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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:06 PM   #16
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i think ravines along with moabs are the nicest wheels jeep ever made.





i think my jeep looks damn good with ravines, but feel free to correct me

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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:10 PM   #17
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Of those two, I think Eric's right, roll with the D-windows, or something that doesn't come stock on XJs.

...as for me personally, I prefer my TJ canyons, they're a little wider than those found on a ZJ but still give a clean solid look.
ravines never came stock on XJs.
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:13 PM   #18
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Well, I stand corrected 2doorxj's looks very nice.
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:15 PM   #19
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i think ravines along with moabs are the nicest wheels jeep ever made.





i think my jeep looks damn good with ravines, but feel free to correct me
Yeah those look sick. I love the look of stock Jeep rims on built XJs.
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:16 PM   #20
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Of those two, I think Eric's right, roll with the D-windows, or something that doesn't come stock on XJs.

...as for me personally, I prefer my TJ canyons, they're a little wider than those found on a ZJ but still give a clean solid look.
The ZJ canyons are 15x7 IIRC, and the TJ are 15x8(I know for sure on this)
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:22 PM   #21
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i think my jeep looks damn good with ravines, but feel free to correct me
Yep that looks great. One of my favorite "stock" jeep wheels for sure.

With totally different backspacing, its kind of meaningless to compare the two other than just looks. Unless of course the OP is going to run wheel spacers.
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:22 PM   #22
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i think ravines along with moabs are the nicest wheels jeep ever made.


i think my jeep looks damn good with ravines, but feel free to correct me
agreed!!

current, here is my XJ with 16" moabs...



D windows...




eccos



17" moabs (off a JK)



when i bought it... 16" 60th ann. ed. wheels.




D windows on my MJ



i know u werent asking about some of them but w.e show u some other options, if i were u i would wait and find a set u really like at a good price. i got my current 16" moabs with new duratracs on them for $700 on CL. the tire are 206 each and i got 5 on MINT moabs!... u do the math lol i realy liked how my jeep looked with the d windows tho so they get my vote!!
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Unread 05-08-2011, 10:44 PM   #23
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Search around. Jegs.com has 4 D-window wheels 15x8 with 4" backspace for $230 shipped. That makes the decision easy.

Edit: Summitracing.com has the same wheels 5 for $250 shipped: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/CRR-3975812/
The choice is now even easier.
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Unread 05-09-2011, 01:53 AM   #24
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Ravines FTW. I love factory wheels for some odd reason. I want some Moabs in the future.
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Unread 05-09-2011, 07:30 AM   #25
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I like the ravines on an XJ, I think they look very sharp. I had Icons, but liked the look of the black non-stock wheels better. Opted for a set of the Soft 8 as I got 5 shipped for free and D Windows were going to be uber expensive to ship at the time.

Love the Soft 8... which we should change the name to Gnar 8 or EXTREME 8 or maybe Hard 8?



Either way, both wheels look nice on an XJ, but you will likely need wheel spacers with the ravines depending on the rubber you run on them.

Gnar 8



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Unread 05-09-2011, 01:16 PM   #26
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I do have spacers with my ravines, 1 inch up front, and 1.5 in the rear ( i have an 8.8)
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Unread 05-09-2011, 02:23 PM   #27
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where are you buying those d windows at? summit racing will get you them for like 260 shipped
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Unread 05-09-2011, 05:55 PM   #28
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I have the Icons and I tried out the D windows for a while. The steelies were just too heavy. Wouldn't accelerate like it did with the Icons.
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Unread 05-09-2011, 06:02 PM   #29
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And just for good measure here is my XJ with 2'' and Icons.





And some D windows


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Unread 05-09-2011, 07:06 PM   #30
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I don't like the crager wheels, but If I had to get one it would be the V5's not the soft 8s for sure, D-windows are second the the crager list for me. I am a big fan of the stock [style] Jeep wheels. Icons, Ravines, Moabs whatever (even my stock steelies), they are all better IMO than any aftermarket wheel. I think all the aftermarket wheels I have seen are either too industrial, or too showy.

BS wise on cragers, you can get them in pretty much any BS you want, if where your shopping only has one BS, look somewhere else. And if your looking more than 50-60 a wheel on the soft-8s, d-windows, or v-5s your looking in the wrong place.
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