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Old 03-31-2014, 07:54 PM   #1
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Suggestions? I bought the wrong width tires!!

I bought some 18x9 Fuel Pump Black +1 offset wheels and 275/65-18 Toyo Open Country ATII....the tire looks way too skinny for the rim!! :-( I got them at Discount Tire, so I'm pretty sure I can take them back. Will a 285/65-18 look right on a 9" wheel or should I go with 325/60-18? I do have a TF leveling kit on the way. Here's a couple pics:
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Old 03-31-2014, 08:30 PM   #2
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What wrong with them I was looking to get the fuel hostage 18x9 I have 275/70/18 2.5 rc lift do they stick out much

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Old 03-31-2014, 08:35 PM   #3
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:00 AM   #4
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They do stick out a little. The problem is the tire has too much sidewall bulge and looks like a car tire. I found out that Toyo has some of these tires that are labeled XT or Extreme terrain. They have a deeper tread and a more aggressive sidewall. That's what I thought I was getting. I have ordered LT 285/65R18 to replace these. I hope I like em!
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:57 PM   #5
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Muuuch better!!!
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Old 04-03-2014, 04:07 AM   #6
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Those wheels are 1/2" wider than the manufacturer recommended rim width range.

Try some 8" wide rims.
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Old 04-03-2014, 10:29 AM   #7
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I like the new ones. Fuel doesn't make that wheel In 8". Would be nice though.
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The LT275/65-18 is listed for 7.5" to 9" wheels so there is no issue there. In fact, the P275/65-18 is rated for 7.5" to 9.5" wheels. I agree the second pairing does look like a better fit. I may use that tire also, but will find an 8.5 wheel for just a little different look.
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So far, I'm loving these tires!
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:18 AM   #10
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So far, I'm loving these tires!
Which Toyo's are those, they look really nice? Do they ride smooth and quit on the street?
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Which Toyo's are those, they look really nice? Do they ride smooth and quit on the street?
They are the Open Country ATII Exteremes
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Old 05-16-2014, 12:12 PM   #12
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They're a 10ply tire so they're a little hard for the weight of the Jeep (IMO) but other than that I love the way they ride!

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