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I don't have real big dreams in terms of lifting for this JK (yet). I'd like to squeeze a 34" tire under there with as little pain as possible.

Will they fit with some trimming and or tube fenders and a 4.5 backspaced wheel? How about off road? Am I going to get any flex or just a lot of rubbing?
 

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I started with 35's no lift it worked but flex was min. 34's will be fine with tube fenders, if you have a rubi you may want to trim some of the slider but not necessary
 

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So specifically I'm looking at the KM2s in 315/75r16 (measures 34.8X12.3) and some 16x8 crager soft 8s with 5in of backspacing. You guys think I'd be okay with just trimming or tube fenders?

That seems like a lot of meat to stuff under there stock. Is there a leveling kit or very mild lift that would help? Or that's just not necessary?
 

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I've heard that you can fit 35's under the new Bushwacker flats. I'd assume the Xenon's would work too as well as the PSC flares and other similar. If you need it, there are several different spacers you could use up front to lift it just a bit (0.5", 1", etc.) and give you more clearance/less rake.

Go for it.
 

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Just to give you an idea. River Raider was running 38s on a RK 3.5 lift with tube fennders, if you look up the pictures of the Sledgehammer you will see Kenny got plenty of flex.

here is my jeep, with 35X12.50R17 KM2s. with an OME lift and tube fennders. I hope this gives your an idea.

 

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Just to give you an idea. River Raider was running 38s on a RK 3.5 lift with tube fennders, if you look up the pictures of the Sledgehammer you will see Kenny got plenty of flex.

here is my jeep, with 35X12.50R17 KM2s. with an OME lift and tube fennders. I hope this gives your an idea.

Joe that's a great pic. You don't have a lift? What wheels are you running?
 

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that's the OME lift he is running cant tell you about the rims too much of an angle, but my guess from the back rim is it's a stock rubicon rim
 

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That is sure what it sounds like. If you have the stock rock rails it looks like an inch or so may need to be cut. I'm also going with a 4.5" back spaced wheel or a wheel spacer. But outside of that it sounds like this can be done.
 

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There's a thread on actual tire heights somewhere on here. If you're running BFG's they're allways shorter than thier stated size. That would make thier 35's easier too fit also. If you do get rubbing add taller bump stops.
 

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Thanks for the suggestions. I went with the Bushwacker flat fenders. They are offering a $50 rebate so basically cost me $525 shipped to my door. Once I get those and the new bumper mounted up I'll have a much better idea where I stand.
 
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