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Can I fit 35s or 37s or 38s or stick with 33s

Old 03-30-2019, 10:35 PM
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I have a 95 Jeep Cherokee lifted about 5in on 33s. I want to run bigger tires. I also have a winch set up and off road jvc front and back bumpers. Can I safely run bigger tires ?!?! Or will it cause axle an etc issues !



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I am assuming you have a D35 rear end. I don't think I would recommend 37s. To much tire for your stock D30 front and if you lock it, definitely too much for a D35. If you don't lock it, you could get away with 35s with a light foot
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Looks great the way it is. If you need larger tires for the type of off-roading you do then it is best to upgrade to better axles and probably a different lift kit.
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What gears are in the axles? 35s are the largest I would put on a Dana 30/ Chrysler 8.25 combo, and if you drive it on the street it's going to be slow unless you regear to lower gears like 4.56. If you have the Dana 35 in the rear you are already living on the edge with 33s, an 8.25 swap is easy to do though. Also I would upgrade that steering as well, the stock middle tierod is weak and can bend easily, a ZJ tie rod setup works good for cheap.
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At 5"s you can clear 37s no problem. The issue is your setup. 5" on short arms is a terrible setup, would want to look at going long arms or at least drop brackets. D35 rear can barely (usually can't) survive 33s with a locker so the rear is not good past 33s. The d30 can handle 35s open just fine, locked with a smart foot. Your steering is stock and depending on how and where you drive won't be able to handle the extra stress with the bigger tires. You'll also want to regear past 33s, gas and torque goes out the window with stock gears. I would address other issues before going up.
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