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post #1 of 28 Old 11-09-2011, 11:50 AM Thread Starter
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265 / 70 / 16 on Stock Height

Does anybody here run 265/70/16 tires on stock rims (or aftermarket) on stock height? Can you post pictures? I know that "moderate" trimming will be needed, but exactly what/where would I be trimming? What would happen if I didn't trim, i'm assuming it'd completely ruin the tire correct?

I have a 99 WJ limited. I plan on putting a 2" BB on it over the winter season, but I need to get new tires asap.

Pics would be great! Thanks!

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post #2 of 28 Old 11-10-2011, 05:28 PM
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I was told yesterday by the tyre guy that these are quite big for the gc....I want to get this size too on stock rims....I think they will be fine...from what I have seen we may have to trim a little of the front bumper and rear bumper...no big deal really...I really want this size so I'll trim whatever I have to to make them fit. I'm told however, fuel economy will go down, speedo will be out a bit, and will be a little slower but all in all no big deal....pics would be great!!!
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post #3 of 28 Old 11-10-2011, 05:35 PM
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I ran those with a BB and rubbed the fender liner up front (minor trimming solved it). Without a BB it would be worse.


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post #4 of 28 Old 11-10-2011, 06:48 PM
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They're going to rub look at the numbers.

Mybe not the front's as much but with 245/70/16's i could barely fit my hand between the rear tire and shock. so a tire that is nearly a 1" wider will defiantly be interesting

Not to mention you have a 6" backspacing on stock rims.
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post #5 of 28 Old 11-10-2011, 11:03 PM
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I run 245/75/16 stock rims, minor inner fender rub at stock height, no rub at all with 2in bb. The rear also rubbed the shock before the bb
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post #6 of 28 Old 11-11-2011, 12:32 PM
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what does bb mean?
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what does bb mean?
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post #8 of 28 Old 11-18-2011, 09:24 AM
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does this apply to the limited with 17" rims?
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post #9 of 28 Old 11-18-2011, 09:51 AM
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yes it can apply to any stock wj 99-04

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post #10 of 28 Old 11-18-2011, 10:20 AM
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so ill rub with 265/70/17....what about 255/70/17?
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so ill rub with 265/70/17....what about 255/70/17?
Yes you will. I just put those on.
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so now that you stuffed those meat pads in there. are you gonna jack it up and or hack away at it? cause it doesnt look like they will clear any of that bumper. oh and how much room is there behind it? any rubbing?


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I had to trim about an inch so I could turn but I'm planning 3-4 inches because I like the stuffed look

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And there doesn't seem to be any rubbing behind it

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They're going to rub look at the numbers.

Mybe not the front's as much but with 245/70/16's i could barely fit my hand between the rear tire and shock. so a tire that is nearly a 1" wider will defiantly be interesting

Not to mention you have a 6" backspacing on stock rims.
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