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Old 02-25-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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Largest tire width on stock 16 Steels?

Hey was just wondering what the largest width tire i can go for on a stock 16" steel factory jeep wheel that came with my 11 Wrangler sport.

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Old 02-25-2012, 08:49 PM   #2
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265/75/16 if you don't want to do anything. If you want to add spacers OR a washer to your steering stop you can have 285/75/16

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Im new to this... Can you link me to the spacers and other options to go for the 285?

And just to reiterate, i would like to try to use my 16" stock wheels with a 285/75/16 Duratrack tire.

Worst case im ok going with the reg. 225 etc
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:29 PM   #4
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The 16" wheel is 7" wide. The 285 is 11" wide. Should fit ok considering many folks run 315s (12.5" wide) on stock 17s, which are 7.5" wide. Like jk said, you would most likely need wheel spacers. And, if you offroad and get into some semi-flexy situations, you will probably get some fender rubbing.

Anyhow, the spacers you need to look for would be something like these from Spidertrax.
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