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So i've read some of you guys have been able to fit 33"s and some can only fit 32's with a 2 inch lift. Im looking to get 2 inch lift and some spacers and try to fit some new tires. If i could fit 33, i'd want to go with a wheel/tire combo about the size of this one:

http://www.westkycustoms.com/product/2010BROCK27560TOYOAT/20x10_Black_XD_Rockstar_Wheels_wToyo_Open_Country_AT_2756020_Tires.html

What do you guys think about those? It'd be nice to see anyones truck thats sitting on offroad tires with 20 or 18 inch wheels.
 

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20x10 would not fit with only a 2" lift. Don't they would fit with a 4" lift either. 20x8.5 or 9 would be max with the right offset. With my 2" Rough Country lift, max tire size for mine is 275/55-20, any larger and there would be a lot of rubbing.
 

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You would need the ones with the +10mm offset to clear the ball joint bolt with that size tire/wheel. That and a 2 inch lift minimum with trimming.
 

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I have a 2 inch lift with 32's. There is barely enough room for 32's. I think you'll be sorry if you try 33's.
 

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If you bought the wheels with the +35 offset, the max size would be 275/55-20, I would stay away from a +10. The ideal offset would be either +25 or +30. But with only a 2" lift, 275/55-20 or 285/50-20 would be a nice fit. Keeping in mind this would be for a 8.5 wide wheel.
 

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There aren't any members running 33's with just a 2" lift. One member thought that he was, but after further inspection he noticed that he was double lifted. The only way you're going to get the 33's is with the 4" lifts.
 

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If you bought the wheels with the +35 offset, the max size would be 275/55-20, I would stay away from a +10. The ideal offset would be either +25 or +30. But with only a 2" lift, 275/55-20 or 285/50-20 would be a nice fit. Keeping in mind this would be for a 8.5 wide wheel.
Ummmm I dont think you are giving him accurate information. A 275/55R20 on an 8.5 inch wide wheel with +35 offset is going to be equivalent to 6.1 inches of back spacing. Our stock wheels have 6 inches of back spacing and come with a 245mm wide tire. How would he clear the ball joint bolt with tires that are a lot wider (approx 10.8 inches wide compared to stock 9.6 inches wide) and that are taller (31.9 inches tall compared to the stock 29.5 inch tires).
 

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Ummmm I dont think you are giving him accurate information. A 275/55R20 on an 8.5 inch wide wheel with +35 offset is going to be equivalent to 6.1 inches of back spacing. Our stock wheels have 6 inches of back spacing and come with a 245mm wide tire. How would he clear the ball joint bolt with tires that are a lot wider (approx 10.8 inches wide compared to stock 9.6 inches wide) and that are taller (31.9 inches tall compared to the stock 29.5 inch tires).
Not accurate? Have you personally installed or tried to install these on your XK? Actually I do have to add some info: on a 20x8.5 with a +35mm offset and a 275/55-20, the bolt does need some trimming. And you will get some light rubbing at full lock.
On my '06 WK, I had 20x8.5 with a +30mm offset wheel with 275/55-20's and did not rub at all. I even ran 285/50-20's and did not have an issue. Now on my WK, I did have the TeraFlex 2" boost where as the XK has an RC lift. So my post speaks from experience, not "on paper". A +10 offset will ploace the wheel/tire too far from the fenderwell. My answers reflect the intial question of fitment WITH A 2" lift.
 

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Not accurate? Have you personally installed or tried to install these on your XK? Actually I do have to add some info: on a 20x8.5 with a +35mm offset and a 275/55-20, the bolt does need some trimming. And you will get some light rubbing at full lock.
On my '06 WK, I had 20x8.5 with a +30mm offset wheel with 275/55-20's and did not rub at all. I even ran 285/50-20's and did not have an issue. Now on my WK, I did have the TeraFlex 2" boost where as the XK has an RC lift. So my post speaks from experience, not "on paper". A +10 offset will ploace the wheel/tire too far from the fenderwell. My answers reflect the intial question of fitment WITH A 2" lift.
You never mentioned that you would have to trim the ball joint bolt. That would make more sense then.

The WK's wheel wells are different then the XK's and allow for larger size tires. So just because you didnt have rubbing on your WK doesnt mean there wouldnt be rubbing on an XK. Especially since your adding +5mm of offset.

Also since you havent ran a 275/55R20 on a +35mm wheel on an XK then how can you speak from experience?

A +10mm offset wheel will make the package sit exactly an inch further out then the +35mm offset wheel.

Im a wheel/tire guru. I don't just pull info out of my fourth point of contact.
 

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Also since you havent ran a 275/55R20 on a +35mm wheel on an XK then how can you speak from experience?


Im a wheel/tire guru
My current setup is +35 with 275/55-20's...............

How long you been selling wheels/tires?
 

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Take it to Private Message guys.
Sorry guys! Did not want to be in a "who is smarter contest", I have sold and installed TONS of wheels/tires since 1993. So when a question arises, I would like to contribute. The wheels/tires I have installed/sold did NOT require modifications to "work", unless it was "within reason" (trimming the ball joint excess or roll a fender in a small area, not cutting fenders or pounding with sledge hammers). Just giving you all an idea where I come from. Great group of people on this site!
 

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Any 32 inch tire on a Commander is going to require bending over the pinch welds. Pounding with a sledge hammer is one way to bend them over.

BTW, 07JeepXK has been very helplful and well informed on wheels and tires on this forum. It's nice that you can contribute as well, Stormtrooper.
 

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any 32 inch tire on a commander is going to require bending over the pinch welds. Pounding with a sledge hammer is one way to bend them over.

btw, 07jeepxk has been very helplful and well informed on wheels and tires on this forum. It's nice that you can contribute as well, stormtrooper.
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Any 32 inch tire on a Commander is going to require bending over the pinch welds. Pounding with a sledge hammer is one way to bend them over.
255/75-17= 32.06
275/55-20= 31.91

With my 275/55-20's, I did not have to bend any pinch welds. Again with +35mm offset wheels. I just wonder if the spacers from Spidertrax were available in 1" width, would not need to bend over the pinch weld and still clear the bolt.
I am going to a 17x8.5 wheel with a +25mm offset, and am curious if I went to a 275/70-17 (32.16"), would there be rubbing. Maybe I'll test fit some tomorrow. I will post my findings for those who are interested.
 

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255/75-17= 32.06
275/55-20= 31.91

With my 275/55-20's, I did not have to bend any pinch welds. Again with +35mm offset wheels. I just wonder if the spacers from Spidertrax were available in 1" width, would not need to bend over the pinch weld and still clear the bolt.
I am going to a 17x8.5 wheel with a +25mm offset, and am curious if I went to a 275/70-17 (32.16"), would there be rubbing. Maybe I'll test fit some tomorrow. I will post my findings for those who are interested.
I'm surprised with a 31.91 inch tire that you did not have to bend over the pinch welds. So you didn't have any rubbing with that? Well I guess a miss is as good as a mile.

Regarding the 32.16 inch tires, yes, there will be rubbing. I recommend you bend the pinch welds over.
 

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255/75-17= 32.06
275/55-20= 31.91

With my 275/55-20's, I did not have to bend any pinch welds. Again with +35mm offset wheels. I just wonder if the spacers from Spidertrax were available in 1" width, would not need to bend over the pinch weld and still clear the bolt.
I am going to a 17x8.5 wheel with a +25mm offset, and am curious if I went to a 275/70-17 (32.16"), would there be rubbing. Maybe I'll test fit some tomorrow. I will post my findings for those who are interested.
265/70R17 = 31.7-31.9 inches tall depending on the tire.

I have yet to see a forum member running either 265/70R17's or 255/75R17's and not have to bend over the pinch weld and either trim or re mold the inner plastic fender well.

So how your fitting a 31.9 inch tall tire, which is obviously wider then a 265 is beyond me.

As far as the 275/70R17's go, yes you will have major rubbing and definately have to bend over the pinch weld and trim or re mold the plastic inner fender well. Even then you might still have rubbing. But you should know this already since you have been installing tires and wheels since 1993 so I guess my opinion doesnt matter.
 
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