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Jordan's Jeep 02-20-2011 02:27 PM

Tires?
 
Im getting an OME HD lift this summer but need to find the right tires. Bfg All terrains are in the lead right now maybe goodyear wrangler a/t. What size looks the best 265 or 285? im keeping the stock 17's and painting them black

lll2for3lll 02-20-2011 03:17 PM

Re: Tires?
 
I'd stick with 265.

lll2for3lll 02-20-2011 03:18 PM

Re: Tires?
 
I'm in Augusta right now. How far away are you?

Edit: Never mind. I found out. There are a lot of lifted WK's over there. There are none over here.

Jordan's Jeep 02-20-2011 04:14 PM

Re: Tires?
 
yeah the 265s look good and I think that i wouldnt have to do any fender mods.

NHWK05 02-21-2011 07:11 PM

Re: Tires?
 
265/70/17s

Jordan's Jeep 02-21-2011 09:12 PM

Re: Tires?
 
do you know of any all terrain tire that has an aggressive side wall? besides bfg and goodyear wrangler. i love the nitto terra grapplers but i have mixed feelings about the sidewall.

lll2for3lll 02-21-2011 09:49 PM

Re: Tires?
 
I got mine off the UPS truck today.

BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM1 255/75/17 looks perfect.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5174/...f5839b08_b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5293/...8aaf7829_b.jpg

NHWK05 02-22-2011 07:03 AM

Re: Tires?
 
Hancook dynapro atm have a nice beefy look to them.

52233 02-22-2011 10:41 AM

Re: Tires?
 
go with the 265, you will never get a 285 to fit wear your spare is located. As it turns out, I bought a well used 265 and it fit with no trimming of bolts or hitch.

TJXJWJ 02-22-2011 10:45 AM

Re: Tires?
 
I've had the Nitto Terra's and the BFG A/T's. If I had to pick one for all around best tire, it would be the BFG. Goodyears have always seemed to wear quickly compared to BFG too. At least in my experience.

Nittos were a very close 2nd to the BFG's. They just wore a little faster.

Totty 02-22-2011 05:35 PM

Re: Tires?
 
I am getting ready to lower my jeep and do an SRT8 conversion. I have a set of 265/70/17 GY Duratrac's on Moab Rims I wll sale the entire package for $1200 if you are interested. The tires only have 2500 miles on them. No wheeling trips at all. That is why I am selling them. I just don't have time to hit the trails. I would rather try the SRT style for a little while.

Let me know. Oh, and I have an extra Moab that I will throw in if you want it. I bought it for a spare and never bought a tire for it.

The tires and rims are in my sig.

NHWK05 02-22-2011 08:04 PM

Re: Tires?
 
I will give a big X2 on the GY Duratracs. They are not a mud tire but considered a very aggressive AT tire and are supposed to be much quieter/comfortable then you think.


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