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Which side rail / rock rails are those? Whole rig looks sweet, well done!
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

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Which side rail / rock rails are those? Whole rig looks sweet, well done!
Thanks man. They are Mopar Rock Rails, I got them from Just For Jeeps. Here is a link to them.

http://www.justforjeeps.com/rockrails3.html
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

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Thanks. I'll be heading out to Ocotillo Wells soon, I'll try to snap some pics there.
Did you experience any rub while off-roading? Any signs on the tire sidewalls (on the inside specifically) that they made contact with anything?
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

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Did you experience any rub while off-roading? Any signs on the tire sidewalls (on the inside specifically) that they made contact with anything?
Nothing so far!
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

Are they still selling those wheels at the mopar webpage or did you buy them somewhere else cheaper?
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

just ordered the 18' mopar black wheels.

Just so you guys know i might sell the stock 20' wheels with the nitto terra graplers or the original tires with less than 500 miles on them.
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

I pulled the trigger last week on a set of Duratracs. The GC looks fantastic with these tires. The guys at my Discount Tire gave me the typical "Not responsible for interference caused damage because our fitment tool says these might not work" speech. Thanks to Wahoo for trying it first. A couple guys at the shop commented, "Now it looks like a Jeep!", on my way out.

It is pretty snug in "Park" on the QL, but I got under the truck, and everything clears even at full lock, just as others have stated. Slogging through mud or a lot of snow packed in the wheel wells will probably get tight, but you'd have the same problem with stockers.

I'm going to try a 255/70-18 BFG Rugged Terrain on the spare. From my calculations, it should fit and allow the floor to close (probably without bins). It matches the 275/65-18 to within .01" in diameter, same as the relationship of the stock tires and stock spare. For those wanting a full-size spare (+cheaper) with the Duratracs I'll post my findings once I get it mounted this weekend.
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I pulled the trigger last week on a set of Duratracs. The GC looks fantastic with these tires. The guys at my Discount Tire gave me the typical "Not responsible for interference caused damage because our fitment tool says these might not work" speech. Thanks to Wahoo for trying it first. A couple guys at the shop commented, "Now it looks like a Jeep!", on my way out.

It is pretty snug in "Park" on the QL, but I got under the truck, and everything clears even at full lock, just as others have stated. Slogging through mud or a lot of snow packed in the wheel wells will probably get tight, but you'd have the same problem with stockers.

I'm going to try a 255/70-18 BFG Rugged Terrain on the spare. From my calculations, it should fit and allow the floor to close (probably without bins). It matches the 275/65-18 to within .01" in diameter, same as the relationship of the stock tires and stock spare. For those wanting a full-size spare (+cheaper) with the Duratracs I'll post my findings once I get it mounted this weekend.
No problem, I'm glad you like them as much as I do. I got the same speech when they installed mine. Its been about a year and still no rubbing issues. I have put about 10k on them and they have no wear issues either.
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

The BFG Rugged Terrain T/A P255/70R18 fits in the spare and matches the Duratrac's diameter within .01" if anyone is interested. Just swapped out my spare on Friday and was able to get my compressor and recovery equipment back in around the tire, sans bins however.

Full size spare with a floor that closes for the win!
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

Anyone running these on their WK2 have any further comments to road noise and on road performance? Is it bad enough to not consider these for a daily driver in your opinion?

I've read through tons n tons of reviews on these, but it's hard to always pin down why people do or don't like them/problems they've experienced, based on what truck they have and exactly which tire spec they are using...

Ultimately for me, it's between the Duratracs and probably the Toyo Open Country AT2's, but the look and harsh condition performance of these keep bringing me back. They also look very nice on the WK2's. And as much as I'd like to be off road all the time, I'll probably only spend about 10% of the time there, as this is my daily driver. It seems like I can't go wrong with the Toyo AT2's really, but they don't have the same look that I love about the more aggressive Duratracs...
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Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

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Anyone running these on their WK2 have any further comments to road noise and on road performance? Is it bad enough to not consider these for a daily driver in your opinion?

I've read through tons n tons of reviews on these, but it's hard to always pin down why people do or don't like them/problems they've experienced, based on what truck they have and exactly which tire spec they are using...

Ultimately for me, it's between the Duratracs and probably the Toyo Open Country AT2's, but the look and harsh condition performance of these keep bringing me back. They also look very nice on the WK2's. And as much as I'd like to be off road all the time, I'll probably only spend about 10% of the time there, as this is my daily driver. It seems like I can't go wrong with the Toyo AT2's really, but they don't have the same look that I love about the more aggressive Duratracs...
Mileage may suffer as much as 2-3 mpg (at least it does in my 5.7 V8), and yes, road noise is higher than all-seasons for sure, but it's not overwhelming by any means. The GC is fairly quiet to begin with, and I have to say that with these tires my cabin is quieter than my Subie Outback was at highway speeds with stock tires.

I run these in the winter as well and had very good performance. I had a couple instances of driving up to the mountains in heavy snow (Colorado) last winter where I was easily getting traction to climb the bigger hills on I-70 after stopping whereas other 4WD and AWD vehicles were struggling.

I still keep my stock tires around in case I'm going on a longer summer road trip sans 4-wheeling.
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