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Old 08-01-2017, 10:44 PM   #1
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33x13.5r15 Tires

I was wondering if anyone has ran 33x13.5 tires on their rig, I'm going to do either a 2" or 4" lift, and taking the wheel tire combos I can run into consideration.
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Old 08-02-2017, 11:00 AM   #2
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

I run 33x12.50x15 without any lift.
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Old 08-02-2017, 11:03 AM   #3
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I run 33x12.50x15 without any lift.
Any rubbing issues?
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Old 08-02-2017, 01:29 PM   #4
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

stick with a 4" BS on an 8" wheel and you shouldnt have any rubbing issues, as long as your suspension isnt toast.
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Old 08-02-2017, 01:37 PM   #5
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

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I run 33x12.50x15 without any lift.
Same here, no rubbing. One consideration is going to be wheel width. I have GM truck rally wheels - they're 8 inches wide. Most tire manufacturers recommend going no more than 12.5 tire width on an 8 inch rim.
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:23 PM   #6
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

I had 33x12.50 tires on my 70 blazer and they rubbed on full lock at stock height. I installed a 2 inch lift and no problems since. Here is a pic with the lift. I think my sig photo is 33s without a lift.

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Old 08-04-2017, 01:04 PM   #7
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

From personal experience, if you are doing any freeway driving in your blazer don't go with a 13.5 wide tire. It will pull you all over the road. Stick with a 12.5 or better yet a 10.5. But for a simple no frills trail rig 13.5 on an 8 or 10 inch wide wheel will work just fine.
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Old 08-04-2017, 05:49 PM   #8
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

33 X 12 1/2 on mine with stock lift and no rubbing issues at all. I can cruise 75 MPH with no handling issues. 13 1/2 might be pushing it !
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:07 AM   #9
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Re: 33x13.5r15 Tires

I ran 33 14.5 Mickey Thompsons on my Jimmy with an 8" rim. They rubbed on the leaf springs when turning and they rubbed on the inside of the tub in the rear of the tub as well. 10" rim would probably fix that.

I think 4" lift is too much with 33" tire so I'd go two. If you go to 4 then 35's. Have a project Jimmy for my teenager that we bought 4" springs for because the lift was on sale at almost half of what the 2 1/2" was. So I guess that means 35's!
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