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post #16 of 20 Old 05-14-2011, 06:59 PM
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I got clear coat stripper and will put new clear coat on mine. Got items online from car restoration site if anyone is interested shoot me a pm. Wanted to keep my original wheels but clearcoat has aged a bit.

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post #17 of 20 Old 05-14-2011, 08:46 PM
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I would like to keep my original wheels on mine but was told that the biggest tire I could use was a 32/10.50 I'd rather run a 33. Do you experience any rubbing?
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post #18 of 20 Old 05-15-2011, 04:30 AM
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I previously had 33x12.50 on my factory 15x7 wagon wheel rims with a 3.5 SkyJacker spring lift and had no rubbing issues. Wheeled the the Jeep quite a bit and never had an issues except spinning an stock axle and bending one of the rims a little bit.


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post #19 of 20 Old 05-15-2011, 06:52 PM
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Keep the stock ones. I have always thought they were the best rim design for a CJ. I also like how they are one of the cheapest rims out there that you can get aftermarket. This way if you bend one, replacement is cheap and easy. A buddy of mine has a set of rims on his 95 mustang, and if he bends or cracks one again, he has to look used - he's been told many places you cannot buy Cobra-R rims new anymore... this makes me like my timeless wagon wheels even more!

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Thanks for the rubbing reply great help and sounds awesome I love the CJ factory rims also.
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