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Old 10-28-2011, 09:58 AM   #1
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What width rim should i get?

Im planning on buying some new tires and wheels. Im going with Goodyear Duratracs, 33" 12.5 width. Should i go with a 10" wide or 8"? i was told that with the 10 I'm more likely to blow a bead, and the 8" makes the tire look more aggressive. any suggestions? Thanks!

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Old 10-28-2011, 02:38 PM   #2
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stick with an 8" rim.

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Old 10-28-2011, 03:43 PM   #3
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I have the exact same tire with the 15x8. The edges of the tire won't touch all the time but that's alright.
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Old 10-30-2011, 07:22 AM   #4
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Stay with 8" wheels. They air down better for traction with less chance of breaking a bead. Good choice on tires. Mine have eaten everything I've thrown at them including the snow we got yesterday. Here's a shot of my GY Duratracs on 8" wheels.
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I have the exact same tire with the 15x8.

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Old 10-30-2011, 09:29 AM   #6
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