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Old 03-17-2011, 11:18 AM   #1
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Looking at putting Nitto Trail Grapplers on my 2011 sahara unlimited. Size is something of an issue. i do not have a lift, planning on one in the future. I do have Rockstar rims with some offset. My size choices are 275/70R18
285/65R18 - 295/70R18 or 35x12.50R18. I dont want to run into scrubbing issues. Which one would you go with? Thank you all for your help. I am trying to get them today as they are having a buy two get two deal going on.

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Old 03-17-2011, 11:45 AM   #2
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If you trim your finders or have flat stile finders you shuld be able to run 35's with no issues

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Old 03-17-2011, 12:51 PM   #3
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is the deal online? thats a great deal, if its online can you link that?
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:50 PM   #4
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is the deal online? thats a great deal, if its online can you link that?
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^ what he said! Buy 2 get 2?! Damn thats a helluva deal!
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Not online unfortunately, local tire dealer is running it. Ed-de - I have stock fenders, and I am afraid with the offset of my rims, running the 35's would really be an issue. Wish I had the money to lift it right now. Think I am going to go with the 275/70R18. All these numbers are so confusing!
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From everything i've read, you should be able to go with the 295's
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Old 03-17-2011, 08:01 PM   #7
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Really want the 295's! Going to talk to the manager tomorrow who has a 2011 Jeep just like mine, he told me on the phone he was running the 35's. I want to see that!
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:47 PM   #8
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Got the new tires today! Went with the 285/65R18. I love them, they are not that loud when driving. Yet you know you have some fierce rubber under you!
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Btw if you ever go bigger than a 33 with an auto u will have to regear or you will lose your over drive. I just down sized from a 35x12.50x18 to 33x10.50x18 because of it. You can run a 35 with 2.5 lift witch is what I have on my JK but there's is not much room for any flex so with that said to run 35s you need a 4" lift and 5:13 gears for an auto and 4:88 for manuals I did my research for best results and came up with that.
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I love mine! Good choice

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