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Unread 01-01-2013, 06:53 PM   #1
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Need help with Tire size.

So I have a 2009 Wrangler Unlimited X and I would like to put bigger tires on. My question is what size can I put on without lifting it. I would like to lift it but just don't have the money right know. In the mean time I would like it to look a bit more like a Jeep. I have the stock 16 inch wheels so I was thinking a 265/75r16? Will those fit without lifting.

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Unread 01-01-2013, 06:56 PM   #2
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should be able to go with 33" tires without problems. get some wheel spacers and thatll give it a much better look while keeping rubbing down. also you can trim the fenders. when i did i was able to fit 35s on stock suspension with no issues. granted there will be rubbing offroad when stuffing, so keep that to a minimum till you lift. wheel spacers are a cheap and easy mod to give it a more aggressive look. there are many options just look around.
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Unread 01-01-2013, 07:03 PM   #3
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Here ya go:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/faq-will-rub-610856/
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Unread 01-01-2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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Wow that was fast thanks guys. I think I will go with the 32" so I won't have to use any spacers. I'm trying to spend as little as possible, but still want to have a more aggresive look. I'm assuming I will still have to purchase AEV ProCal Module to recalibrate everything after the change. I'm pretty sure I have the 3.73 gear so I shouldn't lose much power? I say pretty sure because when I log onto Jeep.com it is listed under the optional equipment, for my vehicle. Any suggestions on which tires I should get, I'm leaning towards the BFG all terrain, but they are a bit pricey.
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Can't call it on the tires. It's up to you for price, performance, looks etc. You wont go wrong with BFG. Take a look in the tires and wheels for sale forum. You might be able to get a set of Tires and wheels from someone for less than you'd pay for just tires. I see pull offs that are brand new from Rubicons all the time there. Those are usually 31" BFG MT's...Good luck!
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Wow that was fast thanks guys. I think I will go with the 32" so I won't have to use any spacers. I'm trying to spend as little as possible, but still want to have a more aggresive look. I'm assuming I will still have to purchase AEV ProCal Module to recalibrate everything after the change. I'm pretty sure I have the 3.73 gear so I shouldn't lose much power? I say pretty sure because when I log onto Jeep.com it is listed under the optional equipment, for my vehicle. Any suggestions on which tires I should get, I'm leaning towards the BFG all terrain, but they are a bit pricey.
shouldn't have to use the procal depending on your current tire size. spacers are cheap and i love them, gives a great look with the stock wheels. as for tires i am a huge fan of the falken wildpeak for an AT. but can't go wrong with bfg
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