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baxxxter3 10-26-2008 06:28 AM

8 or 10 inch rim for 28/11.5 slick.
 
Hi i was just wondering if i should use a 8 or a 10 inch wide rim using a 28/11.5 slick? What is the advantages of both?

bjuice 10-26-2008 06:37 AM

the 10 inch wheel will give you a "wider footprint" this mean more tire will be acutally making contact with the ground...which is a very good thing.

always go with a wider wheel when you can...even the Outlaw 10.5 guy's who must use a 10 inch tire are putting them on 12 inch rims and flattening out the foot print.


in your case there would be No advantage i could think of by using the 8 inch rim...go to 12 inch wheel if it will fit under your car.

Brian

gearhead1011 10-26-2008 09:59 AM

If clearance is an issue you will want to use the narrower wheel to pull the sidewall bulge in. Other than that the wider wheel should be the better choice.


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