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post #1 of 3 Old 10-11-2017, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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tires with out lift kit

I have a 1999 wrangler SE, can I put 33x12.50s on my stock TJ with out putting a lift on it and also it is a 4 cyl. will this be to big of a tire for 4 cyl. Thank you so much

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post #2 of 3 Old 10-12-2017, 10:05 AM
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Not a good idea. Largest tire that "fits" a TJ OEM is 31x10.5 and even those can rub a bit in extreme situations. And you'd have significant power loss with those tires and a 4 cylinder unless you are prepared to regear your axles, which seems unlikely if you aren't even prepared to put on a small lift.
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post #3 of 3 Old 10-18-2017, 05:16 PM
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I use to have a 98 tj with 31's with a 4 cyl manual. It sucked! going up any hill I would slow down even though I would downshift and floor it. No matter what I did acceleration was terrible.
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