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Unread 10-08-2013, 07:59 AM   #1
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245/75/16 and 3in IRO

I have a BB on my 04 WJ Ill be upgrading to a 3in but Im unsure about changing the tires. I dont want any worse MPG because shes my DD as well as my trail vehicle. Will the 245/75/16 look to small with the 3in lift or should I go ahead with 265s

I did some searching but the same threads kept returning.

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Unread 10-08-2013, 09:05 AM   #2
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They will look fine.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 11:48 AM   #3
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Agreed, They will look fine. I run that size on my OME HD lift and when they wear out I will go up, but for now; its all good.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 12:57 PM   #4
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Right on guys thanks. How are the stock springs with the IRO ive been reading around and everyone says bilstiens are worth every penny. I dont want them to be to stiff
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Unread 10-08-2013, 01:21 PM   #5
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Check the tire ratio chart in my sig to see where tire sizes are listed in regards to best mpg vs torque for your gear ratio.

I run a 3" lift atop 32" tires with 3.73 gears.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 02:18 PM   #6
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This thread seems worthless without PICS !!!!!!

Post some PICS.
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QUOTE=billzcat1;wsar10 is right on point on this oil thread - as usual. Anyone reading this would be well-served taking his advice.


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Unread 10-08-2013, 03:45 PM   #7
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This thread seems worthless without PICS !!!!!!

Post some PICS.
2x anyone running the sane. I feel like it would look like a tank rolling on rits bits......
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Unread 10-08-2013, 05:16 PM   #8
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3" IRO 245/75R16

Works perfect!







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Unread 10-08-2013, 09:06 PM   #9
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Ditto. If you do any offroading, then don't go bigger than 245/75r16. I run these with the IRO 3" lift. But your MPGs will still suffer a little (1-2 MPGs average decline for me).
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When I had IRO 3" and LT245/75R16
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Unread 10-09-2013, 04:15 AM   #11
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A 3in lift doesnt look much taller than a 2....is it really worth the 700 bucks
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Unread 10-09-2013, 07:10 AM   #12
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As requested, here is my OME HD lift with 245 75 16 KM2
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Unread 10-09-2013, 07:50 AM   #13
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A 3in lift doesnt look much taller than a 2....is it really worth the 700 bucks
I spent near 700 bucks on my two inch. It's all about what quality of parts you wanna put on your vehicle. You can buy an RC 4" for 700 too. But I hear its ****. Or you can spend upwards of 2 grand on long arms for a great quality ride
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Unread 10-09-2013, 07:59 AM   #14
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Thats true. Good point.
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Unread 10-09-2013, 08:10 AM   #15
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A 3in lift doesnt look much taller than a 2....is it really worth the 700 bucks
Yep. I sprung for 4" cheaply then got DW and backed down to . I've been at 3" now for almost 2 years and wish I'd done this first. Great height, meaty tires, less issues. Lift your WJ for what you do with it and not what others are doing.
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