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265-75-16's on a 98-01 4d explorer -help?

Anybody running them w/o any lift? Came w/ the 255/70-16.

I know 265-70's and even 275-70's will work just fine. The 265-75-16 works perfectly on the 4wd Ranger.

Any suggestions? The only issue is clearance because its not too big a tire for the axles, etc.

Thanks
Alan
 



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quiksilverdh

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I just found this thread because I was looking to put 265/70R17's on my X and being that they are both the same diameter tires, I guess we can do it!...

check it out... :thumbsup:

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I was actually considering upsizing to the 265-70-17 so hopefully someone will chime in for both of us!!!

I know the 265-65-17 will work, but there's limited options for that size.
 






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I've gotten my answer from another thread -the 265/75 will work with a little trim to the well.. GREAT!
 


















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thanks for the input... i dont think a 265 75 17 was ever in question though...

I know that the 265 75 16 and the 265 70 17 are the same diameter though... now its just a matter of deciding tires... Wrangler MT/R's or BFG AT KO's... hmmm soo much money uggghh
 






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tires

I've decided to go with the Bridgestone Dueler AT REVO's. Their reviews are better than Michelin and BFG, and they're considerably cheaper.
 






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ive been lookin at the BFG M/T but today i saw the Mud Grappler Extreme. Is anyone running these on their X? R these a good tire?
 






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I have a 2000 explorer Eddie Bauer edition AWD 5.0 stock suspension an I have 255/70r16
I just got 265/75r16
Will I need to do any thing to have not so much rub ??
 






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Do they rub?
Many 99-01 explorers came with 265 16 stock
 






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Do they rub?
Many 99-01 explorers came with 265 16 stock
Yeah it came with 255/70r16 the 265/75 r16 are the first ones I found that had good tread and no rot on the tires I haven't took them off the old rims n put them on mine but l need a alignment an boath ball joint s my front tires are bald af now I got the alignment goodish I need to get a real one but hope that comes soon..
 






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Yeah it came with 255/70r16 the 265/75 r16 are the first ones I found that had good tread and no rot on the tires I haven't took them off the old rims n put them on mine but l need a alignment an boath ball joint s my front tires are bald af now I got the alignment goodish I need to get a real one but hope that comes soon..
So I don't know yet if they rub?but I need em
 






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