Originally Posted by ec_E92
Do you mean 26" winter tires so his diff will clear the ruts?
OP: I think your limiting factor will be your front bumper. A cast diff casing > ice. You don't live in cbus do you? Description sounds like VicVill / German Village.
Good guess. I live in the German village. Maybe I should look into 26" snow tires. We'll see how it goes. I may have to borrow my wife's SUV more than I thought.