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Old 12-09-2013, 06:44 PM   #1
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Max Tire Size on '03 Rubicon

What is the max tire size I can put on a factory 2003 Rubicon? What if I install Bushwacker FLAT fender flares? I want to install 265/75/16 = 31.6"x 10.4" on the factory wheels. Would this fit? This would be an increase from the stock 245/75/16 = 30.5"x 9". I can't do any suspension lift. Thanks for any help.

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Old 12-09-2013, 07:13 PM   #2
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what about a body lift?

i'd still think you'd be ok with the 265/75r16s, but you may need to add a washer or two to your steering stops so you dont rub at full lock

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Old 12-09-2013, 08:49 PM   #3
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I think they will rub without different flares. Here is mine just 1 month old with the stock tires, suspension, etc.

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Old 12-09-2013, 09:21 PM   #4
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Or you could do an inexpensive BB. I have 1.5'' teraflex spacers, and am running those same tires. I have an '03 rubi. Here is a link: Teraflex 1.5in. Budget Boost Lift Kit, No Shocks 1341200 (97-06 Wrangler TJ) - Free Shipping 1341200 - Free Shipping over $75!
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Old 12-09-2013, 10:46 PM   #5
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I have that setup with the cheap parts store wheel spacers I rub at full lock but haven't rubbed my fender flares I have a 03 rubicon
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Old 12-10-2013, 11:15 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone

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