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Unread 08-27-2013, 04:11 PM   #1
frozenpepsi
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2004 wrangler tj

I have a 2004 wrangler se (tj) with 17" rims and stock height. Currently I'm running 245/65/17 on it but want to put some mud tires on it. I called a local dealership and they said that the biggest that I can run without spacers is 33, but in the research that I have done, most say nothing bigger than 31. I called a tire shop and they told me 265/70/17 is the biggest, then another told me 275/75/17 would be the max without rubbing.
I'm looking at cooper stt's because I can get a discount on them through a friend.
My problem is that I don't know for sure what the max size is because of varying info. I know that I can use the search function, and before anyone chews my butt, I'm using my iPhone with a cracked screen, so scrolling and searching are not possible, unless I want to look like that guy on the phone commercial with band aids all over my fingers.
Can anyone help me out here?

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Unread 08-28-2013, 03:42 PM   #2
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31's are the max without any modifications. I'm running 31x10.50R15s on my '04 TJ.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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My problem is 17" rims. It's hard to find a 31 in that size.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #4
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Here's a good converter for you.


http://www.onlineconversion.com/tire...conversion.htm

Those 265/70/17's are roughly 31.5 inches tall.

The 275/70/17s are roughly 33 inches tall.

and here's another, with a helpful chart going down the page so you can see multiples at once.

http://tire-size-conversion.com/tire-size-converter/

You should probably be looking for a 255/70R17 = 31.1X10R17 or 265/65R17 = 30.6X10.4R17
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