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Old 01-14-2012, 09:19 AM   #31
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295/70/16 hankooks mt.

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Old 01-15-2012, 03:49 PM   #32
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I put 265 Duratracs on my stock 16" rims, certainly improves the look and traction until a lift and bigger tires can be afforded. No pics yet.

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Old 01-15-2012, 08:30 PM   #33
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Finally got some pics. On a budget and these tires fill the wheel well really good.

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Old 05-25-2012, 12:27 AM   #34
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Finally got some pics. On a budget and these tires fill the wheel well really good.

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I'm looking into those tires (or the BFG KO) in that size on my stock steels and those look real SICK.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:04 AM   #35
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That's not even a 32" tire. Why bother?

If you are looking for a more aggressive 32" tire, the best thing to do would be to watch Craigslist for a set of Rubicon take off wheels/tires. They're metrically sized, but work out to about 32x10R17.

The bottom line is that there's not much you can do with the stock wheels in any of the sizes (16" Sport, 17" Rubicon/Sport upgrade, or 18" Sahara) because of the high backspacing. You need to add wheel spacers to really open up the possibility of bigger sizes. But even then, once you go above 33" (just 1" more than the stock Rubi tires) you really need to start looking for a lift or new/cut fender flares.
Here's a new thought: 255/80/17.

Read it up. Lots of benefits.

Cookie cutters, they say to this 33" set.

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Subscribed! I'm looking to do the same thing..
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:15 AM   #37
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I have a set of five 16" wheels from a '12 JK, mint condition in MA for $100 or BO if anyone needs a set.
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:03 PM   #38
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Hi guys, new here. I got my '12 JK about a month ago and I replaced the wheels and tires 2 days later. here's some pics... tires are 245/70/16 and the rims are Level 8 Strike 5... let me know what you guys think
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:17 AM   #39
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Finally got some pics. On a budget and these tires fill the wheel well really good.

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Really likes you tire, they looks great! I'm thinking about doing the same upgrade on my JK since I'm in a short budget. Could you share the kind and size of the tire you have there? And I'm also wondering if there's any tire rubbing, and if you need to readjust the speedometer after installation since the diameter of the whole wheel has changed? Thanks!
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Really likes you tire, they looks great! I'm thinking about doing the same upgrade on my JK since I'm in a short budget. Could you share the kind and size of the tire you have there? And I'm also wondering if there's any tire rubbing, and if you need to readjust the speedometer after installation since the diameter of the whole wheel has changed? Thanks!
The post is 2.5 years old, but the answer to your question is at the bottom of his post.

There would be no rubbing at that tire size, it is shorter in height then the stock Rubi tires and the width is only .4" wider then a 255 and has been put on the 10A Rubi by Jeep so no rubbing anywhere on stock rims.

Yes you would need to adjust the speedo if your going from the base 29" tire to an almost 32" tire. Your calibration will be way off. You could get a Procal to adjust that issue, it's also great for many more adjustments.
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The post is 2.5 years old, but the answer to your question is at the bottom of his post.

There would be no rubbing at that tire size, it is shorter in height then the stock Rubi tires and the width is only .4" wider then a 255 and has been put on the 10A Rubi by Jeep so no rubbing anywhere on stock rims.

Yes you would need to adjust the speedo if your going from the base 29" tire to an almost 32" tire. Your calibration will be way off. You could get a Procal to adjust that issue, it's also great for many more adjustments.
Wow, thanks for reply me so fast! Thank you it was really helpful. By the way, what brand would you recommend for the procal? Would you recommend AEV's Procal? Thanks a lot!
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That's not even a 32" tire. Why bother?
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Because the stock base JK Sport has 29" pizza cutters on it. The S model has 32" puzza cutters that sit inside the flares. 32" with a wider tire is a major upgrade over 29" that doesn't require regearing. That's as far as a lot of people will ever get. Probably, myself included, but I'm fortunate enough to already have 3.73:1 gearing. To be honest the 29's at 3.73:1 run out of gear at about 60-65 MPH. I think the 31-32" tire will be about right for the gearing.
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MTH wrote that 6.5 years ago, and hasn't logged in here for over 2 years
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265/75/16 DuraTracs



Really happy with this combo. Only issue is the spare tire seems a bit tight on the stock bump stops. Anybody have this issue? Or is it just best to leave it be?
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Really happy with this combo. Only issue is the spare tire seems a bit tight on the stock bump stops. Anybody have this issue? Or is it just best to leave it be?
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