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Old February 19th, 2010, 07:00 PM   #1
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I am looking at getting some new rims to put some beadlocks on. I am wondering if I should get larger rims (16 or 17's), or if I'd be alright with 15". I do plan on upgrading my axles and brakes some day, so I am keeping that thought in the back of my mind (for clearance sake). That is why I am thinking I may need 16's or so. Also if I move up to 37-39's some day will it be better to run the larger rims, or again, will I be ok with 15"?

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If 15" wheels will fit over the brakes on your axles, I would stick to them. It is much easier to find good used tires for 15" than any other size. Not only that there are way more styles and sizes available for 15" wheels since they have been around for decades. An added bonus is tires for 15" wheels are also a little cheaper the larger wheels.
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17's that way they clear the brakes, give more room between wheel and hubs for easy'er cleaning, tire prices are alittle more but they are becoming much more common. Plus 17's clear most highsteer arms without to much trouble.
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