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2012 Jeep Wrangler Long Term Road Test

2012 Jeep Wrangler: Downside to the BFGs

May 25, 2012

2012 Jeep Wrangler: Downside to the BFGs

We are really digging the BFGs on our 2012 Jeep Wrangler. The other week, while securing the lugnuts, we noticed something. There is a potential downside to these big tires. It certainly isn't a deal-breaker, but it does require some extra care. Can you figure it out?

Take the jump for a better angle...

2012 Jeep Wrangler: Downside to the BFGs

Notice the angle of the torque wrench. It isn't straight. Standard deep sockets don't quite work with this wrench. A breaker bar with a pivoting head fits better. Luckliy for us we already had the right tools. But an upgrade to larger tires could require an upgrade to your toolbox. Be prepared.

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager


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