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Old 01-26-2011, 03:26 PM
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Tire size vs wheel size?

Im somewhat knowledgeable on tire sizes. I currently have 33x12.5x15's and dont have a spare. A friend has a tire the same size but no rim. What size rim should I be looking for? Also I plan on going to a wider tire like a 13.5 or 14.5, would I have to buy new wheels? Thanks.

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There's not enough info here to give a valid response. We would need to know what you have currently to tell you if something else will fit. 13.5-14.5 wide in 33"? Do they even make em that wide?

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currently I have 33 12.5 15's but plan on going to a wider 35 inch tire.
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I know there is a 13.50 but I don't see the point of getting anything bigger than 12.50. To each his own.
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Tire manufacture's recommend certain wheel width ranges for each tire size. (these are listed in the tires sizes and specs sheets) If you are looking to in a 13.50 or wider I'd recommend a 15x10. 15x9 would be good to but I don't think many wheel manufacture's build a 15x9.
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