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post #1 of 5 Old 04-04-2013, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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Tire size dummy here

I want to put either 235 60 17 or 235 65 17 on my now lifted Compass. My question is will these fit on the stock 17 inch rims? Vehicle is a 2011 Compass. I'm dumb when it comes to metric tire sizes vs rim size. Thanks!!


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post #2 of 5 Old 04-04-2013, 05:28 AM
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Yup those will work fine. The rim width is what will make it fit or not in this case and all rims rims have quite a bit of leeway for the size of tire they will handle.

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Thanks Gramps, I wasn't sure if the width had to down to the mm or not! I do think Jeep should have had the Compass and Patriot at this ride height from the factory. Oh well then we wouldn't have as much fun modding them. . Now if i could get 31" like the true north....

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post #4 of 5 Old 04-06-2013, 11:30 AM
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you will need to get spacers, to push them out a bit, otherwise they'll more than likely rub.
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post #5 of 5 Old 04-21-2013, 04:21 AM
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Comparison 235 65 17 to 235 60 17

Tire Size Comparison
Specification Sidewall Radius Diameter Circumference Revs/Mile Difference
235/60-17 5.6in 14.1in 28.1in 88.3in 718 0.0%
235/65-17 6.0in 14.5in 29.0in 91.2in 695 3.3%
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