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Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

Well, it took a month before we started modding my wife's new Grand.

Takeoffs from a Rubicon -- Moab wheels with 255/75/17's.

No spacers and no scrubbing on level ground. Time will tell if/where they rub when the suspension flexes.

I like it... a lot.





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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

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Well, it took a month before we started modding my wife's new Grand.

Takeoffs from a Rubicon -- Moab wheels with 255/75/17's.

No spacers and no scrubbing on level ground. Time will tell if/where they rub when the suspension flexes.

I like it... a lot.





Looks good I like the way the wheel fills the wheels well. Congrats!!
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:14 AM
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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

Looks very good! Any struggles deciding to keep the white sides in or out??

Oh, You ought to get that bumper checked out though!
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Looks good I like the way the wheel fills the wheels well. Congrats!!
Thanks!

It really looks like that is the way it should have come from the factory.
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Looks very good! Any struggles deciding to keep the white sides in or out??

Oh, You ought to get that bumper checked out though!
No struggles on the white letters... that's the way my wife wanted them

Custom bumper
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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

The Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armors look great too. The tire that should come on the GC (or at least be an option).
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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

When these wear out, I'll likely put a set of BFG All Terrains on. The set on our '04 have been great.
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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

Do you feel any difference when accelerating? How much is the MPG drop? Thx.
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Is your jeep a v6?
Laredo E (3.6)

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Do you feel any difference when accelerating? How much is the MPG drop? Thx.
The tires are about 5.5% larger (30.4" vs 32.1") so there is a little loss in gearing, but hardly noticeable. In a gearing comparison (axle ratio), it would be like swapping out the 3.06's for 2.90's... not too much of a difference.

I haven't checked the mileage yet, but am guessing that it will drop by a couple percent around town. I don't think the highway mileage will suffer at all.
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Re: Moab Wheels on my WK2 - 255/75/17 - Photos

Wonder is bfg 255/75/17 MTs will fit without issue?
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