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srry tried to search and kept finding me nothing that worked for me...........running 15x7 factory rims 31.75 offset with 31x10.5, its got a 7-8mil pancake spacer (not fond of them, got it this way), gonna step into some 33's and black steel rims trimming my offset to 12-13 will keep my scrub right, the 15x7 will run a 33x10.5 comfortably but will it run a 12.5 without lookin real bulged, not a fan of the fat 12.5 but if I make it up to the 35's Id like to finish my rig in, its kinda tough to keep that narrow at 35". so guess the ? is then keep 15x7 or trade out for 15x8 or dump the 15's all together and get into maybe a 17x8.
 

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all them peeks and no opinions, .......let me rephrase the question then, is their any advantage in field performance to getting into a larger diameter rim ?? or is it all just personal cosmetic preferences ?
 

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Unless you need bigger rims to clear bigger brakes there is no reason to go with a bigger rim.
 

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Why go 33 then 35? If you think you may go 35 just do that now and go 15x8. If you're set on going with the 33x10, I would still look into buying a new 15x7 with the proper BS.
 

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yah I stuck to the 15x7 for runnin 33's , cheap steelies, 33 is pushin stock shafts already , I don't dare risk 35's till my axles are sorted proper
 

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all them peeks and no opinions, .......let me rephrase the question then, is their any advantage in field performance to getting into a larger diameter rim ?? or is it all just personal cosmetic preferences ?
As an example, if you were to compare a 15" wheel with 33" tall tires against a 17" wheel with 33" tall tires, the main difference will be the sidewall height.

Typically speaking, with reduced sidewall height comes faster steering response, firmer ride and decreased sidewall flex when off-road. Typically speaking, more sidewall height comes with slower steering response, cushier/comfortable ride, and better sidewall flex when off-road. Ultimately it depends on how you use your rig what your tire and wheels to deliver.
 
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