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quick wheel question

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by muddysub, Jun 11, 2003.

  1. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    how wide a wheel should i run for a set of 38x15.50-17 or 16" parnelli jones dirt grips? oh this is on 1 ton gear and enough lift to easily clear them if that matters.
     
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    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I like 10" personnaly, but you could run 12" with no problem I am sure.

    -Brian
     
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    a good rule of thumb is to have the rim width within 4" of the cross section of the tire. so a 12.50 on either a 8" or a 10". don't get to close for instance run a 12" rim w/ a 12.50 tire. it will look funny.

    to make a long story short i suggest 10" if u like the narrower look & 12" if u like the wider look. personnally i would go w/ the 10" rim.
     
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    10" wide rims work great on my 39.5x15x15 TSLs. Unless you plan on definitely putting even phatter meats on at a later date, I'd go 10"...

    j
     
  5. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    thanks guys!
     

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