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Old 11-06-2015, 04:29 PM
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Load Range Question

I recently bought some tires. To be more specific Micky Thompson Baja MTZ 33x12.50R15LT. I took them up to discount tire and they told me that I couldn't put them on a JK because the weight rating wasn't high enough. I thought that sounded a little crazy as I know I have and others have used a load range C tire on JKUs before.

So my question is, can I use a load range C tire with a max load range of 2206 pounds on a JKU? (I've attached a link below)

Mickey Thompson - 33x12.50R15LT, Baja MTZ Radial | 4WheelParts.com

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Well my first thought is what size are your rims or do you have 15" rims that will fit on your Jeep?

Not sure what year your JK is but mine (2009) came with a P-metric, load range B tire from the factory. The listed weight of a 2007-2011 Rubicon with Auto trans is 4,300 lbs.

Have you tried any other tire shops to see if they will install them?

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Hole in the wall shops will mount anything. Drive around till you find one and I'm sure you'll drive away with them mounted
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15" rims ? I don't think they'll clear your brakes.
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Yeah they rims clear with room to spare. I test fit them in my garage. I got them cheap from a friend.

I found a place that will do it but I'm more so just wondering if it is safe. I checked the stock 32's and they have a load range of 2500.
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That load range is PER TIRE.
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You're fine, do it!!
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Old 11-19-2015, 07:09 PM   #8
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Majority of passenger cars and light trucks come from factory with 4 ply rated tire( p series or "sl" standard load). .. The load range "c" is 6 ply. Idk where u went to.. But save urself the trouble next time!.. Only issue i would c. Would be the 15" wheel covering the caliper. Otherwise u r set
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My bet is Discount Tire only wants to mount tires... and wheels... they sell.

Strange thing about the internet.... it is hard to get them mounted on line.
Strange thing about retailers.... they want to get the money you saved.

But, yes, your Wrangler is built for C Rated Tires.
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My bet is Discount Tire only wants to mount tires... and wheels... they sell.

Strange thing about the internet.... it is hard to get them mounted on line.
Strange thing about retailers.... they want to get the money you saved.

But, yes, your Wrangler is built for C Rated Tires.
Iv worked @ goodyear for 11 yrs now.. Majority of tire sales online r drop shipped fr the warehouse.. Spend a little xtra. & shop local... Go to your local tire dealer & tell them wat u got priced online. & ser what he can do with the same tire installed.. Price should be much different

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