17 inch wheels for my KJ

Discussion in 'Tires / Wheels' started by LibertyTC, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. ThatsMrGimp2U

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    Its relevant, as these are 17" wheels. Better to post here than start another thread about a topic that I am sure has been discussed before.
     
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    Good price is not always a good deal
    I have been offered two sets of JK Rubicon wheels in the past two weeks for free!
    Turned them down since I won't run adapters plus ugly:icon_lol:
     
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    With 32s, need 4 inches of lift and regear to 4.10s at least ( to start)
     
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    And neither will I. Adapters are the devils nectar. Just get a wheel that's the right damn bolt pattern!!! :blah:
     
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    Yeah im going to need to reevaluate things for sure. Im looking at the OME set up so maybe 3.5" tops...

    I really want soft 8's only reason I would get anything else would be for the price. Hell I could get 5 wheels for less than the adapters for them would cost. Lol.

    You guys did your job, bad idea was bad. yupnope.gif
     
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    Holy Toledo
    we did our jobs
    :shrug::icon_lol::happy175::happy175:
     
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    Cragar makes Unique wheels, which they have a soft 8 variant. You can get them in a 16x7 with a 0 offset, which is right where you'll wanna be. It's the Unique type 297 is the one you'll want. Cheaper too with the same quality.

    EDIT - they come in the correct bolt pattern also!
     
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    I'm running the stk 255 75 17s off my wife's jk willies if I could figure out how to post pics I will post a picture.
     
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    and a regear with that size, don't know if you read my response yet
     
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    Jeep has a 5 speed manual trans in it turns the tires very well..
     
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    Until you have the slightest incline.
     
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    Never could figure out why people with a manual trans don't think its necessary to regear, been trying to figure that out for last 40 years ?? :emotions34::icon_razz:
     
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    Me to.

    Had a few local that had manuals and had the same thoughts but once one re-geared they all did after driving his.