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Unread 06-11-2010, 07:59 AM   #16
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I took my 98 ZJ on the beach at Cape Hatteras a while back. It did great even with stock tires and no lift. Just air your tires down to 20psi and you will be fine. No if you just want a lift and bigger tires then go ahead.
I believe it has Bigger tires on it. I think my wife said 240/70
The spare was 250. So IDK if they are bigger or smaller or whatever. This is my First Jeep.

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Unread 06-11-2010, 08:08 AM   #17
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I believe it has Bigger tires on it. I think my wife said 240/70
The spare was 250. So IDK if they are bigger or smaller or whatever. This is my First Jeep.
I think your tires are wider then stock, not taller I believe. Your stockers were 225/70.
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Unread 06-11-2010, 08:12 AM   #18
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Thank you, So Wider tires, Is that always good for the Sand??? And if I have this Rear Bearing Issue, would it be ok to drive for a long period of time???? Drive on the beach?? Or what can you tell me. Thank you
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Unread 06-11-2010, 08:40 AM   #19
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Well, depends on what kind of tires you have. I've never played in the sand before, but I've heard mud tires suck in the sand.
And I won't say don't drive around, but get your rear bearing issue looked at as soon as you can
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Unread 06-11-2010, 08:42 AM   #20
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Well, depends on what kind of tires you have. I've never played in the sand before, but I've heard mud tires suck in the sand.
And I won't say don't drive around, but get your rear bearing issue looked at as soon as you can
How bad is that issue?? will it mess me up royally? need more info on this rear bearing issue.
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Unread 06-11-2010, 09:04 AM   #21
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I believe it has Bigger tires on it. I think my wife said 240/70
The spare was 250. So IDK if they are bigger or smaller or whatever. This is my First Jeep.
Well, neither of those numbers is a legitimate tire size. The width would have to be 225, 235, 245, 255, 265, etc.

Stock was 225 as mentioned by an earlier poster. A typical upgrade would be 235. You'll need to read the sidewall and post what you have.

But to state the obvious, yes, wider is better when dealing with sand. That said, the difference between a 225 and 235 is not enough that you would notice. Airing down would make much more of a difference than going up one tire size.
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Well, neither of those numbers is a legitimate tire size. The width would have to be 225, 235, 245, 255, 265, etc.

Stock was 225 as mentioned by an earlier poster. A typical upgrade would be 235. You'll need to read the sidewall and post what you have.

But to state the obvious, yes, wider is better when dealing with sand. That said, the difference between a 225 and 235 is not enough that you would notice. Airing down would make much more of a difference than going up one tire size.
What about the Rear Bearing Issue???
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