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Unread 11-20-2002, 11:23 PM   #1
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Stock Rims and Tire width?

I currently have this jeep:

http://www.jeep-l.net/demingm.htm

These tires are 30x9.5 r15's

I like these rims and would like to keep them. I am thinking of a 2-3 inch lift but I cant decide on the width of the tire. I was told with these rims if I go much past 10.5 I could get some rubbing. I guess because of backspacing or something? I would like 33x11.5 R15's. Will this work? Any one have some pics of this rim with some larger tires? Any info would be great!

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Unread 11-21-2002, 01:43 PM   #2
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Yes, 33x11.5 will fit the 15x8 rims. Some tire rubbing at full lock . . . maybe. But you can 1) adjust the stops (I think you can on a TJ) or 2) live with it.

However, I prefer the sidewall charachteristics of a 10.5 wide tire on a 15x8. While not as widely availible, some tires can be found on 33x10.5, most notably BFG MTs and ATs - this is what I will be doing in a few months.
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