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Wheels- Tyres

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by JORGE, Jan 30, 2003.

  1. JORGE

    JORGE 1/2 ton status

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    Somebody knows where could i find a Wheels-Tyres and his advisable sizes table?
    Or if somebody knows what is the minimun wheel width for 33x12.50...
    Thanks a lot.
     
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    minimun wheel width is probably 7". 8-10" is the most common for 12.5" wide tires.
     
  3. JORGE

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    Hi Hossbaby,
    I,ve seen in tyres1.com th tables.Bfg says 8.52 min. MT 8".
    Maybe this depends the brand .
    Thanks.
     
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    <font color="green"> What the tire manufacturer says and what actually works is a bit different. 8" would work fine, 7" would even work OK but you'll get a bit more wear on the center of the tire. I'll be running a 15" wide tire on an 8.25" rim, and many others on this site do the same thing. </font color>
     
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    I am currently running a 15.5" wide tire on a 9.75" rim. I used to have some 12.5's on some 6.5" rims. Worked, but not the best. I also had some 9" wide Centerlines for 12.5 tires, they worked great.
     
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    how bad will 39/15x18 tire on a 10" rim be?
     
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    10 is a bit narrow, you would be better off w/ a 12...but if 10's are what you have they will work. Your sidewalls will bulge out a little more and have more of a chance of getting cut/poked/damaged.
     
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    8.5,8.25 etc are sizes almost impossible to find around here.They pass from 8" to 10".I,ve Yokohama tires.Yokohama says the best width for 33x12.50 is 10",aproved 8.5 to 10.
    I,ve them in 6 " and works very bad. 10" has the eternal rubbing trouble,and i,m afraid for the bearings and other pieces,wich would go more forced with this rim width.But they looks so great...
     
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    Actually a narrow rim with a wide tire will make the sidewall less exposed to get cut or damaged.
     
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    i just got a set 0f 17/40-15 ground hawgs, denman reccomends a 10" rim so thats what i got, it looks fine to me. nobody knows the tire better than the people that built it. just remember that if you run a different size rim than what they say to use then the specs that they provide will be a little bit off as well
     
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    I,ve been watching an American Racing set in an online shop.But i can,t find this wheels in the A.Racing catalog.They don,t appears in any place.They are the Pionner model(ARE 48) with a -38 mm offset.
    Somebody has watched this wheels any time?Somebody knows the backspacing?
    Thanks a lot.
     

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