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Ok I need to make my mind up. Looking at duratracs in standard load 275/65/18 or LT295/65/18. Love the look of the bigger ones but I'm not lifting it and have 3.21s. Thoughts? Thanks, I really need some advice
 

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Can't help on size but just keep in mind you are going to need wheel spacers if running stock rims for the 295, not sure about the 275
 

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Not going stock. Xd's with 0 offset
 

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Ok I need to make my mind up. Looking at duratracs in standard load 275/65/18 or LT295/65/18. Love the look of the bigger ones but I'm not lifting it and have 3.21s. Thoughts? Thanks, I really need some advice
The 275's do fit, the 295's need spacers. You can go up to the 275/70-18's and get the height without needing spacers. You might want to consider a 1" puck on the front for leveling and a little more clearance.

If you do a search on that tire size, you can find some pictures.
 

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295s too big for 3.21gears? Will E load be a big deal?
 

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Most hate 3.21s stock so will they work with 3.21s? Yes. Will they be ideal? No. E ranges will be stiffer. They will also be heavier which will also work against your current gearing. Aside from the above recommendations of minor suspension work I would try to avoid E range tires if possible. Nothing to be gained only lost from the sounds of your set up.
 

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E load not an issue. 295s will probably touch bump stop on full turn, maybe not. I kept stock OEM 18" & 275/65R18 was as large as would fit...AND adjust the bump stop, so lose a few degrees of turn radius.
 

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I run the 295s with the xd addicts (4.5bs) with no lift and I love them. I had to trim a little so I didn't rub.

I've ran them this way for a few months through NYCs winter and had no issues. Will be adding a 2.5" lift shortly as well -- just got it delivered today.
 

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Any thoughts on the 265/70-18? That is the size I am eyeing eventually.
 

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I really like the added width of the 295 over the 275 and 265. I'm just nervous about potential sluggishness
 

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I'm running 275's without a lift, and they seem plenty wide. I'm on rims with 4.5bs, and haven't had any issues with rub. Tires stick out beyond the finders a good 1.5 inches if not a little more.
 

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Slim and xmatt, would love some pics
 

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Here is the only one I have on my phone -- I will take some others in a day or so once I get the lift on. Also have some others in my profile. Let me know if you have any specific questions -- more than glad to help.



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Can I get a little clarification, will the 275/65/18 work fine with the stock rims? Do I need to adjust any bump stops or trim anything to prevent rubbing?
 

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Pulled the trigger and ordered the 295s and wheels with 0 offset��. Local discount tire said we would get it to work. I don't have time to get installed until the 21st!!! Now that waiting game like a kid and Christmas

Tailgate gonna have any issues with that spare ? Don't feel like a bumper yet
 

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Not sure on the width of the wheels you got, but an 8.5 and 0 offset is 4.8 back spacing and will be just fine for 295's.
 

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Couldn't take the wait and got the install bumped up to Saturday:iamhappy:
 

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Can I get a little clarification, will the 275/65/18 work fine with the stock rims? Do I need to adjust any bump stops or trim anything to prevent rubbing?
Most clear that size without rubbing, but every Jeep is a little different.
 

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My 295/65/18 duratracs on xd addicts
Will post in multiple postings since I can only post 1 image per mobile post

Rear view:


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