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Unread 11-20-2013, 03:40 PM   #1
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Wj 3" OME tire size

I know this is on here somewhere but i searched for awhile and can't find my answer so here goes.

I have a 2000 with the OME HD 3" lift with 1/2" pucks up front. I had the 255/75/16 BFG mudders on the Moab wheels. It rubbed a lot even with some fender trimming so I took them off and running the stockers. What size tire would you all run with these rims? Looking at the Toyo AT II's. Thanks

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Unread 11-20-2013, 04:16 PM   #2
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From what I've read, anything around a 31 should work just fine with 3 inches of lift. When my tires are wore out I'm probably going to for something close to a 31
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Unread 11-21-2013, 05:53 PM   #3
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i have toyo atII's i love them. great tire.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 05:53 PM   #4
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i have 31s on 2.5"lift and trimmed the bumper a bit.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 06:00 PM   #5
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I have 265/70-17 Cooper STT's with OME's. Had to do very minor front bumper trimming. They rub at full flex but not daily driving.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 06:33 PM   #6
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Running the 3" ome lift and I have the Cooper discoverer AT3 265/70R17s (31.6"). They fit with very minor trimming.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 07:11 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I want to fit as big a tire without doing damage. I don't mind trimming a little to make them fit though
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Unread 11-21-2013, 07:22 PM   #8
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265/75 is probably the biggest you will get.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 08:28 PM   #9
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downside to bigger tires: you lose power, speedo is off, fuel burn may change, and abs functionality may be affected.
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Unread 11-25-2013, 09:20 AM   #10
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255/70/17 ATII's here. I have trimmed the bumper some but they still turn when backing up over any sort of uneven road. Might have to just get rid of the fender liner because that's what it's mostly rubbing on in the front.


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Unread 11-25-2013, 09:30 AM   #11
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I have a 3" IRO with a 10mm OME spacer all around.

I run 265-75-16 Goodyear Wranglers on the stock Silverblades, no wheel spacers. The tires rub the rear shocks (Bilsteins) slightly when turning or whatever, but not enough to worry about.

I don't wheel the WJ - it's my DD and exploring rig - but the tires fit well and look great.

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Unread 01-29-2014, 08:32 PM   #12
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I finally got some new tires today. I went with some 265/70/17 Falken Rocky Mountains. I trimmed a little off the front bumper and no problems. Turned out pretty good.

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Unread 01-30-2014, 02:44 AM   #13
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Looks good! Would look even better if those rims where black. IMO
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Unread 01-30-2014, 02:23 PM   #14
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I was thinking about that but the wife is dead set against it. I put black wheels on my truck and she hates it but it's mine!! Can't say that about the GC.
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Unread 01-31-2014, 05:46 PM   #15
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They make powder coating in white as well.
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