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Unread 12-15-2008, 08:59 AM   #1
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Largest Tires on 2 inch lift - 1999 Grand Cherokee

I'm in the market to get some new tires, and want to get more offroad capable tires/larger tires. What would be the largest I could go?

Also, I was thinking of BFG All-Terrains, but, saw some General's that have a comparable tread to them. Has anyone tried the General tire I'm talking about?

Thanks.

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Unread 12-15-2008, 09:19 AM   #2
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How much are you willing to cut? That is the real question.

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Unread 12-15-2008, 09:43 AM   #3
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Here are the General's you speak of (General Grabber AT2) on 2" lift. I'm running 265/70/16s with a smidge of trimming on the plastic fascia - you really can't tell at all.



No complaints on the tire, rides great so far.

The other good option for a 2" lift is a 245/75/16. Spend about 30-45 minutes clicking through the lifted sticky up at the top of the forum and you'll find some pictures of that combination.
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the question is are you going to use it,

how much do you plan on flexing, if its a mall cruiser then you can put on some big tires
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the question is are you going to use it,

how much do you plan on flexing, if its a mall cruiser then you can put on some big tires
Good point, if you aren't flexing it then you can run a 265/75/16 with some trimming of the plastic
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I don't really want to cut anything, just want to do a 2" BB, with some larger tires. I want to start off-roading next spring, so hopefully the tires will be used well. Thanks.

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I'm on 265/70r16 BFG AT's with a 2" BB, only took minor trimming of the front bumper fascia so they don't rub while turning.
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30x9.5x15 with liitle to no trimming
31x10.5x15 with a bunch of trimming

This is if you go with 15" rims though.

I have the grabbers in the 30x95.x15. Love em. Great in the snow.
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I was planning on keeping the stock 16's for now. I wasn't wanting to trim because my trim is body color, so any hacking I did could (probably would) show up.
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I was planning on keeping the stock 16's for now. I wasn't wanting to trim because my trim is body color, so any hacking I did could (probably would) show up.
Just to clarify, if you go with 265/70/16s the only trimming you'll need is on the underside of the front bumper - not on the side where it is visible
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Awesome, I didn't realize that! Thanks!

I looked at the ratings on the Generals and they look really good, I have always been a BFG guy so switching will be tough, but seeing the price difference might make it easier.
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