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Old 07-06-2012, 02:25 PM   #1
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15x8 on 33x13.50?

Hey guys so lately I've been talking to my tire guy and on Wednesday I will be putting 33x13.50R15 mud grapplers on 15x8 steel wheels... Is there anything wrong with that? I'll also be putting on 3" coil spring spacers. Will I be rubbing? Or will turning just be limited? Thanks guys

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Old 07-06-2012, 11:57 PM   #2
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I run the same set up and there maybe a little rubbing while steering. You can adjust the steering stops for that. You may also have a little rubbing when you disconnect and flex out. All little things with easy repairs.

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Old 07-07-2012, 08:57 AM   #3
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I run the same set up and there maybe a little rubbing while steering. You can adjust the steering stops for that. You may also have a little rubbing when you disconnect and flex out. All little things with easy repairs.
Yeah that's what I figured, I was just worried that it wouldn't even be possible to fit a 15x8 on a 13.50 haha looks like I have nothing to worry about though
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I would step up to a 9" or 10" rim for the 13.50 wide tire.
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:07 AM   #5
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Sorry. I miss read. I thought you said 12.50 not 13.50. I run a 12.50 on a 15x8 wheel. The rule of thumb on wheels and tires is that the tire shouldn't be much more than 4" wider than the wheel.
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