Just curious what they would look like on a WJ with 4 inch lift they are 32 inches tall x 9.5 wide never seen anyone running them looking to buy a set of the new BFG km2's didnt want them to look gay
anyone have any pics?
thats pretty narrow... plus wider looks better imho
yeah those are going to be too narrow for most wheeling purposes... best size for that lift without fender trimming is 265/70/17 or similar size if you have 16" rims
Yeah thats what I was worried about more was the width. The other size option i had was 265/75/16 which is a 31 x 10.50 I really wanted a 32 inch tire with minor trimming. Should just man up and run the 33's and trim the shit out of it, but the jeep is in to good of shape to do that just yet
265/75/16 is a 32" 285/75/16 and 305/70/16 are 33's i think this link has a conversion table http://www.procomptires.com/truck-je...omp-tires.aspx
the difference of tire height is astonishing- a 33 inch tire from one manufacturer(or even a different tire from the same manufacturer) can be a lot different- I wouldn't trust conversion tables as a science when it comes to tire height, I've seen 35's that measure to be 33.5, and 42's that measure at 39.
What gears are you running? 33's on 3.73 is do-able, but I'd rather step down to at least 4.10's, probably 4.56. Is your 03' WJ a 4.0L or 4.7L?
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It is better to run a narrow taller tire than a shorter wide tire.
For one you get better ground clearance. And second you will have a larger contact patch when aired down. It may not be as aesthetically pleasing to run a taller narrow tire but they do have advantages.
rtrucks u should throw a build thread up on the trimming u guys did on ur zj cause ur right it looks great. actually just do a whole build thread haha
BFGoodrich has em listed 265X75R16E (31.5X10.5)BFKM2 $201.56
Thats on ntwonline.com
Yea there are deff pros n cons to taller/wider/skinnier tires.
thanks i've been on here awhile just never posted i had my zj for 3 weeks then sold and built up a bronco ii and now its sold and time to beat up the wj a lil
all the camel trophy trucks had skinny as hell little michelin xl's that went through everything.
and like Varkyl said, you can air down and give a skinny tire a fatter footprint, but you cant air up a fat tire and make it skinnier
Forgot to add it 's a 4.0
My brother runs 235/85/16's on his ZJ with 3.5" Teraflex springs. They do look a little narrow, but tuck nicely with no fender trimming. They do give slightly better gas mileage #'s due to less rubber on the road, and the height gained was a better option for him than a 31x10.50 tire that still grabbed his fenders (did not want to trim). The only downfalls of this tire that I can see are: typically a heavy, 10 ply tire that won't flex as much in the sidewall as a 6-8 ply LT tire (this size is typical on 3/4 ton trucks), and the aesthetics: they do look a little narrow. They also tend to be cheaper than a comparable 31x10.50 or 265/75/16.
Some pics of said ZJ can be seen here: http://mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14307
aren't 235/85r16's usually an E load range? wouldn't they kinda ride like crap due to the sidewalls being so thick? we have a JK come in the shop alot that has some E load Toyo A/T's in a 305/75R17 or something with a cheapo spacer lift, and it rides like shit... thought it had more to do with the spacers and cheap shocks, but it rides like a tank, and I'd be willing to bet the tires have alot to do with it...
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