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    Question Gonna sound kinda lame...

    I got some new tires from a friend a while back and havent had time to buy the wheels yet...but the tire size is 35x12.50R15LT...so I was wondering what size wheels I should get? I dont want to buy the wrong size lol...and knowing me that would deff happen!
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    15x8 is what I'd go with. 15x10 didn't give me enough sidewall, more prone to the rock rash (my opinion). Easier to set bead too.

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    Thanks Chris!

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    15x8 or 15x10

    15x8 will give you better bead protection. 15x10 will give you a wider footprint.

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    I'm curious as to how the 15x10 will give a wider footprint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    I'm curious as to how the 15x10 will give a wider footprint.
    will actually allow the treat to lay flat at operating PSI. The 15x8 will stand about 1/2" taller at the same PSI due to rounding of the treat pattern. Granted there isn't a huge diffrence. Most rock runners prefer 15x8 with a 12.50 where mudders like the 15x10 for this reason. Of coarse an opinion is like an a$$hole, everyone has one!!!
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    Indeed. Was just curious behind the thinking. Thanks

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    No Worries!! I try not to think much, it tends to get me in trouble!!
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    True statement.

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    im a 15x8 guy thats what i would do
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