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post #1 of 4 Old 10-05-2011, 10:51 PM Thread Starter
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Question tires upgrade on 2.5 4cyl Auto

So I'm looking forward on swapping out my stock tires for some AT tires.
I have a Jeep 97 2.5L 4cyl Auto. Also want to know how big can I go, In terms of tire size also what brand you would recommend? I don't want to lose a lot of power on the freeway. With current stock tires I can go 90mph on the freeway.

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post #2 of 4 Old 10-05-2011, 10:56 PM
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31's would work, if you don't off road.
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31s will fit but not necessarily work, I think 30" would be the max I would look at, I think the stock ones are 28.5". If you go to 31s with a 4cyl auto you are going to lose some power, any tire size up you will lose some, but going to 30"x9.5 will probably be fine.


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30x9.50s should work good, something like BFG AT KOs.

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