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255/70/17

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by loganlangley, May 7, 2013.

  1. May 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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    loganlangley

    loganlangley [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Anyone running this tire size(255/70/17)? Im debating these or the 265/70/17. I have billies and bachs in the front and 1.5 leafs in the back. Was wondering if the 255/70/17 would rub. Thanks for any info in advance.
     
  2. May 7, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    255/70/17 is almost 1" smaller in height than 265/70/17 and about 1/2" narrower

    They won't rub

    Are you sure you don't mean 255/75/17 ?
     
  3. May 7, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    loganlangley

    loganlangley [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i meant to type 255/75/17
     
  4. May 7, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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    Raz4back

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    Mine don't rub with just Billies set at 1.75. I had to remove the small flap at the front of the front fender well. My mudflaps were already off so I can't tell you if they would have rubbed them or not.
     
  5. May 7, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    OZ-T

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    They won't rub , they are essentially the same height as 265/70/17 but narrower

    Assuming you are on stock wheels
     
  6. May 7, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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    jshsltr

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    Im running Wrangler SR-A 255/75/17 with billies set at 1.75 and have had absolutely no rubbing.

    I am on FJ wheels. My sig pic is old....

    CAM00233.jpg
     
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