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Old 03-21-2004, 04:08 PM
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In the next several months I will probably be getting some 35's. My Jeep is my daily driver(5 miles each way), but I will be going out a couple of times each month. Trail riding is what I like to do. Not much mud or sand. Tire noise is not an issue but traction and tread life are. I plan on cutting my fenders.

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For a on/off road rig I personally like the 35x12.50 BFG Mud T/A or K/O now ? they last a great time and they handle them selves great on/off road..
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Old 03-21-2004, 09:57 PM
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That's a lot of cutting to get 35's onto a wag with just a 4" spring lift. 33's is a bit more realistic. I'm sure you can make 35's go on there but your gonna be cutting a lot out, I mean, like to the door.
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Yeah I dident see his lift. 35 you would be Losing alot of your fenders.. I have 10"in of lift and under flex my swampers rub the back fender so I to must trim !!
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Yeah, Robert I think 35's sound like a lot, you'd have to cut the crap out of the fenders, maybe 33's would be more practical. What gears are you running? My BFG KO's seem pretty decent off road and are pretty quiet on the street. I may look into their MT's next time.
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Might check out Yokohama Geolander MTs, ran them in the 33" variety on the TJ for awhile, and they worked well in the dirt, and were quiet and sticky on the street.
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I agree with Gator, for on and off road use the BFGs have a great reputation to take some mild abuse yet give you lots of miles on the road.
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Ive only got a 3 inch body lift with fender cutting and have 35's. Still room to flex and does pretty good offroad.

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Old 03-22-2004, 06:28 AM
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I mean, like to the door.
But will I have to cut the door? I don't mind cutting the fenders as long as I don't do anything that will hurt more than help.

I have 3.31 gears I think. 3something stock gears right now. In the future I will be changing gears and some kind of ltd slip/locker.

I don't want to change axles and/or start breaking stuff just for larger tires. If that limits me to 33's then 33's it is.

But I sure would like 35's...

[ March 22, 2004, 12:31 PM: Message edited by: ryphil ]
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Old 03-22-2004, 08:45 AM
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I just cut to the doors on the rear, didnt cut the doors at all.

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