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Old April 20th, 2009, 07:19 PM   #1
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Ok I just got a set of 33/12.5/15 tbirds. Says on tire that they recommend 10" wide rim. What would be the downside to using a 8" wide rim?

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Old April 20th, 2009, 07:22 PM   #2
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none. the upside is it will be harder for the tire to come off of the bead. if you will be using the tires for road use at all it might wear a little faster in the center.
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Cool.No not for road use(very little anyway). I just found a great deal on a set of 8" rims I like. Cant find any 10" steel rims.
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Chip I had them on 8" rims with no problems, They fit well just a bitch to get on
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Hey thanks Eric. Think thats what imma do.
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