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Old 11-18-2011, 03:56 PM   #1
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Snow tires for 05 Unlimited


I am a first time jeep owner and recently purchased a 05 wrangler unlimited. I have a set of winterforce snow tires I used for my old xterra. Would you recommend I use the snow tires or will the bf goodrich all terrain tires be suffice? The winterforce tires are also size P265/70R16 and the bf tires are 50R15. Would they even fit?


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Old 11-18-2011, 03:59 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Nathanm01 View Post
size P265/70R16 and the bf tires are 50R15. Would they even fit?
a 16" tire isn't going to fit on a 15" wheel.

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Old 11-18-2011, 04:10 PM   #3
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I run BFG ATs all year and they are fine in snow
Retired my 94 YJ 4cyl 5spd @ 200K
Now in a 04 TJ 4cyl 5spd CV @120K+
Both as a commuter vehicle in NW, NJ
April 2012.downsized and now a 99er.
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Old 11-18-2011, 05:11 PM   #4
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I used to run BFG A/T's on my S-10 but I paid extra to have them sipped. I think it makes a world of difference compared to non-sipped. That's why winter tires do so well. Stick with the BFG's. Like Unlimited said above they won't fit.
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Old 11-18-2011, 07:15 PM   #6
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My Jeep has BFG AT's. We got a lot of snow here last year. One storm we got a couple feet of snow and the plows didn't make it to a lot of the road. I was out in the Jeep and didn't come close to getting stuck.

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Old 11-18-2011, 07:28 PM   #7
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I ran those on my suburban and it was unstoppable.

Ice? Now that's different.
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Old 03-03-2012, 12:33 PM   #8
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Great, thanks all!

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