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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:43 PM
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Tires for freestyle rims

I'm about to get some Grabber AT2s 245 75/16 for my defenders freestyle rims. They're mostly for on road use but will be used off and in ice/snow occasionally. I want then to look aggressive. Any other tires I should look into before I pull the trigger?
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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:51 PM
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I'm about to get some Grabber AT2s 245 75/16 for my defenders freestyle rims. They're mostly for on road use but will be used off and in ice/snow occasionally. I want then to look aggressive. Any other tires I should look into before I pull the trigger?
I don't know about ROW Defenders, but those tires are small in my opinion. Stock NAS D90 size is 265/75R16. Also, I had those tires on my ROW 110 (235/85R16) and I thought they sucked. Terrible in the snow or rain.
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Old July 11th, 2014, 11:53 PM
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Reason for the 245s is that I want them to run on my wolf wheels in case I want to get rid of the freestyles.
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Old July 12th, 2014, 12:32 AM
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Reason for the 245s is that I want them to run on my wolf wheels in case I want to get rid of the freestyles.
I have done a 285 on a Wolf and I have heard of 315's on Wolfs so a 265 should be plenty fine.
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Old July 12th, 2014, 12:35 AM
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I'm running 265's on my Wolf wheel equipped ROW 90. Before that I was running 285's with no issues.
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I've never had Generals even though I checked them out. Ended up with Hankook ATm RF10. I've driven in ice and snow conditions and the Hankooks handle it well.
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If aggressive is all you're looking for, then get bigger than 245's. 245's are a Discovery and Range Rover Classic tire size I believe. Quite a bit larger will fit on a 16" wheel.
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If aggressive is all you're looking for, then get bigger than 245's. 245's are a Discovery and Range Rover Classic tire size I believe. Quite a bit larger will fit on a 16" wheel.
The correct tire size for a Discovery 1 is 235/70-16. I've had 245s on it but they will rub the fender just a bit unless trimmed.
I've seen RRC with 225/75 and even 205/80.
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