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post #1 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 06:12 AM Thread Starter
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JK Tires

So I don't know where people get information about tires but everything I have read says not to try 35's without a lift. Well I have a 2012 Unlimited and I just got 35's put on and the only thing that rubbed was the plastic piece under the front bumper, which with a little triming does not rub any more. So for anyone out there I have proof 35's will fit with NO lift. I do plan on a lift but just got the tires first. I have Nitto Trail Grapplers.

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post #2 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 06:17 AM
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/no-lift-37s-1347221/

37s fit with no lift too....

Aren't you rubbing at full turn though? And aren't speed bumps just owning you?
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rub on the highway or rub on the trails??? Also what BS wheeel did you use?

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post #4 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 06:58 AM
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Bengal can you put some pics up please. I have a buddy that wants my rubi rims and tires and I'm gonna upgrade soon. I might pull the trigger today and place the order.

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post #5 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 08:23 AM
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Here's my JKU running 35's and no lift (yet). I also have bushwacker flat fenders. I also cut down the rubi rails and cut the pinch seam.






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Go offroad and flex the suspension. I bet something will rub.
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That'll probably hit going over railroad tracks or a speed bump above 5mph.
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post #8 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 11:50 AM
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This has to be a troll post from the jk-forum crowd. No one is this stupid.

OP, if you are really that stupid, please go out and flex your suspension a couple of times, then post pics of what your Jeep looks like with the fenders ripped off of it.
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post #9 of 42 Old 04-28-2012, 01:13 PM
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As soon as he flexes, those rear flares are gone.

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Yup, loosen off your swaybar connections on the front and give it to her! You'll be alright....

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Also, there is a big difference between running "no lift 35's" and "flat flares and trimmed pinch seams with 35's" - though I wouldn't do either.
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No doubt 35's with no lift will rub flexed but they can be run for street use (even speed bumps and railroad tracks) until a lift is bought. I don't think anyone here plans on running 35's without lift for very long...just long enough to afford the perfect lift

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Trust me Carlson I have 35's on with a 2.5 inch lift and when im on the highway and I have people in the back seat while rolling over a small dip or unevenness surface in the roadway.... Grrrrsh ... Tires scrape underside of my fender.

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Trust me Carlson I have 35's on with a 2.5 inch lift and when im on the highway and I have people in the back seat while rolling over a small dip or unevenness surface in the roadway.... Grrrrsh ... Tires scrape underside of my fender.
Interesting...From all my research on here I figured the best way to run 35" was with a 2.5" lift and flat fenders (keeping a low COG) I planned on the 2.5 RK max travel lift. Is this not enough?

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Running 295/70 17 (~33.4x12) Nitto Terra Grapplers. Bushwacker flat fenders. Hanson front and rear bumpers and a 9000 lbs Warn winch. Got 1.5" spring spacer on the front the level it out. 3/4" is all you need stock, but to accommodate the added weight from the bumper and winch I needed a little extra.

I took these flex shots a while ago... sitting on the bump stop on the rear, I had maybe 1/4" before my rear tires rubbed the fender flares in the inside of the wheel well.

I know a friend running 35s and no lift. No rub whatsoever. He has some kind of fender, but I'm not sure what. He also cut the pitch seem.

here's mine...



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Interesting...From all my research on here I figured the best way to run 35" was with a 2.5" lift and flat fenders (keeping a low COG) I planned on the 2.5 RK max travel lift. Is this not enough?
2.5" of lift is enough if the bump stops are the correct length.
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