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#207 of 226 2011 wrangler sport unlimited 4dr
Oct 29, 2010 (1:52 pm)
I just bought this wrangler and really want to get rid of my 16" tires. any recommendations of what tire size with out having to put a lift on it? any recommendations of websites that sells them?
i want to be able to take it out 4wheeling
#208 of 226 Re: 2011 wrangler sport unlimited 4dr [jfaltuna]
Oct 30, 2010 (4:16 am)
Go to Tire Rack. They will tell you what will fit and be able to proper size and fit wheels and tires.
#209 of 226 Jeep tire HELP
Dec 30, 2010 (5:01 pm)
I just bought a 97 wrangler with 4" lift running 15" MT rims wwith My Baja Claw tires. I'd like to go to a 31 or another 33 but I need a better street tire that isn't so loud. Can anyone suggest a great tire ?
#210 of 226 Re: Jeep tire HELP [tt5051]
Jan 04, 2011 (9:39 am)
If you want mud terrain tires, they're just going to be noisy. I've heard the new BFG MTs and the new tread design are quieter, but it's still going to be noisier than an AT.
For me, an AT isn't an option - they don't work in the mud in the southeast.
If you do want an AT, The BFG AT is a good choice, as is the Bridgestone (or Firestone?) Destination AT.
#211 of 226 Re: P215/75R15 RBL Wrangler All Terrain Tires In Snow [skyking49]
May 08, 2011 (11:01 pm)
According to Petersen's 4 Wheel and Off Road Magazine, the BEST tire for snow is the chain tread design such as the BF Goodrich All Terrain KO. I have run these on my old Jeep CJ-5, Cherokee, Toyota Tacoma, and Suburban with great success. I have also run some of the cheaper, knock off brands that have done just as well in the snow, but the knock offs didn't handle as well on dry pavement ( I feel that the rubber was a little stiffer).
#212 of 226 2001 Jeep Wrangler 15" rims to 17" rims
Jun 05, 2011 (6:54 am)
I hava a 2001 wrangler sport. I was going to buy a set of BF Goodrich LT255/75 R17 tires. I know they are 17" rims and the 2001 are 15" rims. Can I get 17" rims to fit on my 2001 wrangler so I can use the tires?
#213 of 226 Re: 2001 Jeep Wrangler 15" rims to 17" rims [msudawg812]
Jun 05, 2011 (9:25 am)
You certainly can, but why not fit the same diameter BF Goodrich LT255/75 R15 tires to your existing rims?
#214 of 226 Re: 2001 Jeep Wrangler 15" rims to 17" rims [mac24]
Jun 06, 2011 (6:28 am)
was getting such a good deal on the R17 tires that it would still be cheaper to buy new rims then new tires. If I do put 17" rims on, is there anything like having to change the gear ratio or a lift kit?
#215 of 226 Re: 2001 Jeep Wrangler 15" rims to 17" rims [msudawg812]
Jun 06, 2011 (6:34 am)
If I do put 17" rims on, is there anything like having to change the gear ratio or a lift kit?
No, because the only difference between the two tire sizes wolud be the hole in the middle that rim goes in; the outside diameter of the tire remains the same.
#216 of 226 Re: 2001 Jeep Wrangler 15" rims to 17" rims [mac24]
Jun 08, 2011 (5:28 am)
I spoke to someone that said I would need to put 2" spacers and add 5x5 to 5x4.5 adapters to compensate for the larger tires and rims. This still might be cheaper or about the same price as getting new tires. Any ideas?