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Old 04-18-2013, 12:32 PM   #1
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Which New Tires?

Looking at the bf Goodrich mud terrain tires I got stock 16" rubicon rims with 1.5" spacers which tire should I go with?

285/75r16
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305/70r16

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Actually thinking about 315/70r16

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Old 04-18-2013, 02:50 PM   #3
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What's your rim width? I would think you would want an 8" width for either the 305's or the 315's.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:39 PM   #4
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I just bought a set of the wrangler mtr's, I'm not disappointed at all so far. Good luck.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:46 PM   #5
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Either will fit on your moabs. You have to decide which tire is best suited to your driving needs and axle setup.
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:42 PM   #6
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Well axels are Dana 44s and its a rubicon so the better transmission and also I like to use around town and out on the trail.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:40 PM   #7
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I ran 285s on my old Rubicon and it did fine. I doubt you'll notice a substantial difference onroad between 285s and 305s.
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Why are you running spacers with factory rims, clearance, looks?
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #9
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Why are you running spacers with factory rims, clearance, looks?
That's why I ran spacers with my stock wheels. I'm not sure why anyone would run spacers with non-stock wheels.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:57 PM   #10
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That's why I ran spacers with my stock wheels. I'm not sure why anyone would run spacers with non-stock wheels.
You could argue more stability because of the wider stance
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Wrangler MTR, I have them and they preform very good!
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:17 PM   #12
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I could have kept the stock rims. But I went with some pro comp alloys. 17". And pro comp all terrains. However I prefer the bfg ta ko
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Mickey THompson MTZ! Awesome tire...
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That's why I ran spacers with my stock wheels. I'm not sure why anyone would run spacers with non-stock wheels.
Oh. I'm not running spacers.

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