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post #1 of 6 Old 07-05-2020, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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JL rubicon rims on a ZJ?

I have a 95' zj, and i recently purchased a full set of 5 rubicon rims off of a jl. I also have a full set of lug adapters from rough country. I am wondering what kind of a lift i need to fit these tires with the adapters under my zj?

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post #2 of 6 Old 07-05-2020, 08:51 PM
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Depends on the size of the tires....

Whats the BS on those rims and how thick are your adaptors?

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IIRC the stock JL rubber is around 32ish, generally going to need 2" or better for that.


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JL Rubicon tires are 285/70 R17, so in the real world they're slightly larger diameter than most 33" x 12.50" tires.
On a ZJ, that equals to needing about 3" of lift and adding ~2"-3" of bumpstop length to make the tires fit and have enough uptravel. Wheel backspacing needs to be roughly 4".

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Sorry for the late response! The tires are ~32". I had seen a previous post on another forum that detailed the lift needed for what size tire, but i knew i would need a larger lift because of the spacers and didnt know how to figure that out. Thanks everyone.
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Tires are 32" with 255/75 17R bf goodrich mud terrains.
Adapters are 1.5 inches thick
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