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Old 11-26-2013, 08:02 AM   #1
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First of all I wanted to say Hi. This is a great site. I have been doing a lot of reading and it has really helped in my decision to get the JKUR. Picking her up tonight cant wait.

I know this has been beaten to death and I have searched alot. But still not quite sure.

I am looking to change the rubber to the goodyear silent armor on my new 2014 Black JKUR.

I do alot of highway driving but still want to be able to go offroad a bit. These seem like the best tire for me. I want to do this as soon as I pick it up to be able to sell the stock rubber for a good price. However I want to get the rugged ridge 17 x 9 satin black rim just not yet. I need to sell the rims off my old car and clear my garage before I get the new wheels.

I would like to go a little bit bigger than stock if possible.

So I have 2 questions.

Will the stock size tire 255/75/17 fit on the rugged ridge 17 x 9 rim and not look to small?

If not will the 285/70/17 be ok on the stock rubi rim.

I read that on the sticky it should fit but MAY have some issues. Just wondering if anyone has some real world experience.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:07 AM   #2

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every body has different tastes but stock tires on 17x9 rims looks funny. yes you can run 285/79-17 on stock rims. I am.

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Old 11-26-2013, 08:25 AM   #3
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great thanks for the reply.

I love your setup very nicely done.

Do you think the 285"s would be big enough for the 17x9.
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