7.50x16 is my tire of choice. I ran them from '79 to the mid-2000's when they got too hard to find.
I've never really cared about the aesthetics aspect, so can't address that.
Four wheel drive allows you to get stuck
in places even more inaccessible.
62 88 Regular
67 109 6cyl NADA x2
74 Lightweight - The Antichrist
95 DI 5-speed
95 D90 5-speed
97 D1 Automatic