Jeep Wrangler Forum

Jeep Wrangler Forum (http://www.wranglerforum.com/)
-   TJ General Discussion Forum (http://www.wranglerforum.com/f282/)
-   -   8" wheels or 10"? (http://www.wranglerforum.com/f282/8-wheels-or-10-a-128933.html)

Boyd Crowder 12-22-2011 09:52 AM

8" wheels or 10"?
 
Pulling the trigger on my new Duratrac 33x12.5 and new wheels. 2002 TJ with 4" lift. Do I go with 8" wheels or 10"?

nastyrider17 12-22-2011 09:54 AM

8". IMO 10" is too wide and you won't be able to air down as much.

TheTJRod 12-22-2011 10:07 AM

For anything <= 12.5" wide, 8" wide wheel. For > 12.5" go with a 9" or 10" wide wheel. Most tires will tell you the size wheel it requires to.

Ibuildembig 12-22-2011 10:10 AM

We run that size on 10's without issue at 7 psi

Owen_TJ 12-22-2011 10:57 AM

8 inch

Jeep_ODST 12-22-2011 11:16 AM

Which wheels are you getting ?

Boyd Crowder 12-22-2011 11:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jeep_ODST (Post 1849868)
Which wheels are you getting ?

Leaning toward the Level 8 Trackers...as soon as you guys make up your minds on the 8" vs. 10" debate. :whistling:

TnDz TJ 12-22-2011 11:40 AM

Stick with 8" width. When you air down, you will have more sidewall flex which is less likely to bust a beed on the trails. I don't like the look of 10" width on a 12.50 tire. Too much 'poke' for me.

joeinajeep 12-22-2011 11:43 AM

I've had 33s on 8 wide for ten years. But my next set will be on 10 wide, I think they look better that way. More tread hitting the ground.

MNTNGOAT 12-22-2011 12:55 PM

i prefer the look of 10s so thats wat i had on my old jeep. now im on stock 8in. but i think most ppl will tell u that 8s are better for the trail i couldnt tell u either way. i saw no diff. i had the same size tire on both rigs i still used the same deflaters down to 12 psi never had any flats or lost a bead.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:04 AM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.