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Discussion in 'Ford Explorer - Ranger Tires & Wheels' started by sidgt91, April 5, 2012.

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      My all-wheel drive explorer has 16" tires on it, I want to get bigger/wider tires. I read the other posts but they recommend 31x10.5x15. Does that matter or do I just get 31x10.5x16?
       
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      You'll want a 235/85 16 or a 265/75 16. They're both 31's but the 235 is 9" wide vs 11" on the 265
       
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      Will I have any rubbing issues with 11"?
       
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      They'll fit no problem:)
       
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      I'm looking to do the same thing

      So the 265/75/R16 is the maximum tire size for the 2nd gen with no lift needed, correct?
       

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