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Unread 09-24-2012, 04:57 PM   #46
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no regearing and haven't noticed any power loss

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Unread 09-24-2012, 05:17 PM   #47
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Good. I'm thinking about doing roughly the same as your build. I'm debating on no lift+ 30" tires or 2" BB+31" tires.

Mine's a DD too and is getting roughly 20mpg.
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Unread 09-24-2012, 10:26 PM   #48
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Nice! I'm thinking of upgrading to a 2 in BB as well. If so, I will keep ya posted
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Unread 09-25-2012, 05:21 PM   #49
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I like those tires, how do they ride on the street? My jeeps my daily driver too. I have some 30 BF's but they aren't as knobby as yours.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 10:54 PM   #50
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They ride great for a mud tire, not noisy and still have plenty of grip on the road. They wear great and still ride comfortably.
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Unread 09-26-2012, 11:09 PM   #51
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you might have talked me into a set as my next tires.
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Unread 09-27-2012, 08:45 AM   #52
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I really like em! let me know what you end up doing!
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Unread 09-27-2012, 05:50 PM   #53
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skip the BB! you will be glad you did.
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Unread 09-27-2012, 09:21 PM   #54
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skip the BB! you will be glad you did.
Why? I think the BB is a good option if you're not looking to upgrade everything. Plus, with 30x9.5 tires, you're not going to want a 3.5'' lift.

This Jeep would look amazing with a little lift IMO.
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Unread 09-27-2012, 09:25 PM   #55
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I have a grand cherekee larado I have one different rim on the back it looks like it is sticking out more and bowing in a lil bit what could that be
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Unread 09-27-2012, 10:02 PM   #56
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I have a grand cherekee larado I have one different rim on the back it looks like it is sticking out more and bowing in a lil bit what could that be
??? Why in this thread?
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Unread 09-28-2012, 08:04 AM   #57
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Why? I think the BB is a good option if you're not looking to upgrade everything. Plus, with 30x9.5 tires, you're not going to want a 3.5'' lift.

This Jeep would look amazing with a little lift IMO.
yes, it'll look good, but shortly after the lift, you are going to look at it and say, damn, wish I had gone a little bigger. It's been said by many people who have been there and done that.
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Unread 09-28-2012, 09:18 AM   #58
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yes trust me i did the same thing i rocked a 2in bb for about a month and went up to a 4 in f to r swap on 31's
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Unread 09-28-2012, 03:17 PM   #59
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Yea, I'm starting to look more into a 3.5. Who makes the best for your buck? I was looking at RC
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Unread 09-28-2012, 04:02 PM   #60
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Re-doing my CB antenna mount. Just ordered a Firestik MK-204R mount and a 18' Coaxial Cable. Anybody know of a good CB radio for a good price?
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