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Ive just sold a car with RWC. the mechanic was insistent on EXACTLY the same tyre spec and load rating as written on the sticker in the door sill.

Look up JarrardB at the wheel deal. Hes on this forum and a Jeep nut.
Which state are you in? Certainly would need to check with the place to see what they would pass, before going back for the second inspection if needed that is for sure, as would not want to run into that!
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50mm allowed here in Victoria fortunately for tyre increase.

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Hi Marcus, sorry to hear about your Dad.

I put 255/55R18 on my wife's KK, fit nicely on stock susp.
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I was recommended that tyre size today at the tyre place. He had a different take on the tyre size allowage too and said it was 'up to' 50mm taller or 3% of the tyre placard, whatever is less!
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Missing the under rear seat storage of the XJ. Am I right they don't tilt forward at all?
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Which state are you in? Certainly would need to check with the place to see what they would pass, before going back for the second inspection if needed that is for sure, as would not want to run into that!
In Vic. Maybe my guy was just pedantic.
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It came with a $3000 Freedom Pack which is the bonnet protector, wind deflectors, stainless nudge bar and side steps.
The only thing I will be leaving on is the towbar which was part of the package.


Here it is next to my XJ on the day we picked it up 5 years ago. He has only done 5000km since!
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I'm making some small changes so it will be suitable for my camping trips towing the offroad trailer. Most important is some decent recovery hooks.


I had the rated recovery hooks already and want to mount them to the KK. Going to use the brackets from the Mopar 3" stainless nudge bar that was on it.


The heavy wall tubing was cut into saddles and captive nuts welded to the underside. Then welded to the nudge bar bracket plates. The saddles are needed to clear the nuts and leave some room for upwards pulls out of a bog hole etc.


It will bolt back under the front rails and crossmember in this position.


Was hoping I could leave the bumper on but the nut plates inside the rail and crossmember kept moving around while trying to thread the plates bolts back in.


I made a plate off the side of it too to hold the lead for my battery charger that I have permanently mounted inside the engine bay.


Doesn't project out at all so no hurting your shins!


Probably could have been mounted slightly higher with shorter saddles. But only had about 10mm of clearance above the captive nuts.


Neat and unobtrusive. Will give me some where to attach my hand winch via a tree projection strap attached to both hooks at once to spread the load.
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