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Unread 07-05-2013, 12:43 PM   #1
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Wheel question

I need to put something smaller on my yj for winter driving. I'm wanting to put 33s. A friend of mine got new wheels and said I could have his stocks if the would work. Will they work with a 33?

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Unread 07-05-2013, 04:07 PM   #2
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Why wouldn't they? Just get the correct size tires.

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Unread 07-05-2013, 04:14 PM   #3
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That's what I'm asking. Will a 33 12.50 fit on these stock Cherokee wheels?
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Unread 07-05-2013, 04:17 PM   #4
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Yes they fit, yes people do it.

Best to put on a wider wheel.

Can't comment on clearance.


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Unread 07-05-2013, 04:25 PM   #5
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I've got 36s on it now so clearance won't be an issue. I just need something to get me thru winter and would rather save the money and spend it on other upgrades.
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Unread 07-05-2013, 04:27 PM   #6
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Get spacers and you'll be fine

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Unread 07-05-2013, 07:42 PM   #7
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i want to put 33s on my rims. my rims are 8ins wide but the tires im looking at say that the minimum rim width should only be 8.5ins. would i run into any serious complications if i put those tires on my rims?
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Unread 07-05-2013, 07:48 PM   #8
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i want to put 33s on my rims. my rims are 8ins wide but the tires im looking at say that the minimum rim width should only be 8.5ins. would i run into any serious complications if i put those tires on my rims?
How wide are the tires?

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Unread 07-05-2013, 08:08 PM   #9
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The tires I want are 33 12.50 15
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Unread 07-05-2013, 08:11 PM   #10
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You'll be fine

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Unread 07-05-2013, 08:22 PM   #11
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With the 12.50s on stock rims you will need spacers like mentioned above. You could prob run a 33/10.5 without spacers tho.
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