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Thread: Rim width Q's
01-30-2010, 01:22 PM #1
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Rim width Q's
Does anyone think a 285/65/18 (32.5" by 11.5") is to small of a width to put on a 10" rim?
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01-30-2010, 10:21 PM #2
It's been a while, but, if memory serves, most tire manufacturers "approve" a rim width between 65 and 90% of the tire width. 10/11.5 is about 87%, so it should be just fine (if anything, 10 inches is getting a little wide for those tires).
BTW, if you look up the tire specs on the internet (either from the manufacturer's web-page or a retailer like tirerack), one of those columns is "approved rim widths"'98 K1500 Suburban LS 5.7 L 4L60E NV246 ARB
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01-30-2010, 10:39 PM #3
i have 295 70 17s which is a 12 inch wide tire on a 8 inch american racing rim. so ya really you are wider than most with that set up.
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