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I'd be sticking with the original size then
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Mine is an 07 JKU Rubicon with the OE 17" rims. The slightly bigger tyre will increase fuel consumption and the bigger u go the worse the fuel use will be. I have found that the tyres I have on + a 2" or thereabouts lift is more than enough for me.
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So I think I'll go with KO2. There are two sizes:

255/75R17 with 111/108S load index - this is the stock size on my jeep (i've checked)

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265/70R17 with 121/118S load index.

What's the difference in load index? Is that a big difference between those two tyres?
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the 255'so are about a 1/2 an inch taller and also below your placarded tyre load rating of 113.

Two complications here could be your insurance trying to drop you after an accident regardless because technically your not supposed to fit tyres under the manufacturers stipulated load rating, or you actually load the vehicle to GVM capacity have an accident and would almost certainly be held liable.

Realistically they would probably be fine however the 265's will be better with 3.21 diffs
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the 255'so are about a 1/2 an inch taller and also below your placarded tyre load rating of 113.

Two complications here could be your insurance trying to drop you after an accident regardless because technically your not supposed to fit tyres under the manufacturers stipulated load rating, or you actually load the vehicle to GVM capacity have an accident and would almost certainly be held liable.

Realistically they would probably be fine however the 265's will be better with 3.21 diffs
That's great advice, thanks! My placard on the door is 255/70R17 113T. So I'm looking into 275/70R17. It's almost the same size and will keep my speedo correct. A bit more expansive. Yes 265 will be better I'll lost 1cm in height
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Obviously do what you want but here is my 2c

I don't know how much adventuring and how remote you plan on getting but common tyre sizes are both cheap and far more readily available in rural and remote areas and this is why you see them on every second 4by.

265/70 or 285/70 r17 and 265/75 or 285/75 r16 are the way to go if you want a cost effective tyre that's readily available to get you back going without downtime when one or two fail (and even the best and most expensive do fail).
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