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Old 03-09-2010, 02:49 AM
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Biggest tires?

with a 2 and a half or 3 inch lift whats the biggest tires you can get on the patriot i doubt 33's but i was wondering i want to start to mod mine, and would gearing be needed for my riot tank?

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Old 03-09-2010, 03:43 AM
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You seem to have posted the same question, although with different phrasing, in two separate forums. Not only that but you are asking about a topic that has been discussed over and over again. I am not trying to be deliberately rude here, but seriously - if you really want to know something, using the search feature really is a good idea.
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Old 03-09-2010, 08:06 AM
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Where are you going to get that lift? Build it yourself? That's where you need to start. You can't just thow out ideas without some research. Figure out the lift issue first, then figure out how large of a tire can fit.
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Old 03-09-2010, 12:24 PM
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i bet you could fit 34's if you had a 4" lift.
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simple question simple answer.......... you could go with 245-75-r16 or you could go with 30x9.50xR15..

i'm planning on going for 30x9.5xr15 because the tire is less expensive then any 16 inch tire
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Old 03-09-2010, 03:26 PM
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cool thanks for the reply's i see the forum links, sry for being a noob to the forums, but i get excited about my patriot! lol : D
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reality check - it's not a tank, and never will be.

but it'll get you way further than any other cute-ute out there.
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I just put 245/70-16's under mine. They have a 29 1/2" dia. I have a slight rub on the pinch-welds on the front. They only rub when you lock it over. Other than that though, it's pretty good. A friend of mine is going to hammer down the pinch welds for me and heat up the fender liner to hammer it flat. Should be good to go after that.
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i bet you could fit 34's if you had a 4" lift.
Definitely. You must match the size of your tires to the lift of your car. Because if it is not match there will probably some error will occur and it is not nice to look at.
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Stop complaining about the search feature tony 1911 it is old news and you are beating a very dead horse just leave it alone otherwise complain to Joe Becker about it like you always do. ENOUGH
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