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Old 10-16-2016, 09:40 AM
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Re: What tires really fit?

Yeah, the 255/70/18 I have on mine are probably the biggest diameter (32.1") you can fit, and still use all the settings of the air suspension without rubbing. In Park Mode it's very close, but there's no contact. I suspect Aero Mode will be pretty close too since it's about half way between Normal and Park. I think if you went any larger, you'd likely have potential rub when going over bumps/holes in Aero Mode.
You could probably go wider in the same diameter, with something like a 275/65/18 or some other combo, but I'm not sure. Someone may be a little more help, but I just wanted to point out that with the same suspension you have, on Jeep 18's (from a Wrangler), it's very close with my tires that are 1/2" smaller and a little over an inch narrower. I suspect the extra width and diameter of the tire you're considering may be too much.

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Re: What tires really fit?

Thanks for the replies - what if I dropped to a 285 60r18 - this would be a diameter of about 31.4" - would this fit w/o the rubbing?
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Re: WK2 Tires - Compilation of owners experiences

Yes. I run a 275/55/20 which is 31.9 and I have no issues.


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Re: What tires really fit?

1" worked fine with my stock 20s and 1.25 worked out back. it made the tires look real even front to back. Depending on wheels 1" spacer may not work because the factory studs are too long. You could cut them. if you look on the back side of your wheels you probably will find a small pocket that allows the factory studs to clear. i again have a rro leveling kit and a .5 rear spacer. my tires are 275 60 r20 i had a slight rub in the back when i towed my 6k lbs camper loaded with my familys crap. Even though it was only when i hit a big bump at 70 mph. i no longer have issues with the rear spacer.
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275 60 r 20 2014 limited stock 20s. 1.25 spacers on the back 1" spacers on front. Have zero rubbing with rro leveling kit and .5" spacer in back. Next tire will be 295 55 r 20
Have you gone to 295 55 r20 yet? Why are you changing? That doesn't appear any taller than what you have - just wider. Will you have to lift more? Will you have to trim?
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Re: WK2 Tires - Compilation of owners experiences

To be clear. You are running 275/60/20 a 33" tire?
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Have you gone to 295 55 r20 yet? Why are you changing? That doesn't appear any taller than what you have - just wider. Will you have to lift more? Will you have to trim?
I suspect they're keeping the diameter the same so they can fit them. They have got to be very close now, so going even wider is probably going to take up any extra room there may have been. I doubt there's room to go taller too.
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Yes I run 275 60 r 20 with 1in spacers up front 1.25 rear. I have a rro leveling kit and jk .5 spring spacer in rear. No rubbing no trimming.

I think it would look better slightly shorter tire and wider. My next tires will either be 285 55 r20 or 295 55 r20
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Re: WK2 Tires - Compilation of owners experiences

Just another pic of JK Sahara wheels. I had to trim the caliper bracket a few mm to get them to fit on my 14 Laredo.

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Re: What tires really fit?

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Yes I run 275 60 r 20 with 1in spacers up front 1.25 rear. I have a rro leveling kit and jk .5 spring spacer in rear. No rubbing no trimming.

I think it would look better slightly shorter tire and wider. My next tires will either be 285 55 r20 or 295 55 r20

Cool. I have the same setup - 1.25" spacers all around, same leveling and jk rear spring setup on 2017 75th anniversary Limited, no QL. Trying the 295/55r20 ridge grapplers next week. Hoping they fit but if not, probably go down to 285/55r20 in terra grappler or BFG KO2. Trying to avoid trimming in either case but not ruling it out if I like the look enough. Will post results and pic.


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Re: What tires really fit?

265/65r18 Nitto Terra Grappler G2 on stock 18x8 wheels. This tire size is perfect in my opinion.

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Yes I run 275 60 r 20 with 1in spacers up front 1.25 rear. I have a rro leveling kit and jk .5 spring spacer in rear. No rubbing no trimming.

I think it would look better slightly shorter tire and wider. My next tires will either be 285 55 r20 or 295 55 r20
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