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post #1 of 5 Old 02-28-2013, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
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Tire rotation (5 wheels)

I'm putting on some BFG MT's on my Jeep Commander With QDII.
I have 5 equal tires and rims. What kind of rotation pattern should I use ?

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-28-2013, 08:56 AM
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If you plan on keeping the same tire size..I would never put the spare into rotation. I would just front back and back to front.
I had a 2006 GC, but did not keep the turd long enough to rotate the tires.
Users manual would be best source.

I am sure there is some safety rule stating how long a tire can be exposed to the elements before it should be thrown away.
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-28-2013, 09:01 AM
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Rearward cross with the drivers front going to the spare and the spare going to the passengers rear spot.

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post #4 of 5 Old 02-28-2013, 09:05 AM
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Rotating the spare in is NOT a bad idea at all. Especially considering how sensitive our diffs are to tire diameter. If your tires were worn, and you got a flat, using a spare with full tread could actually do some harm. Rotation pattern is different for 4wheel drive than 2wheel. I don't have the pattern memorized, whenever I need to know it, I google it. You should check there.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-28-2013, 09:27 AM
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Found this here: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tirete...jsp?techid=43&

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