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post #1 of 4 Old 07-29-2016, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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Best tire specs to mount?

Hi everyone,

I just recently purchased a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and am in love with it. The tires on it right now are studded winters, which are illegal to drive in my area outside of October-April.

That being said, I am considering getting either 245/65/17's (the OEM specification), and wondering if getting 245/70/17's would be better.

My plan is to get one of these tires and switch over my winter rims with the TPMS (as I've read, they are necessary to avoid beeps and lights from the inside).

Would really appreciate some insight, and whether the taller tires are a good option and wouldn't need any modification, as well as for daily use and some light offroading on stock height.

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-29-2016, 06:41 PM
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70 series tire's will make no noticeable difference other then bring the speedo closer to being accurate.

Just get a second set of rims off eBay/Craig's, the TPMS automatically learns the new sensors with no need for reprograming.

Note: the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System changed in 2008 from 315mhz to 433mhz so pre 2008 sensors won't work in a 2008.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-05-2016, 03:40 PM
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245/70 will fit, some even fit 245/75's

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post #4 of 4 Old 08-05-2016, 03:43 PM
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70 series tire's will make no noticeable difference other then bring the speedo closer to being accurate.

Just get a second set of rims off eBay/Craig's, the TPMS automatically learns the new sensors with no need for reprograming.

Note: the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System changed in 2008 from 315mhz to 433mhz so pre 2008 sensors won't work in a 2008.
ALso note that I have JK rims with TPMS which do not work with our system. Its not the end of the world. I just ignore the little warning light.

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