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Unread 08-07-2013, 08:50 PM   #1
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taller, narrow tires

Hello friends. I am driving a 79 cj5. I want to replace the tires with something taller, 32" is what I am thinking.

I like the narrow tires on it now and have been looking around for a 32 or maybe 33 inch tall tire but I want it to be narrow. Any Ideas?

Who make a narrow 32-33 inch tire?

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Unread 08-07-2013, 08:54 PM   #2
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swampers are avalable in a 32x9.50 and a 34x9.50 and 34x10.50
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Unread 08-07-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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Thanks, Sahara. I'm of to look for "Swampers". Super Swampers I'm sure. You will have to forgive me, I just sold my MG and used the money to buy the CJ. I should have done that Long ago.

In my defense, My wife wanted the MG. I bought it and got it running. She left, so I sold it and bought a Jeep.
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Unread 08-07-2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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Most of the options in 32" are narrow. 33's can be had around 10.5 probably 9.5 too. Narrow rims will make tires look skinnier, wide rims, fatter.

Swampers usually suck on the road unless balanced perfectly and wear off quickly.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 06:08 AM   #5
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Swampers usually suck on the road unless balanced perfectly and wear off quickly.
I wouldn't say that they suck, they are noisy though. The smaller skinnier sizes aren't bad to balance.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 07:40 AM   #6
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I wouldn't say that they suck, they are noisy though. The smaller skinnier sizes aren't bad to balance.
Yes your right, I shouldn't have generalized all of them. My 33" tsl's sucked, would not balance out, death wobbled, wore quickly... I put 34's on it for about a week and they rattled half the bolts out of my Jeep lol.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 11:26 AM   #7
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Back when I had my '77 "Steppenwolf" Jeep, I ran these Ridge Runners, P78x15




that were very much like Buckshot Wide Mudders of old, and while they could wander a bit there was never any issue in balancing them. However these days I've noticed that some shops either don't keep their machines calibrated or the personel using them don't know what they're doing.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 05:37 AM   #8
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i like 235/85R16's. heavy and heavy duty. i get mine here: https://www.treadwright.com/
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Unread 08-09-2013, 08:39 AM   #9
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What kind of MG was it? You gave up Lucas electrical for AMC electrical. Not a big improvement!
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:09 AM   #10
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Lucas Electrics?

The reason why Brits drink warm beer? Lucas makes refrigerators too.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:54 AM   #11
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What kind of MG was it? You gave up Lucas electrical for AMC electrical. Not a big improvement!
Geeez! From the pot and into the fire! Do you know how hard it is to get AMC smoke to put back into the electrics?
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