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Unread 09-05-2006, 02:45 PM   #1
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Biggest Tire Size on Stock WJ....

What's the biggest tire size you can put on a stock WJ? I know this is a severly repeated question, but since the search function isn't working I can't seem to find the information. Thanks.

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Unread 09-05-2006, 02:48 PM   #2
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31" tire if it is an AT, 30" of it is an MT. Will get minor CA rubbing with 31's at full wheel lock.
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So, should be fine with 235/75/16's. Yeah?
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So, should be fine with 235/75/16's. Yeah?
I have 255X70X16 on mine and only have a slight rubbing problem oin the drivers side, but not sure if it is the tire size or if my rubber fender well in moving in while driving. I have an ARB bull bar on and the fender well is not attached to anything any more.
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and yet people say with a 2.5 lift 31's are the biggest. Hell, I didn't even need wheel spacers, I forget who said they were required
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Thats because when people say that they assume you'll wheel and not just pose on a speed bump
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I have no idea how you're running 265/75R16's on 2.5" bb, I'm at 4" and mine rub at full lock and flex = O

Maybe its cus you have those sissy revos
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What's the biggest tire size you can put on a stock WJ? I know this is a severly repeated question, but since the search function isn't working I can't seem to find the information. Thanks.

I have 245/70/16 no rub @ stock hight
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Guess I'll chime in again just for posterity.

245-70R17, diameter = 30.4 inches. Wear spot on pass front fenderliner, no contact with fenders or steering gear.

We really need to start talking about width and measured diameter rather than the metric ratios-- as indicated by the AT/MT observation, above.
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2.5 bb, 265/75/16 revo's, that are anything but sissy.

I do NOT have any sway disc which probably helps, and in my areas the most I do is deep mud, there really aren't rocks, and frankly I don't need to be messing up the paint on anything. at FULL lock they rub some, but I never turn the wheel that hard since its hard on the power steering,
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So, should be fine with 235/75/16's. Yeah?
Why would you use that size? They came with 245/70R16 as a stock size. I keep seeing posts here and on Jeepsunlimited where people ask if 245/70R16 will fit--- OF COURSE A STOCK SIZE WILL FIT!
I have 255/70R16 on mine, and that's widely acknolwedged as the largest that will fit on a stock GC. Just buy a 2" BB for $100 and get 265/70R16 or you will regret it later.
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I have 245/70/16 no rub @ stock hight
I would hope so.. that's a stock tire size on WJs.
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I would hope so.. that's a stock tire size on WJs.
I think 225/75/16 is the stock tire
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