post #1 of Old 06-09-2010, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Ordered wrong size rims :[

i thought i ordered 16 inch soft 8s, i got them today, and they are 15"s :[[[[
now i cant order the tires i wanted because they are only available in 16s...

265/75R16 GUARD DOG M/T (E) - Retread Tires from TreadWright, Inc.

i kinda wanna cry.

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post #2 of Old 06-09-2010, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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just realized this isnt exactly technical. sorry about that i just needed to vent
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post #3 of Old 06-09-2010, 10:48 PM
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Why don't you keep the 15's and put some 32x11.5's on them? They're a heck of a lot cheaper than 16" metric tires, but still probably more than the treadwrights. Personally, if I put steelies on my rig, I'd get 15's.

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Why don't you keep the 15's and put some 32x11.5's on them? They're a heck of a lot cheaper than 16" metric tires, but still probably more than the treadwrights. Personally, if I put steelies on my rig, I'd get 15's.
i cant find any decent tires that are anywhere close to that price
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Do the 15's fit over your WJ's calipers?

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Why not just exchange them ?
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post #7 of Old 06-10-2010, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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the boxes were real hard to open, and got ripped to shreds in the process. i think itll be a pain to send them back.
plus one has a decent scuff on it :[
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The 15" will fit but the resulting clearance may not be up to your liking. I bought a single 15" and found that I only had about 1/8" clearance between the caliper and the rim. I settled on 16" and gave the 15" rim away. Many of the the guys here are running the 15" soft 8's without incident.

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Not to mention, they will probably make you pay the shipping to send them back.

The treadwright guard dogs run big anyway. I think you will be just as happy with some 31/10.5/15's

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