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Tire size

Which size tire is better for a stock XK, a 265/65r17 or a 245/70r17???

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245/70R17 is better on a stock XK




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Just wondering why? There is little to no difference.

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Both are the same diameter, but the 265's are 20mm wider. Just less chance of having rub on a stock XK. Just my opinion. Which one is cheaper?




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The 265 I'd cheaper

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Get the 265/70 then and do the pinch weld mod




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What mod is that

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Mine:2008 Grand Cherokee Overland 3.0 CRD...OME HD lift, JBA control arms, AEV Onyx Salta w/ 265/70/17 General Grabbers.
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Wow that's easy... I thought I'd have to weld something. Lol

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