What Fits A Jeep Wrangler JL/ Gladiator
November 6, 2020
So you own or you just got a Jeep Wrangler JL or a Jeep Gladiator. Now it's time for the fun, you get to customize your rig and make it everything that you ever wanted. But what the heck is going to fit your rig? This guide will 2 very different types of builds that may work for you based on your style with pictures to help you out as well.
This will show you the diversity that you can achieve with your build and help you to know what will fit on the rig. Also, be sure to check out our gallery to help you find the perfect fitment once you have an idea of what you want. Read on and check out the corresponding links to learn more.
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First things first, before you even get started on this build you are going to have to know the basics of your fitment. The bolt pattern for this generation of Jeep Wrangler JLs and Jeep Gladiators is a 5x5 so when you get wheels, be sure that they are compatible with this bolt pattern. As far as a lift or leveling kit, you always want to make sure that is compatible with your year, make, and model as well.
As you get bigger and bigger you can obviously fit larger wheels or tires, just always make sure to read the largest size tire you can get with your lift. If you are unsure, then this “What Fits Guide” will help you along the way because these builds have already proven to have worked. The JL and the Gladiator are built on the same platform so these builds will fit both of them interchangeably.
Leveling Kit With 17-Inch Wheels
The wheels on this rig are the Tactik Circle 8 in black. We do not have these in stock but they look eerily similar to the Vision Soft 8. They are running a 17x9 -6 offset.
The Vision Soft 8 is available in a 17x9 -12 for only $464. The Vision Soft 8 is anything but soft.
This steel wheel is created to take a beating. It features 8 circle cut-outs and is only available in the gloss black finish. Vision is so confident in the quality of their aftermarket wheels that they give you a one-year finish warranty and a lifetime structural warranty. This is one of the most affordable wheels on the market and with the quality that Vision always supplies you can't go wrong.
The tires on this build are the Falken Wildpeak MT in a size 33x12.5. Falken was Founded in 1983 and was introduced as a flagship performance radial tire brand to the North American market. Since its inception, Falken has become known for its high-quality, ultra-high-performance tires. They continue to break barriers for innovation and make great tires for street and off-road usage.
The Wildpeak MT is a mud tire, made for off-roading. It has a 3-ply sidewall to sustain the worst conditions, and aggressive tread patterns to provide additional traction. With this tire, you will get a full manufacturer warranty.
The suspension this rig is running is the Teraflex 1.5-inch leveling kit. Teraflex specializes in making suspension for the Jeep market. Teraflex is able to create the best suspension for the Jeep market because that is all they do and that is what they are passionate about.
This build has no rubbing and didn’t need to trim at all either to fit their 33-inch tires. This leveling kit will spruce up the look of your rig and give it a little more ground clearance for performance as well.
4-Inch Lift With 17-Inch Wheels
This rig is running 17x9.5 -18 Black Rhino Armory wheels in the gray finish. Black Rhino is well recognized for its industrial style wheels. Inspired by one of the most ferocious creatures in the world, the black rhino. These aggressive wheels are made to tear up the offroad scene and look good while doing it.
The Armory is a one-piece, alloy wheel in a bullet style. They only cost about $880 and when you package them with tires you will get money off of that package along with free shipping and free mounting and balancing. We also offer 0% interest financing.
This rig has some massive tires on it with the 39x13.5 inch BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3. For more than 100 years BFGoodrich has been a well-known name in the tire world. They create tires for all environments.
From performance to day to day driving to off-road terrain they have it all. BFGoodrich has remained such a force in tires because of their high quality and durability. The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 is recognized for its tough sidewalls, rock climbing abilities, and its mud traction. You will get a 6-year limited warranty on these tires.
This rig has a 4-inch lift on it by EVOMFG, this currently is not available right now but we would highly recommend that you take a look at the ReadyLift 4-inch suspension lift as it is one of our favorites. ReadyLift entered the rig suspension market in 2006 with a goal to bring a quality suspension kit to the market to allow for bigger wheels and tires.
Offering leveling kits, SST mild lift kits, and ReadyLift large lift kits. ReadyLift has a kit for any application, with sizes going all the way up to a 9" suspension lift for certain makes and models. The 4-inch lift is a great size for any off-roading needs for ground clearance while still being agile. This kit is only $1,850, be sure to check it out!