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Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-07-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,608
Posted By White Elemant
Thanks for the report! Next: 35" tires...

Thanks for the report!

Next: 35" tires 😃
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   05-27-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By White Elemant
Just be careful, now that I have 35's I'm thinkin...

Just be careful, now that I have 35's I'm thinkin I should've gotten 37's 🤣
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   05-23-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By White Elemant
Reconsider there two: 35" tires. Yea I know...

Reconsider there two:

35" tires. Yea I know the set will kick you in the nuts with about 2.5k, but worth every penny, even if it's just for the looks...

Control arms: at least in the front to...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   05-12-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By White Elemant
With -12 offset / 4.5" backspace, the setup will...

With -12 offset / 4.5" backspace, the setup will stick out about 2" outside the fenders. Will that be ok where you drive?

In many places it's not, and additional fender flares (like EZ Flares)...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   05-07-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By White Elemant
It is great wisdom to run max backspace, as this...

It is great wisdom to run max backspace, as this will put minimum strain on balljoints and is good for overall handling.

On the other hand, maximizing backpace of course means that you prolly...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   05-07-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By White Elemant
1/2 " can easily be the difference between...

1/2 " can easily be the difference between rubbing and not rubbing.
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   05-06-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By White Elemant
I'll get 315/70 on 17x9 ET 0 / backspace 5"...

I'll get 315/70 on 17x9 ET 0 / backspace 5" wheels next week, I'll let you know how the fit and run.

I have a 2.5" lift.
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   04-17-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By White Elemant
Thanks for the suggetions, I'll check out what...

Thanks for the suggetions, I'll check out what Tire Rack and the magazine sites have to offer.
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   04-16-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By White Elemant
Really? Nothing? Here in the old continent...

Really? Nothing?

Here in the old continent we have lots of tire tests and comparisons available, but unforunately our offroad (or all terrain) "culture" is really undeveloped to say the least. So...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-30-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,029
Posted By White Elemant
18" tires might be a tad bit small for a Jeep,...

18" tires might be a tad bit small for a Jeep, like any adult size Jeep at least....
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-30-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By White Elemant
Something along the lines of this: ...

Something along the lines of this:
https://www.motor1.com/news/376024/downside-mud-terrain-tires-street/

This one for example, gives the staggering finding that as a car with road tires has...
Jeep Forums: Paint and Body   03-29-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By White Elemant
Body shops work wonders, so get a quote. B pillar...

Body shops work wonders, so get a quote. B pillar definitely needs to be changed, as it has deformed and a: pullin it back properly is tough b: deformation and pulling it back will make it weaker....
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-28-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By White Elemant
No it really dont. The wheel or Rim as some say...

No it really dont. The wheel or Rim as some say wrongly. It's the hole in a doughnut. Not the tire size. A 20x10 on say a 35x12.5x20 is the same Diameter as say a 35x12.5x17 on a 17x9<> same lift...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-28-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By White Elemant
A/T, M/T and alike: professional tests & comparisons?

While I do appreciate reports and reviews made by peers, it really really really bugs me that I've been unable to locate any reliable and impartial tests and comparisons of A/T and other offroad...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-28-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By White Elemant
What tire size are you considering? Makes a world...

What tire size are you considering? Makes a world of difference on what lift you need. 20" wheels and offroad tires won't be quiet, no matter what size...
Jeep Forums: Tires   03-27-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By White Elemant
I second this, if not too arrogant to hijack a...

I second this, if not too arrogant to hijack a tread like this, I'd like to see Grabber AT3 experiences here too...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Picture Requests   03-11-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 44,802
Posted By White Elemant
Here I am! A quick photo stop on the way to the...

Here I am! A quick photo stop on the way to the office... 2016 JKU Backcountry, 3.6 auto.
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   03-09-2021, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By White Elemant
I kind of don't get how bigger tires would affect...

I kind of don't get how bigger tires would affect the load on the powertrain during normal road use. You won't be offroading much with 20" wheels and 55 profile tires...

Engine will put out torque...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-08-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By White Elemant
General advice: never buy first three production...

General advice: never buy first three production years of anything. Let the others do the testing for ya.

Also keep in mind: if it is used in the U.S. and there has been no class action suits...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-04-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By White Elemant
Just keep in mind how the internet warps reality:...

Just keep in mind how the internet warps reality: problems get blown out of proportion very easily. If you have the tendency to worry about stuff, don't buy a Jeep, or any car for that matter. They...
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