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Jeep w/ New Tires (random pics)

With the Nokian Vatiiva 245/70's installed - so far, I absolutely love them!!





Old Tires in Wheel Wells:


New Tires in Wheel Wells:

2006 Jeep XK Limited * Saddle Brown Interior * 5.7 Hemi * Mopar CAI 245/70 R17 Nokian Vitiiva A/T 30.5" * EBC Green Stuff SUV Brake Pads

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Barely enough room for a fingertip here, but no rubbing:

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Do they rub at all when off roading?




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yea, I was going to ask that too...what about with shock compression


Otherwise...looks good

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I was planning on going out over the weekend, but it continued to pour through Saturday night - about 4 days of rain. The ground was saturated, and since I was by myself on Sunday, I only went to some light trails that were slick, loose, wet gravel and muddied up dirt trails - I did not feel any rubbing at all on that terrain, so far - so good. (I also didn't push it because I didn't want to strand myself anywhere!)

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Hey... at least you can get a finger in there!


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How about the clearance under the steering bolt? How close is it?

Inquiring minds want to know.


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Definitely fills the wheel wells. Your camera takes good pics. Also, I've never heard of that tire brand.

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not bad. nice pictures
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I bet highway travel is a bit smoother with that much more rubber.

but the circumfrence being more...did you have to re-calibrate the speedometer?

How's the mpg

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