tire.

You can run up to a 33" with the possibility of running a 35" tire stock. JK's come with much more clearance form the factory than previous models. Meaning you can run much larger tires with lower lift.

Hope this helps, shoot me a PM if you have any other questions!

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post #5 of 6 Old 04-10-2013, 12:14 PM Thread Starter
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Great answer. Just what I needed. Gonna get me some tires now
Thanks!
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post #6 of 6 Old 04-11-2013, 08:26 AM
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Great answer. Just what I needed. Gonna get me some tires now
Thanks!
Slevnik,

Sounds good, be sure to let me know if there's anything else I can help you with. We carry Tires from all the major brands such as BFG, Nitto, and Goodyear.

You can also give one of our Jeep Experts a call and they'll gladly assist you!

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