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Old 06-21-2008, 06:51 PM   #1
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I just picked up a set of 31 inch bfg all terrains. I know a small lift is suggested for 31's but ID like to know if anyone has run 31's stock and if they rubbed and if so how bad? Thanks.
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Old 06-21-2008, 10:41 PM   #2
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i dont think it will fit... my friend has a 2inch BB and he is pretty close to having issues with his 31x10.50s

im about to get some 31x10.50x15 firestone A/Ts and ti know for a fact it would look goofy with big tires and no lift
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Old 06-22-2008, 12:10 PM   #3
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Well I got them on today, they fit. They look like they have good vertical clearance but they do rub on the back of the bumper cover when the wheel is at full turn.
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can you post any pics??
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Old 06-23-2008, 08:05 AM   #5
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Here are some pics. The vertical clearance seems to be ok for now but I havent really tried to flex it yet. Going over bumps it does not come in contact with the top of the fender. It rubs slightly on the left side on the lower control arm and on the right side it slightly rubs on the swaybar it only rubs when turning hard to the left , Turning right it does not rub at all. Personally I think they look awesome on the jeep, 100 times better than the crappy street radials that were on it.




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Old 06-23-2008, 09:14 AM   #6
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They definately look nicer than some stock radials. Any conerns about weekend wheeling with your jeep at it's current state?
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looks like a tight fit... even with my stock 27 inch tires my wheel was hitting the top of the wheel well with the sway bar discoed at full flex...

so i would at least to a 2inch BB pretty soon.. theres a guy on here who can make them for you, for 20 a pair, out of metal. so id look into that.... man im gonna ahve problems with my 31x10.50s... with the stock tires i already rub the sway bar on the right side at full turn... gonna need some spacers soon
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Old 06-23-2008, 09:56 AM   #8
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I dont plan on doing any real offroading for awhile, at the most it will be driven on very mild trails. And I dont plan on disconnecting my swaybar ever, I dont ever plan on doing hard wheeling that would require me to do that. This is pretty much a daily driver that can hold its own on mild offroad trails. I dont plan on doing any rock crawling or mudding. My guy here can also make me a budget boost and he makes his out of polyurethane which Id imagine would give a better ride than metal.
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The spacers are a good way for a little extra room. Sounds like they'd be a good choice for you [smilie=bal_cool.gif]
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Old 06-23-2008, 10:18 AM   #10
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regardless... it looks awesome man!! and a tiny 2 inch spacer would give it a much more agressive look as well you should look into it!!
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