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265 70 17 Hankook LT A/T 10 ply's on +25 17x8.5 MB Wheels V-Drive's ---the final result






'06 silver 4.7 4x4, 2" Rough Country lift, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, 17 x 8.5 MB V-Drive wheels, AEM Brute Force CAI, Optima Red Top, Bilstein HD struts up front, and a couple really cool stickers that add somewhere between 10-13 HP
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Nice job, Danny.

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Hey thanks you guys. I appreciate it. I like the way it's starting to look.

'06 silver 4.7 4x4, 2" Rough Country lift, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, 17 x 8.5 MB V-Drive wheels, AEM Brute Force CAI, Optima Red Top, Bilstein HD struts up front, and a couple really cool stickers that add somewhere between 10-13 HP
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That is one of the finest looking Commanders I have ever seen.

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Looks great Danny. I installed the RC lift on my '07 Commander last week and am trying to decide what tires to put on it. Did you have any wheel well rubbing with the Hankooks?
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Looks great Danny. I installed the RC lift on my '07 Commander last week and am trying to decide what tires to put on it. Did you have any wheel well rubbing with the Hankooks?
I never had any wheel well issues, even with the stock wheels. The only issues I had were with the swaybar and the frame and the bolt (really close, despite having cut it down a little) Now, with the +25 8.5" wheels, I still have no wheel well issues, no bolt issues, no frame issues, and if I jerk the wheel hard (lean hard) or full lock while going to fast and lean, I hit the swaybar a little, albeit a LOT less than before. If I do a full lock turn to either side while driving slowly, I have no rubbing at all. You will get NO rubbing at all with 255's (had them on for a week), but they looked noticeably smaller so I just did the 265's. In any case, for the best all around clearance, I'd get a +25 offset.

'06 silver 4.7 4x4, 2" Rough Country lift, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, 17 x 8.5 MB V-Drive wheels, AEM Brute Force CAI, Optima Red Top, Bilstein HD struts up front, and a couple really cool stickers that add somewhere between 10-13 HP
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That is one of the finest looking Commanders I have ever seen.

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Thank you very much! I am not satisfied yet, haha, but who is? I'd like a hitch, roof basket and at least fog lamps to start with.

'06 silver 4.7 4x4, 2" Rough Country lift, 265/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, 17 x 8.5 MB V-Drive wheels, AEM Brute Force CAI, Optima Red Top, Bilstein HD struts up front, and a couple really cool stickers that add somewhere between 10-13 HP
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I never had any wheel well issues, even with the stock wheels. The only issues I had were with the swaybar and the frame and the bolt (really close, despite having cut it down a little) Now, with the +25 8.5" wheels, I still have no wheel well issues, no bolt issues, no frame issues, and if I jerk the wheel hard (lean hard) or full lock while going to fast and lean, I hit the swaybar a little, albeit a LOT less than before. If I do a full lock turn to either side while driving slowly, I have no rubbing at all. You will get NO rubbing at all with 255's (had them on for a week), but they looked noticeably smaller so I just did the 265's. In any case, for the best all around clearance, I'd get a +25 offset.
Thanks for your response- I was considering 255's but after reading through the various posts and seeing your rig I am definitely going with 265's.

'07 Stone White 4.7L, 4x4, QTII, RC lift, K&N CAI, Flaspaq 3875, OEM Class III receiver, 265/70/17 NITTOs, 17x8 Eagle Alloys, Grill Guard, Eagle Eye Spot Lights, CB, Pioneer AVIC-D3 w/NAV, SAT Radio, Blue Tooth, IPOD, MP3, DVD.

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