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Unread 09-01-2012, 12:34 PM   #1
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32 x 11.5 on 15 x 8"

Will a 32x11.5 tire fit on a 15 x 8 rims? Anybody seen this before? do you know what this will look like? Any pictures?

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Unread 09-01-2012, 01:07 PM   #2
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Will be fine
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Unread 09-07-2012, 10:18 PM   #3
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Yup on my rig with no problems. Just make sure your back spacing is correct. I have 3.75 and no problems
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Unread 09-08-2012, 07:00 AM   #4
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I know it's not what you are asking for but I have 33-12.50-15's on an 8 inch rim. The tire dealer said they might not work so I told him to do it anyway it would be fine and what do you know they were fine.


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Unread 09-08-2012, 12:53 PM   #5
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Generally 4" wider tires than the wheel is as far as you should go (8" wheel/12" tire, 7"/11" tire...) but many have gone 5" wider tires than the wheel. I have 11" wide tires on 8" wheels and it holds the bead fine at 10-12psi but lower tire pressure can be run.
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Unread 09-08-2012, 01:50 PM   #6
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Running tires like this is ideal off road. depending on the ratio of side wall. I would not do this if you say running 20"s on 35"s. not enough side wall to make up in the pinch, well unless we are talking 40+ tires on 20"s but by then the rim is 10-12 inches and still not as wide as a 14.5.

ON road where you loose is, you will have to run a lower PSI than what is on the Jeep or the tire. mpg and some side wall stabilty.
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