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Old 06-17-2011, 11:54 PM
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

One thing to take into consideration.....you have a 3.7L engine. The wider the tire, the more friction, the more struggle.

One reason why I chose the tires I have is because they are Load C (lighter than most larger tires).

I'd probably go with 255/70 in an AT if you don't plan on lifting it.
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

So, is everybody in agreement that the 255/70's will work with no lift and no mods with my wheels?
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:58 AM
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

I just ordered the Dynapro RF10s in 255/70/17!!!! Now to play the waiting game. . . . .
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I just ordered the Dynapro RF10s in 255/70/17!!!! No to play the waiting game. . . . .
sweet. can't wait to see some finished pics!
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

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sweet. can't wait to see some finished pics!

I'm excited, I hope the tires will be big enough to make a difference. I'm sure going from a fortura to a Dynapro should at least make it look somewhat more aggressive.

Next, I guess I'll have to put a brush guard and some lights on her so she don't feel naked next to my 02.
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

Can't wait to see this completed! Subscribed to this! I'm looking to do the exact same thing! I was under the impression that the Mamba's would require spacers. Let me know if there are any problems!
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Can't wait to see this completed! Subscribed to this! I'm looking to do the exact same thing! I was under the impression that the Mamba's would require spacers. Let me know if there are any problems!

Cool!! Are you talking about spacers to clear the brakes?
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Cool!! Are you talking about spacers to clear the brakes?
Yea that's what I was understanding it as. However, when I was on the quadratec, I believe, they stated that the Mamba's can go on the 2005-2010 JGC. So I was a little confused. Then I saw your thread with it so I figured I'd see how it all went. When are you supposed to get your wheels? Where did you order them from?
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

I now for sure that the Moabs will clear the caliper on SOME 2005 but will hit it slightly on 2006 and up because of a change in design.

I don't know if the Mambas will do the same though. I wouldn't think so. I would try calling Quadratec and ask them. They are suppose to know the product they sell.
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

Moabs would not clear my calipers on my 05 when i had them on it. I had to use spacers up front. I dont know if there were different calipers used but they deff would not clear w/o hitting.

Sorry the pic is late but this was my wk with 265/65/17s.
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Ok. I'll edit my last post but I do know for sure that it will clear on some 05's. Posters have verified.
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Re: Black Mamba's vs. Black SRT-8's Questions-and Pic requests

mamba's don't have the same backspacing and offset as moabs, which is why they do not require spacers. moabs have a little lip on the back and that is what hits the caliper, i would guess that the mamba's don't have that. anyone that i've spoken to that have mamba's said they do not run any type of spacer. hopefully that clears some things up.
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