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post #1 of 4 Old 05-07-2012, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
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Bumping Up Tire Size for New Jeep Owner

To begin, I am a single female & really like my Jeep. I also want my sons to enjoy driving it when home from school; but they rarely do opting to drive their trucks. It's time for new tires, as I currently have factory installed tires on the 2008 2door 4x4 Wrangler. Do you have a suggestion regarding increasing to larger sized tire? Currently have P225/75R16. I'm not ready for a lift kit. I like a rugged tire, maybe Goodyear SilentArmor. Any recommendations?

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-09-2012, 10:14 AM
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I went up to 33s on my stock wrangler prior to adding the lift. You lose some turning radius though.
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Silent Armour

Have new Silent Armour. Kept a 16, but went from 225 to 255. Much better ride and appearance. Thanks for the reply.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-22-2012, 06:30 PM
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I had 16's. Went with a factory 18's. With rugged terrians from bf goodrich. Nice look and decent ride to.

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