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I've got a 2000 V70XC and would like to upsize tires on my stock Terra rims.
I drive often on gravel/dirt/rock/light snow and want the best durability and bite.
I'm hoping to increase ground clearance slightly and maybe increase load index.

Stock Terra wheels are 6.5" wide with 205/65-15 tires.
My current *guesses* as to alternate tire sizes that would fit the bill are:
225/70-15
225/75-15
215/75-15
215-70-15

Would appreciate input or user experience.
 

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You’re tightest spot is between tire and the rear suspension stay arm. Measure there and then decide
 

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WOW. That is badass. But maybe more than I'm willing to bite off. (Hell, apparently, I'm not even willing to change wheels). ;)

My math says 215/75 is 161.25mm tall, and 225/70 is 157.5mm tall. So maybe the latter could be a 'compromise' route...

In the 225/70 size, there's this Crugen tire that has an improved 100 load index and seems like maybe a nice aggressive tread.
If the 225/75's could fit, there are more options with load index up to 102-105.
If the 215/75's, maybe the Firestone Destination LE3 or Michelin Defender LTX M/S, both of which have load index 100.

All I think significant improvements over the 133mm high, load index 92's that are on there now.
Would be awesome if Adam.Nonis the lifter :bow: sees this and chimes in
 
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