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Unread 03-14-2011, 07:18 PM   #1
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will these tires fit my 97 TJ?

description from the craigslist ad...

33x12.5 or lt 15 m/s load range. Radial AT Trail riders 5 lug

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Unread 03-14-2011, 07:22 PM   #2
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Unread 03-14-2011, 07:38 PM   #3
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yes, but expect minor rubbing when you flex, if your jeeps not lifted at all, and check that the pattern is 5X4.5
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Unread 03-14-2011, 07:41 PM   #4
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yes, but expect minor rubbing when you flex, if your jeeps not lifted at all
i'm getting a good deal on the tires so the lift is coming next. thanks for the help though
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Unread 03-15-2011, 01:35 AM   #5
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minor rubbing...really?? 33s on a stock tj i would expect alot more then minor rubbing at flex. are there rims with them or just tires? a 12.50 on a stock rim just isnt smart
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They won't fit without the proper backspaced wheels or wheel spacers and a lift.
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Unread 03-15-2011, 03:20 AM   #7
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I ran 33x12.50/15's on my 97 tj with no lift for about a week. Definitely no offroading and go slow over speedbumps. Backing up at full lock to the left would rub.
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