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Unread 03-24-2013, 09:17 AM   #16
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Unread 03-24-2013, 09:31 AM   #17
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Hey I'm digging this thread, thanks, all.

I want a daily driver with as much clearance as possible, but with a spare in the trunk-well.
If max wheelwell size in a 17" rim is *245/70/17, what is max tire size for 16" rims? Thanks.
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Unread 03-24-2013, 09:47 AM   #18
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Hey I'm digging this thread, thanks, all.

I want a daily driver with as much clearance as possible, but with a spare in the trunk-well.
If max wheelwell size in a 17" rim is *245/70/17, what is max tire size for 16" rims? Thanks.
265/70/16 will fit but the lid won't sit flush.
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Unread 03-24-2013, 09:50 AM   #19
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Hey I'm digging this thread, thanks, all.

I want a daily driver with as much clearance as possible, but with a spare in the trunk-well.
If max wheelwell size in a 17" rim is *245/70/17, what is max tire size for 16" rims? Thanks.
2.5/2" fat bobs coil springs, 3/4" front spacer, 245/75/16 treadwright warden a/t's (30.7" diameter 9.8" width)..this size just did squeeze into my wheel well, the cover sticks up about 1 inch or so
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Unread 03-24-2013, 10:17 AM   #20
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29 inch tire iirc is the largest size that fits flush like OEM.

2 inch BB w/ 32 BFG MTs

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Unread 03-24-2013, 11:54 AM   #21
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Unread 03-24-2013, 11:59 AM   #22
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265/70/16 will fit but the lid won't sit flush.
I had 255/70/16's with the cover slightly ajar and my current 245/75/16's fit flush provided I make sure none of the other ropes, straps, whateverr other junk I store in there is not under the tire when I put it back in there. I think side lugs also come into play with regards to what you can fit in as well. The bigger they are, the smaller the tire you can fit.
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Unread 03-24-2013, 12:28 PM   #23
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i have a rusty's 2.5" coil lift with 265/75/16 general grabber at2's no wheel spacers but the tires do rub the rear shocks because of that
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:18 PM   #24
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29 inch tire iirc is the largest size that fits flush like OEM.
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I had 255/70/16's with the cover slightly ajar and my current 245/75/16's fit flush provided I make sure none of the other ropes, straps, whateverr other junk I store in there is not under the tire when I put it back in there. I think side lugs also come into play with regards to what you can fit in as well. The bigger they are, the smaller the tire you can fit.
My 235/70/17 sits flush in the spare well.
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:24 PM   #25
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235/70 is quite a bit smaller than a 245/75, so I imagine yours would fit...
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:35 PM   #26
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Unread 03-24-2013, 05:59 PM   #27
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235/70 is quite a bit smaller than a 245/75, so I imagine yours would fit...

Yeah, mine are 3/4" narrower than the 245/75/16. However it is a 30" tire, and the other poster I quoted said the biggest was a 29" tire.

I can tell you though that if my tire was any taller it would not fit in the well at all, if it was fully inflated.

Here's a great tire size conversion site..

http://ejelta.com/tiresize/index.htm...el=&maxdelta=2
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Unread 03-24-2013, 09:08 PM   #28
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245 75 16 BFG KM2 on 16X8 Soft 8 with 2 in Skyjacker BB. The package fits in the spare well, but it is extremely tight. The lid is flush though.
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Unread 03-25-2013, 01:15 PM   #30
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