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post #1 of 3 Old 12-02-2010, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
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225/75 16, On a Stock 98 ZJ Limited???

I am new here and this is my first post. Looking for some help please.
I am wondering if anyone has used these tires on a 98 ZJ with stock suspension. Need new tires for winter and I dont have money for a lift yet. The tires I want I can only get in this size. They are 29.3" tall compared to the stock 225/70/r15's I have on there now, which are 28.4" tall. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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post #2 of 3 Old 12-02-2010, 06:34 PM
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This would be answered pretty quickly in the ZJ forum, since it's more vehicle specific.

However, that size will fit fine on a stock ZJ. I think that's basically the same size, if not a little smaller, than a 30x9.50/15, and those fit a stock ZJ perfectly.

IIRC you can actually go to a 235 on a stock ZJ, and a 245/75/16 wshould fit with some minor trimming of the plastic bumpers.

And FYI, you can do a 2" coil spacer lift (referred to as a Budget Boost, or "BB" for short in Jeep-speak) for less than a hundred bucks, then 245/75/16's will fit PERFECTLY.

I ran this combo for a few years when I first got my ZJ and it was great.
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Thank you very much for your help, I tried doing a couple searches in the forum but was unable to find anything. I will look into the BB for the time being until I can come up with the funds for a lift kit. Again, Thank you.
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