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My 255/85/16 Cooper ST on 4.5 bs

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 08pretaco, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco [OP] Almost there

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  2. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    looks good....skinny tires would help in certain situations i imagine
     
  3. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    Looks fuggin sic Oli! Gongrats bro!
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    08pretaco [OP] Almost there

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    Thanks! When I picked the truck up yesterday I was like F*** what did I do!

    After looking at the tires more and driving it and such, I am still on the fence on keeping them, but they are starting to grow on me..
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    Hunter'06FLKY

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    i was the same way when i got my 235/85/16's. They'll grow on you.

    are you planning on regearing?
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Yoytoda

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    i think it looks awesome. If you dont like, you can sell to me lol
     
  7. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    cmack

    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    I'm on the fence about them as well :laugh:

    Those last two pics look sexy!!! :D
     
  8. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    OZ-T

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

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    Wow , looks cool dude .

    Your 3rd pic makes me think that the tire is destined to hit the fender under any flex though . Have you tried flexing it yet ?
     
  9. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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    Nice!!
     
  10. Sep 12, 2010 at 11:05 AM
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    I read over and over again the website where the 1st gen runs the BFG and a lot of reviews by others and finally got the balls to get them lol

    I do plan on regearing. unfortunately I wont have the funds until December which is fine because I cannot decide between 4.56 or 4.88..

    I personally have not flexed them. I asked the alignment shop I went to flexed to make sure they will not rub the frame. They checked and said it was close but I should be ok. I will have to trim that plastic crap off the front which is fine with me because after wheeling on time I broke the clips and the right side is just dangling there now.
     
  11. Sep 12, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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    Why re-gear? Do you tow?
     
  12. Sep 12, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    I need to re-gear because I have NO, I mean NO low end at all!
     
  13. Sep 12, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    I still have plenty even up here at around 6,000 feet. What size did you have before?
     
  14. Sep 12, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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    The OP has a 2.7 .
     
  15. Sep 12, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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    What he said below :)

     
  16. Sep 12, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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    :) Yea there a lil narrow for sure oli but I think there great for your truck! I'd keep em but after seeing this I'm definitely gonna get 285s...or 295s....that tubed bumper I'm getting will free up some room so I might do 295/75/16s :notsure:
     
  17. Sep 12, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    now it all makes sense.
     
  18. Sep 12, 2010 at 1:11 PM
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    I thought about the 295/75/16 but way to wide for my little 4 banger :( I might buy a used set a set them on another set of wheels
     
  19. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    There ya go ;)
     
  20. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    Matic

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    looks badass I think. I'm a big fan of the old military tires and I think it looks great!!
    Do you think my stock 4:56 gears will move them ok?
     
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