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Old May 16th, 2020, 13:06
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Need some flare advice

Looking for some flares for my 1999 XJ that will let me cut the most out of my flares for as little lift to fit 31's.
Currently on factory tires and a 1.5" puck and helper spring bump lift.
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Old May 16th, 2020, 21:19
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Re: Need some flare advice

http://www.yuccaman.com/jeep/trim.html
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Old May 17th, 2020, 08:43
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Re: Need some flare advice

keep in mind that tires wider than the flares WILL throw mud and rocks into the air. The rocks and mud will often land on your XJ, hood, windshield, roof. A windshield can be broke by this. If your tires stick out past the flares you may want wider flares.
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Old May 17th, 2020, 09:48
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Re: Need some flare advice

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Looking for some flares for my 1999 XJ that will let me cut the most out of my flares for as little lift to fit 31's.
Currently on factory tires and a 1.5" puck and helper spring bump lift.
My 2001 uses raised Factory flares, allowing the 33X10.50s to just fit under them, keeping them legal and preventing rooster tails in the wet.

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Old May 17th, 2020, 14:19
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keep in mind that tires wider than the flares WILL throw mud and rocks into the air. The rocks and mud will often land on your XJ, hood, windshield, roof. A windshield can be broke by this. If your tires stick out past the flares you may want wider flares.

Yep, thatís why I asked what flares I can buy that will allow the most trimming. Thanks.
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Old May 17th, 2020, 17:15
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Yep, thatís why I asked what flares I can buy that will allow the most trimming. Thanks.
31X10.50s will fit under Factory flares with minor trimming.
No need to go wider unless bigger tires are in your future.



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Old May 17th, 2020, 19:11
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Need some flare advice

I think the flat flares give the most clearance. Or maybe the hooligans. I dunno.
When I was researching them none of the flares seemed to gain a ton of tire clearance.

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Old May 17th, 2020, 20:59
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Re: Need some flare advice

you dont need more than 2-3" lift for 31s
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Old May 18th, 2020, 11:25
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Re: Need some flare advice

Look at Notch Custom's flairs - https://notchcustoms.com/products/x-...=4532938702881. They let you run much larger tires with minimal lift.
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Old May 19th, 2020, 19:22
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Look at Notch Custom's flairs - https://notchcustoms.com/products/x-...=4532938702881. They let you run much larger tires with minimal lift.
Those are nice but only for show rigs, I've drug the fenders many times plus I have a big rock gouge on my upper hatch pillar.
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Old May 19th, 2020, 22:56
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Those are nice but only for show rigs, I've drug the fenders many times plus I have a big rock gouge on my upper hatch pillar.
Ron you are actually 100% wrong when it comes to these flairs. I have them on my rig, and have wheeled Johnson Valley, the Rubicon, the Dusy Ershim and numerous other trails with them, I have drug them over rocks, leaned them into trees etc, and they are tough as hell!
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Old May 21st, 2020, 07:39
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Re: Need some flare advice

All plastic flares will break expect it if rig runs off road much.

Tire coverage makes being in wet conditions so much more enjoyable. Can actually see
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