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Unread 10-12-2011, 08:44 AM   #1
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2008 compass tire size

Hey guys and girls. I did a search on here and Google and couldn't find anything, but I need new tires for my 2008 compass. Right now I have stock tires and was wondering if its possible to put on bigger sizes without lifting it. I know 215's are standard so can I even go to a 225?

Also winter is coming and I'm in buffalo so if you have any recommendations on good snow tires or all seasons good in snow, it would be appreciated!

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Unread 10-12-2011, 11:54 AM   #2
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Unread 10-28-2011, 12:26 PM   #3
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so without a lift on a 17" rim I could fit 235/65/17 without tire rub?
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Unread 10-28-2011, 03:21 PM   #4
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I try to recommend staying around a 28' tall tire with out a lift. Some places will do a test fit (on the front) to see if the tire will work alright. I would expect that the 29' tire might rub on that little wheel well nub that sticks out on the read of the fender well. It's only a type of plastic and some have heated it up with a hair drier and flattened it out with a hammer.

Also the dealer can't program the speedo for taller than a 28' tire.
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Unread 10-28-2011, 03:29 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot!
Also, i was looking at the Rocky Road 2.125" lift. What would be the max tire size allowable to prevent rub after this lift?
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Unread 10-28-2011, 03:39 PM   #6
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Outside of the speedo error I'm running 29.1 with the RR lift. I have heard of some others running a little taller but they also had to play with wheel spacers and put up with rubbing anyway. Keep it simple at 29.1 and you'll be fine.
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