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8" wheel vs 10" wheel

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by DaytonLax14, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Aug 15, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    DaytonLax14

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  2. Aug 15, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    different width rims are for different size tires. you typically do not want to bubble the tire to far over the edge of the rim
     
  3. Aug 15, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    so the 8" wheels would be better?
     
  4. Aug 15, 2010 at 2:03 PM
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    A 10" rim would be for 12" or wider tires. It would look ridiculous on a 10.5" wide tire. Your rim should be 2-4" narrower than the tire.
     
  5. Aug 15, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    mattleegee

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    8" rim matches a 10.5 tire perfect
     
  6. Aug 15, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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    Im running a 9". Very happy!
     
  7. Aug 15, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    But your tires are 12" wide too.
     
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