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Unread 07-25-2012, 03:12 PM   #1
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Largest diameter Rim that will fit on 31x10.50 tires?

I'm buying a jeep Cherokee and plan on putting 31x10.50 tires on it. But I'd rather have some bigger rims rather than the 15's that I have on my wrangler. And I don't want to get into those metric tire sizes because they confuse me haha. So does anyone know if they make 31x10.50x16 or 17?

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Unread 07-25-2012, 03:19 PM   #2
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Your gonna have to go metric in the 16 and 17" rim sizes for the 31s, no way around it

http://www.dakota-truck.net/TIRECALC/tirecalc.html

Play with that for a while
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Unread 07-25-2012, 03:41 PM   #3
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This might help, too.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tirete....jsp?techid=53
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Why would you want the largest rim possible? The larger the rim, the smaller volume of air. More air=smoother ride...
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Unread 07-25-2012, 03:50 PM   #5
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Why would you want the largest rim possible? The larger the rim, the smaller volume of air. More air=smoother ride...
That's not the largest rim possible. My friend has 2012 wrangler with 20's I'm looking at maybe 16's or 17's. Probably 16's.
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Unread 07-25-2012, 03:52 PM   #6
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if you want to run 16s i wouldnt go anymore than a 265/75r16 without a lift, that is about a 32 inch tire.
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Unread 07-25-2012, 04:03 PM   #7
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I'm looking at a 16x8 wheel. Would that fit?
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Unread 07-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #8
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Provided the bolt pattern and backspacing are correct, yes.
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