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BiGMac89 12-05-2011 11:49 PM

new wheels
 
I'm wanting new rims on my 92 islander but I can't make up my mind between 15x8 or 15x10. I will be putting 31 10.50 15 on for now then move up to 33 12.50 15 in a year. Opinions and ideas would be awesome

Timberwolf 12-06-2011 01:41 AM

15x10 might be too wide for 31s to seat well and you should still be able to run 33s on 15x8 with no problem

topher38 12-06-2011 02:11 AM

im running 33x12.5x15 i love them but here in a couple of weeks im going to 35x12.5x15

Day215 12-06-2011 09:44 AM

15x8 or 15x9, still holds a bead at moderatly low pressure. 15x10 is a bit wide.

Nubby55 12-06-2011 10:15 AM

Check with a tire Manufacturer, every on here seems to have different ideas on this. I would use a 10" wheel for a 12.5 tire but I try to go with what the Pros. said. I Am Sure Someone Will Say I'm Wrong. because Joe Blow at the nobody tire shop said Squat!

BiGMac89 12-06-2011 10:31 AM

How wide are the stock rims? I want to make sure that the 8 inch is wide enough.

raycer 12-06-2011 10:45 AM

I believe the stock ones are 15x7

BiGMac89 12-06-2011 11:44 AM

What about backspacing what does it do? The rims I want are cragar 15x8 with 4 inch backspace. How much difference from stock is this


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