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Unread 07-26-2005, 10:12 AM   #1
Tightwadsjeeper
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Max Tire size for Stock 2005 Liberty Renegade - 245/70 R16?

OK... I just got a 2005 Silver Liberty Renegade (Rocky Mountain Edition) and would like to know what size tire I can stuff in there without any rubbing and without putting a lift on yet....

After looking at all the threads on this.... it LOOKS to me like the 245/70 R16 is the appropriate max size.... BUT.... I'm not sure if this is for pre-lowered (2002 or earlier) or lowered (post 2002) Liberty's....

Does anybody have a definitive answer to this? Will a 245/70 R16 fit in there without any rubbing? I might go with an AT this time instead of the MT's I almost always put on my Wrangler's in the past.

On another note, it looks like BFG's largest MT near that size is a 235/70... I guess if I want an MT in there I can go with that?

Luis

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Unread 07-30-2005, 10:09 AM   #2
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Follow up...

I'd like to see someone's experience with this as well. The FAQ doesn't seem to clearly answer this question or I'm not reading it right. Of course, I was never accused of being the brightest bulb in the box either...

After looking around, there does seem to be some variance depending on whether the tire is an A/T or M/T, the manufacturer, etc. I'm getting the impression that it is a close fit and that other factors may push a certain tire brand/model over the limit even in the same metric size.

I'd really like to get 245/70R16 Firestone Destination A/Ts to run on a stock '05 Liberty Renegade, but the tire shop has to order them so it would be nice to know in advance what to expect. Anyone have experience with this make/model and size on a stock Renegade?

Thanks.
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Unread 07-31-2005, 04:59 AM   #3
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i have a stock 04 with 245/70 R16 Revos No rubbing at all


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