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Real men can rock the postal jeep look!
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Mine was bad for two reasons...

It was white- that added to the look and I added Bushwackers which made it look worse...

As seen here...



then added suspension +2", more back spacing +.5" and bigger shoes and removed the flairs....

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One extreme to the other
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Yeah the bushwacker flares are too large, for any tire less than 15".

Yours went from a postal jeep to a white frog!
 

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OP, do you have any pics after the lift install? I would like to see it with the spacers. Might be something I need to do. What size spacer did you use.
 

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also I will run my FJ right over there for the BC chop :). Toytech going on this weekend, spacers already on, then on with the 295/70/17 Nitto trail grapplers next weekend. BC will be a must....
 

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OP, do you have any pics after the lift install? I would like to see it with the spacers. Might be something I need to do. What size spacer did you use.
Yes, here is a link to the lift thread: OME Installed.

I used the 1-1/4" Spidertrack spacers.

I am really liking the tires and the new suspension really brings the car to life.
 

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I love the way they look. I have been on the edge with these tires because of the snow here in Colorado. Now that the Cooper ST Maxx comes in this size I think I am going to pull the trigger. looks great
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How do the skinnier tires ride compared to the wider stock size 17's? I find the stock size will wander a bit on the roads here due to the truck ruts and the wideness of the tires - almost as if the tires are "hunting". Just wondering if the skinnier tires would eliminate the "hunting".
 

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I personally prefer a wider tire. A lot of that though is i spend a lot of time in the dunes and 255 would be a disaster compared to my 295. The 255 will be more fuel efficient and better in snow - its always a compromise.
 

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Soap box rant: This is a great tire, but why won't the manufacturers offer 265/80/17, 275/80/17, even 265/85/17? Seventeen is a good wheel size, but nothing's happened in 17 tire sizes since I bought my 2014 new. WTH.
 

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Soap box rant: This is a great tire, but why won't the manufacturers offer 265/80/17, 275/80/17, even 265/85/17? Seventeen is a good wheel size, but nothing's happened in 17 tire sizes since I bought my 2014 new. WTH.
They do. The BFG KO2 "34x10.5x17" is a 265/82/17. Dont be fooled by BFG's inappropriate sizing...nowhere close to 34 really.
 

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Yep, I'm aware of the BFG KO2 in that size, just not a huge fan of the KO tires, and their expense. There's also a Goodyear Kevlar MT/R in 275/80-17 at a published 34.6" with mixed reviews. Just seems like there's a giant hole in the 17" tire line-up across the board that none of the manufacturers are willing to fill. And if they do, it's E rated. I suspect collusion... ;-)
 
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