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Old 12-08-2011, 09:30 PM
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15x8 or 17x8.5 wheel?

I was going to go with a 15x 8 wheel to put on my 33 12.5 15 but the wheel I love have been discontinued in the 15x8 and are only avaible I. 17x8.5. If I were to run a 17x8.5 on a 33 12.5 17 what how would it perform off road how would it air down. I know the 15x8 is a great size for off road with a 33 12.5 15. Thanks

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I was going to go with a 15x 8 wheel to put on my 33 12.5 15 but the wheel I love have been discontinued in the 15x8 and are only avaible I. 17x8.5. If I were to run a 17x8.5 on a 33 12.5 17 what how would it perform off road how would it air down. I know the 15x8 is a great size for off road with a 33 12.5 15. Thanks
I'm sure it would perform ok. However, I would recommend getting a different wheel. Either go with 15" or 16" so you get more side wall.

Get the 17" if you REALLY like the rim design, but you're going to pay more for tires -- the larger the rim, more expensive tires. You'll save money and be better equipped for off road with a smaller rim.

When I recently bought my rims and tires, I decided what size tire I wanted first, then found rims that would work. I went with a 16" rim, 33" tires.

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I went with the 15 x8 wheel
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I went with the 15 x8 wheel
Good choice! Post pics when you get them.
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