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I HAVE A 98 ford explorer xlt and my tires are shot out. I

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I HAVE A 98 ford explorer xlt and my tires are shot out. I have 4. 235 75 15 Michelin tires on at the moment. Is it bad to put 2 215 70 17 on the rear?

Hello I will help you with your question,

Is it 4WD?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No its 2wd

No problem if you have the wheels that fit. The 17s are only .1% larger than the 15s so you should have no problem running the larger diameter.

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