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Old 03-15-2008, 09:01 PM
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what is the widest I can go with a Weld draglite 15 x 7 without having tread wear problems?
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you could go 26 X 10 1/2" butit will roll it in a bit, and only be about 9 1/2" wide
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ok cool, how bout not worrying about the tread wear...how wide?
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what would tread wear have to do w/ it ???

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ok I'll get to the point....can I put 255's on them?
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without odd tirewaer probably not
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alright, thanks dude
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the only reason you'll have odd tirewear is that the sidewalls will be pulled in a bit.....you'll still have a wider contact than anything else you can buy

hasn't this already been said ????

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why not get 15x8's?
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