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Question about tires and wheels

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Garet, Apr 7, 2001.

  1. Garet

    Garet LawnSite Member
    Messages: 157

    I have these nice chrome 8 inch wheels and I want to buy some super swampers to put on them. The only problem is the swampers are 33x12.50-15. I suppose there is no way these tires would fit on the wheels is there?

  2. Alan

    Alan Member
    Messages: 1,185

    They'll fit but the tire will be sucked in pretty bad at the junction of sidewall and rim.
  3. Garet

    Garet LawnSite Member
    Messages: 157

    So it probably would be unsafe?
  4. skyphoto

    skyphoto LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

    I had 32x10.5x15 on 8 inch rims and never had a problem!
  5. Power mad

    Power mad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    Hey all
    I just put a set of 33x12.5 Wildcat EXT's, mounted on a set of 15x8 Rally wheels on my 78 K5.
    The tires fit nice on the wheels and I didn't need a lift either.
    See ya
  6. Garet

    Garet LawnSite Member
    Messages: 157

    I think I'll just use the 8's then.

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