From Wrangler to Raptor: New Chicagoland Owner

Vintage

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Nothing but Nice! I'm in a 18.5 Rubicon JLU, patiently waiting for order banks to open on the Gen 3. As much as I've enjoyed my Wrangler, I'm definitely looking forward to owning a Raptor.
 

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They probably did a static balance on your wheels. This means they put the tape weight in the center of the barrel instead of the instead and outside. Thats called a dynamic balance.
Thanks. So I should request a dynamic balance? Is that different than balancing using the lugs instead of the hub?
 

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Congrats - great looking truck!! I also have the 703's and was curious if you have any rubbing with the 35's? I'm running 37's and the rub from time to time even after trimming so might go back to 35's when it's time. (Like the M sign!)
Thanks! I do get a little rub on the inner front fenders at full lock. Was going to just zip tie them back for now and see if that helps.
 

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Great call. Had a Gen 1 and then went to a rubicon recon and now back to a Gen 2. Wrangler was fun but the raptor is far better for me.
 

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Dynamic is what all oem vehicles have and get at tire shops its nothing special. Once you go after market the inside of the wheel is sometimes narrower and a dynamic cannot be done. The 703’s should have more than enough room to do it correctly. I had them redo mine and it fixed it.
 

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Thanks @Steadman. Taking it to an off-road shop later this week to have it checked out. Nice thing is it isn't a bore/hub difference issue. Both the raptor and 703's have the 87 (87.1) size
 
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