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Old 10-03-2011, 03:19 PM   #1
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New Tires on the Cherokee

Hey guys I have a 07 Cherokee factory equipped with 205 75 r15 6 ply tires, time to replace I was gonna upgrade to 8 plys, but then started to look around and my car hauler has 225 75 r15 that I upgraded to 10 plys has anyone upgraded to 225 75 r15's looks like there is plenty of room under the coach and I can put 10 plys on it for the same money way over kill but 6 plys just dont cut it due to separations from the weight. I at least am gonna go to 8 plys but not sure on the size upgrade. Only hiccup I see is have to maybe change my hitch a little to compensate for the taller tires.Thanks for the input.
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Old 10-03-2011, 03:30 PM   #2
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I just upgraded to 225/75/r15 on my 2011 Cherokee Wolf Pack 27wp. There is still clearance. I took the TT to the tire shop when the trailer was loaded. We were a little worried at first but even with my 2 atvs in the back there was still clearance with the taller tires.
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Old 10-03-2011, 03:34 PM   #3
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Thanks Chadster1 looked like lots of clearance just my eyeball didnt measure but I have an extra 225 so I wont have to buy a new one for a spare. I see you pull with a Dodge Hemi also how do you do on gas mileage for camper pulling it only seems to be a suggestion I only get about 10 mpg.
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Old 10-03-2011, 03:46 PM   #4
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Thanks Chadster1 looked like lots of clearance just my eyeball didnt measure but I have an extra 225 so I wont have to buy a new one for a spare. I see you pull with a Dodge Hemi also how do you do on gas mileage for camper pulling it only seems to be a suggestion I only get about 10 mpg.
My mileage sucks. I havent weighed my rig loaded yet but I am guessing that I am between 7500-8000lbs. My mileage is around 8.5 but if there is a strong wind, it will drop to 7.
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:48 PM   #5
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My mileage sucks. I havent weighed my rig loaded yet but I am guessing that I am between 7500-8000lbs. My mileage is around 8.5 but if there is a strong wind, it will drop to 7.
Man I guess i shouldnt feel bad at 9-10 at 70 I did notice a improvement if i went 60 instead of 70 I would say about the same loaded 7000-8000 suppossed to be an lite at 5700 but it doesnt take much to get a ton of gear loaded up (literally) 3 kids can take a lot of crap. Next truck will have to be at least a 3/4 ton diesel for sure.
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