Thread: '02 Trooper conflicting reports on max tire size w/no lift.

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    Default '02 Trooper conflicting reports on max tire size w/no lift.

    I've got a stock '02 Trooper with stock sized (245/70R16) tires on it that are bald as heck. Running stock rims.

    Getting some new all-terrains next weekend, and was gonna go with the 265/75R16 (31.6") but have seen a few posts on the inturdwebz that the owner has had to do a little massaging of the body to get them to fit.

    I see a 1.5" lift in my future, but not for now. Should I go ahead and get the 265/70R16 (30.6") just to be sure it'll fit? I have to order the tires so need to make a decision soon.

    Thanks much!

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    235/85r16 will be your most perfect fit, or you can find a set of stock 15in wheels and install 31x10.50r15 tires.
    1998 Montero with winter/locker package with Old Man Emu springs/torsion bars/shocks, ARB winch bumper, 33x10.50 km2's, aluminum roof rack with ARB awning

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    32's fit not problem on stock rims. I've had 265/75r16 on a stock trooper and they didn't rub at all. I agree 235/85r16's are a good choice too. You could even fit some 255/85r16's too if you want closer to a 33", but you might have to take off the front mud flaps, but not real cutting up the body or fenders.

    I've got 35's with a 1" BL and 3" suspension lift with just some minor trimming.

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    Awesome, thanks everyone for the replies. I ordered up some 265/75R16ís that are being installed next weekend! Merry Christmas!


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    Too late now, but yeah 265/75R16 should fit no problem. 285s sometimes need a small amount of help.
    Steve Carlson
    1995 Isuzu Trooper LS - well equipped
    2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser, overlander in training

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    Here's what she looks like with 265/75R16 Falken Wildpeak AT3W's on her! Looks great, and these tires are AWESOME!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spicy McHaggis View Post
    Here's what she looks like with 265/75R16 Falken Wildpeak AT3W's on her! Looks great, and these tires are AWESOME!
    Looks good! We had snow banks like that here last year, but this year it is snowing everywhere but Utah it seems.
    1998 Montero with winter/locker package with Old Man Emu springs/torsion bars/shocks, ARB winch bumper, 33x10.50 km2's, aluminum roof rack with ARB awning

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    Trooper looks great.

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    I'm running the same tire in 235/75 on my 01.

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