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12.5" wide tires on 8" wide rim???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by pyroskier, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Oct 10, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    pyroskier

    pyroskier [OP] A country boy can survive

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    Hey guys, can you (eh... is it safe to) run a 12.5" wide tire (33x12.5x15 Duratracs) on a 8" (15x8 Granite Alloy GA9) rim? I've seen some people with it, but it just seems scary. Opinions? Fast would be nice, I'm planning on ordering them tonight.
     
  2. Oct 10, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    pyroskier

    pyroskier [OP] A country boy can survive

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    Bump for help!
     
  3. Oct 10, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    1337Taco

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    Plenty of guys do it. Should be no problem.
     
  4. Oct 10, 2011 at 1:38 PM
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    Catcrazed

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    Scary? All that would happen is the tire will wear in the center more.
     
  5. Oct 10, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    Blue

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  6. Oct 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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    08pretaco

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    ya its safe, id prefer myself to run a 9" on that setup but it will work
     
  7. Oct 10, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    especk

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    im 12.3" wide on 8". absolutely no problems
     
  8. Oct 10, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    sander1036

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    im perfectly fine same rims same tires... and like cat crazed said theyll just wear in the center more, i aired down to 30 lbs i think and about a 1/2" of tread on the outside of the tire is not quite touching road surface
     
  9. Oct 10, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    45acp

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    33x12.50 on 15x8 is what I'm running. I run my tires at lower PSI to compensate for the arch created by the 8" wheels. No problems!
     
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