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Old 07-25-2011, 10:09 AM
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sahara tires w/ different wheels

Does anyone have any pictures of a stock sahara's 255/70R-18 with some different aftermarket wheels?
I really want to do some upgrades, but just can't afford wheels AND tires right now. Would love to upgrade tires... but I'm gonna stick with what I got for now.
Curious how they look with some nice wheels... even though a fatter tire would look even better...

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after further reading...
The stock Bridgestones have "approved rim width" of 6.5-8.5
Does this mean a 9 inch wheel will not work with these tires? Am I reading this right? ... still trying to wrap my head around tire physics...

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The guys at discount tires from this site have some good suggestions. I also have the same stock wheels and have no decided on what to do. Apparently there are some very sharp heftier wheels available for stock rims.
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The guys at discount tires from this site have some good suggestions. I also have the same stock wheels and have no decided on what to do. Apparently there are some very sharp heftier wheels available for stock rims.
The bold part makes no sense....

OP, most folks don't want to spend the $ for 18" wheels and then later what it will cost for 18" tires. Thus, they upgrade wheels and tires at the same time to something more reasonably priced, like a 17" wheel/tire combo.....
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How?? Just going by the info sent to me from Discount Tires. There are more aggressive looking tires for the 18 in rims than the stock skinny wheels. His question was not about swapping out gear, just looking at his current rims. You are definitely correct, the way to go is what you posted, I was just trying to answer his initial question, not offer up more than he wanted to do. My bad.
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I wanted to swap out the rims but keep the same tires to save money. But as I shopped around today, I realized that most of the wheels I like are going to be 9 inch... only a few are < 9 (the stock tires need 6.5-8.5).

So... in any case.. I came the same realization that InfernoGirl points out. I just need to grab a 17 inch wheel and find some tires. I've got less than 3000 miles on my sahara wheels/tires, so I should be able to sell them and offset the cost some I think.

If I put all 5 up on craigslist, what do you think I could list them for?

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