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post #1 of 12 Old 05-15-2013, 01:48 PM Thread Starter
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Help with tires

Alright so I put a 4" Rough Country Suspension lift in my Jeep over a month ago and I finally saved up enough money to buy bigger tires, I already bought new rims which are Black Rock Steel Wheel 997 Type 8 16x8" 5x5 Bolt Pattern Back Spacing 4 1/4". I was wondering what size people would recommend for me to put on, I'm not looking to stuff the biggest tires on it. I just want her to look good and I really like the General Grabber AT2's but I was wondering if anyone else had some suggestions.

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post #2 of 12 Old 05-15-2013, 02:18 PM
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Depends on your intended usage but a 32" tire on stock wheels was as big as I could go without cutting sheet metal. I cut off the lower bit of my front bumper and run a protofab rear bumper. I didn't use the tc drop or the bumpstop extensions and did add limit straps. I cycled the susp through its travel without springs on the lift and set my jounce and bump limits based on that process. Off road disco'd I get a slight rub in the inner front wheel wells when fully flexed but just enough to make paint shiny
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post #4 of 12 Old 05-15-2013, 04:42 PM
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I'm putting the rc 4in lift in the summer and I've been researching too rc suggest, and a lot of people suggest 265/75/16 (32s). And ive been looking at the grabbers AT2 as well and a lot of people love them I suggest them and they're not that expensive

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post #5 of 12 Old 05-15-2013, 06:08 PM
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32's is most functional with very little trimming (i.e. plastic, not metal). Plus, you have the 4.0, so anything larger and it will be even more of a d o g.

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post #6 of 12 Old 05-29-2013, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone, I ended up getting the 265/75 16's in the General Grabber. I absolutely love the way it looks.
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post #7 of 12 Old 05-29-2013, 02:51 PM
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I like it!
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post #8 of 12 Old 05-29-2013, 04:22 PM
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Sweet looks good

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do you rub at all??
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post #10 of 12 Old 06-13-2013, 07:59 AM Thread Starter
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A little n the front bumper.
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post #11 of 12 Old 06-13-2013, 01:54 PM
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Jeep looks good but those grabbers wear BAD.....like 20k miles only out of a set. Wish you the best on wear. Keep them balanced and rotated! I was going to suggest Treadwright before I got to the bottom and saw you already purchased some.

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Looks cool

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