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Tyre size options ?

My 2004 GC is running 235/65 R17 tyres which I assume is the standard size for this Overland model.
Im looking to get some A/T's soon. People often talk of the BF Goodrich being good, but not availible in 17 inch I think ?

The other option is General Grabber A/T's which are availible in my size over here in the UK.
But I was just wondering if I can get a bigger tyre on that 17 inch rim ?
To my untrained eye the standard ride height and clearence around the wheels seems big enough

Any suggestions ?
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Re: Tyre size options ?

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My 2004 GC is running 235/65 R17 tyres which I assume is the standard size for this Overland model.
Im looking to get some A/T's soon. People often talk of the BF Goodrich being good, but not availible in 17 inch I think ?

The other option is General Grabber A/T's which are availible in my size over here in the UK.
But I was just wondering if I can get a bigger tyre on that 17 inch rim ?
To my untrained eye the standard ride height and clearence around the wheels seems big enough

Any suggestions ?
You could run a 235/70/17 or maybe a 245/70/17 with some minor trimming of the bumper. Might give you more tire options.
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Old 11-13-2011, 08:51 PM
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I needed no trimming of my bumper to fit 245/70/17 Bridgestone deuler a/t revo 2. I'm not a big fan
Of the tires but the size is ok.
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I needed no trimming of my bumper to fit 245/70/17 Bridgestone deuler a/t revo 2. I'm not a big fan
Of the tires but the size is ok.
Oh ok just thinking of the worse case scenario.
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Re: Tyre size options ?

It all depends. I have 245/65/17's with Destination A/T's and I had to trim my bumper.
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It all depends. I have 245/65/17's with Destination A/T's and I had to trim my bumper.
Weird, a 245/65/17 is quite a bit smaller than a 245/70/17.
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Weird, a 245/65/17 is quite a bit smaller than a 245/70/17.

Yeah I feel like I was the only one that had to trim when I put my 275/45/20's on also with the limited bumper. I wonder if my front springs are starting to sag. That's the only thing I can think of.
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Re: Tyre size options ?

I believe mine also has the up country suspension which sits slightly taller. This could make the difference if you don't have up country.
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Re: Tyre size options ?

245/65/17 Will fit with no rub at all, if you aint sagging alot.
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Re: Tyre size options ?

I have a 2" coil spacer lift and am running 255/75/17's. They don't rub at all.
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