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I have a rcsb 2015 with 5/7 from 4" djm arms, belltech struts lowered 1", and 7" belltech flip kit on stock 255/70-17 (31"). My front tires are .5" from the fender liners so I'm in need of new tires for my 17s.

I've read that maxh has nearly identical drop as I do with 275/55-17 (28.9) and never rubs but that he would go slightly taller next time beings as his were for a nbs. I was thinking 255/60-17 (29.05) but haven't seen anyone else with this size except on nbs.

My question is what size would be recommended?
 

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I think any 29 inch tall tire you would be ok. That seems to be the magic number. I'm at 4/7 and I don't rub at all on 29 inch tires

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That's what I'm thinking because most have 275/45/20 or 265/35/22 without rubbing much on nnbs. Those sizes look perfect on those size rims. Not sure if 255/60/17 will look proportional on nnbs or look too small?

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I started off with 275/45/20's on my wheels but backing up and turning they rubbed just slightly on the inner fender liner. I dropped down to 265/45/20 and no rubbing anywhere. I got used tires until I found the size that worked and then when they wore out I spent the money for good tires.
 

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I'm not driving mine at the moment until I get tires then an alignment. I don't want to destroy the liners or fenders with these 31" stock tires. I was rubbing terribly on flat, smooth road and turning was rough when I took it for a short drive.
 

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Police tahoes have 265/60/17 tires which means the 255/60/17 is only .5" shorter.

Does that mean 265/60 would work as well?

-bfg long trail t/a tour
-Pirelli scorpion
-Goodyear eagle rs-a
-Michelin latitude tour

Any recommendations of tires between these for the 255/60?
 

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Well I put 255/60/17 bfg long trail on and now I have no rubbing. The 29" tall tires are a good size for nbs and nnbs. I've scraped the plastic skid plate several times on large dips and the axle has hit the stock exhaust once.

Got it aligned yesterday. I still have -1.4* camber but I knew I would thanks to maxh posts. It doesn't bother me though because everything else was to spec. It's dirty

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Wanted to update this thread to help other out in the future
 
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