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Old 10-16-2016, 10:40 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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