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And yet another stupid tire question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 5280k5, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. 5280k5

    5280k5 1/2 ton status

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    Do you take into account the fact that when you buy a certain size tire & air it down it's not that size anymore? My reason is, dana 60 going in soon and will be stepping up to 39.5, or do you buy a 40 or 42" knowing once you air it down now it's a 39.5" :confused:
     
  2. sled_dog

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    may be less than that when you air down. added traction = worth the lost ground clearance
     
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    txfiremank5 1/2 ton status

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    Just buy the tire size you want to run, before you air down, and that wil be fine.
     
  4. garlicbreath

    garlicbreath 1/2 ton status

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    Not to mention the sides without weight will still be the normal size and capable of crunching body panels if too big.
     

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