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are 38'inch tires big

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by socalsnake, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. socalsnake

    socalsnake 1/2 ton status

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    are 38 inch tires big and is it almost same as a 40 does anybody have pics of 38
     
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    just about 2 inches smaller then a 40 oddly enough
     
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    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    depends on make...my 40" hawgs on 16.5x12 rims are 38.8"is that big.... no i wanted 53's
     
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    sledheadak 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    here my jimmy wit 8" lift and 38.5 boggers

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  5. socalsnake

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    hi

    because the reason i ask is that right now i have 17/40/15LT gumbos on my truck and iw as woundering if i get a 38inch tires will there be a difference i have a 6inch lift

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  6. muddybuddy

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    38.5 swampers would probably be about the same as what you got now.
     
  7. socalsnake

    socalsnake 1/2 ton status

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    confuse

    which swamper series are good for the dd an some time play time the tsl,irocs, or the tsl/sx for 38 or 38.5
     
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    big as in relation to what? the empire state building, well then they are incredably small. big as in relation to an atom? well then they are incredably huge. exactly what are you asking?:D
     
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    I love my 38.5 SXs. If they ever offered them in a 40-42 thats where my money would go.
     
  10. socalsnake

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    ok

    i have 17/40/15LT on my truck but lookin at 38.5 swampers but i like the iroks,tsl, an the tsl/sx which series are good for dd an sometime play time

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    biggest radial is 38". do you want radial or bias? im going to get 39.5" tsl's for mine, and its my dd. tsl's have the deepest tread depth out of all of them minus boggers.
     
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    hi

    well bias is that bad or good radial same bad or good but radial is too expensive for me right now
     
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    bias has stronger sidewalls, better offroad. radials last longer onroad, not as good offroad, weaker sidwalls
     
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    hi

    i talked to a person who worked for fourwheel parts he said since i dont put alot of miles on and if i rotate an balance whenver i can i can get decent miles on the bias but basically like 95.9%dd an 5%offroad dirt,water,mud play
     
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    hi

    i wanna go down to 38 cuz im still rubbin on my fenders even though they have been trimed
     
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    Heres a pic of some 38&quot; Radials....[​IMG]</p>
     
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    Damn K5, that thing is SHARP!
     
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    If you read the title yes 38' tires are big:eek1: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    you know I would have disagreed on that but after yesterday.. my bud with 33's got hung up on the axles... as I didnt even break a sweat....

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    hell me in 2wd and reverse
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    Heres a few of mine, I dont think theyre that big. I plan on getting some 40's or 42's next.


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