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Old April 25th, 2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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tires on the xj i just bought are bad, awhile ago i got a set of "rollers" from a friend they are all 75% or more tread.

problem is, 3 of them are 235/70 r15 and one is 225/75 r15 i used a tire size calculator and the 225 is 1.2% smaller would this be alright to run without doing any damage?
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Old April 25th, 2013, 07:09 PM   #2
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You'll be fine
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Old April 25th, 2013, 08:32 PM   #3
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The best way to check the size difference is with a tape measure around the tire mounted on the wheel you are running.
If it doesnt have any locker or posi in it and it is not all wheel drive the size of the tires wont hurt wont hurt any thing. It will cause spider gears to wear more, but it will be ok temporarily.
If it has all wheel drive different size tires will also add wear on the transfer case.
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Old April 25th, 2013, 08:39 PM   #4
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Lower the air pressures in the other tires till equal height. Raise air pressure in the other
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Old April 26th, 2013, 02:27 PM   #5
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figured it'd be okay.
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Old April 26th, 2013, 06:12 PM   #6
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The best way to check the size difference is with a tape measure
but he used a calculator
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