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Old 08-24-2010, 12:01 PM   #1
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Hello, I'm a new member here and I want to ask something , I have a Sahara with 16" rubicon rims, and I'm not intend to lift it, what you propose to put : 245/75/16 Goodyear or the new 255/85/16 bf goodrich , Will I have a problem with the bf goodrich ; I use my wrangler everyday and in winter I go off road. Btw nice to be here :-))

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That 255/85/16 is equivilent to a 33" tire which is too big of a tire for an unlifted Wrangler TJ. You really need a minimum of 3" of lift for 33" tires with 4" being recommended if you offroad much.

The 245/75/16 is equivilent to a 31" tire which is the biggest tire an unlifted Wrangler TJ can handle. You'd be fine with that size of tire.

Exactly what Goodyear and BFG tires are you asking about?

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Old 08-24-2010, 12:28 PM   #4
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Goodyear wrangler MT/R 245/75/16 is the first and the second is 255/85-16 BF GOODRICH Mud Terrain TA KM2, and I have POCKET STYLE FENDER FLARES
with 6" tire coverage .
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The Goodyear MT/R is, by far, the tougher tire of the two you ask about. However, due to the metric sizes you are asking about making the MT/R not available in the more appropriate C Load Range, it will ride more stiffly than the BFG MT KA KM2. If you wheel where there are sharp rocks etc., go with the MT/R for sure. But for most other forms of offroading, the BFG MT KM2 will be fine.
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My problem is the size, don't know if the bfgoodich will fit without problem ...
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My problem is the size, don't know if the bfgoodich will fit without problem ...
Post #2 above already confirmed the 255/85/16 size is too big. But you should be able get the BFG in a smaller size like the 245/75/16 that would fit.
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:57 PM   #8
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Yes you are right, I will go for the 245/75/16 bf goodrich , thnx for the advice, I will post a picture with my new tires !!! My Jenna in gonna be beautiful !!!

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