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33x10.50x15 VS 33x12.50x15

is there much apperance difference in a 33x10.50s and 33x12.50s??? pics would be good too
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Huge difference in looks. 33x12.50 looks way better.
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Huge difference in looks. 33x12.50 looks way better.
agreed.
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i was jw bc i havent ever seen them in person before
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I'll get you some comparison pictures.
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Stock 245/75/16 on the left, 35x12.50x15 on the right:
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Depends on your needs. Both are good tires, if you need the extra width or like the way it looks go with 12.5's. If you don't mind the skinniness, 10.5 is easier for the motor to roll since the footprint is smaller and the tire is lighter.

Either tire will perform almost identically offroad. It really comes down to your personal preference on the way it looks.

I personally like the way a 33x10.5 looks. It is the same proportionality as a 37x12.5 sized tire. Similar look, just scaled down.





I've got mine on 15x7 Procomp steelies, with 4" of backspacing.
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More then just tire width plays a part in stance, FYI. Wheel width and offset can make a huge difference.

Here's mine...33x12.50's on 15x8's with -19mm offset.



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33x12.5x15 on stock wheels.

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I like 33x10.5's better. Depends if you enjoy that "stuffed" look or not.
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no backspacing? = 10.5

Backspacing? = 12.5
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i have 33x10.5 with 4.5 inch back spacing


also if you go off road a lot the 10.5 will keep the body a lot cleaner
this is mine after a day of wheeling and my buddy jeep (running 12.5)
we went threw all the same holes
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the appearance is that one is 2" wider. 12.5" looks like southern mini monster truck and looks goofy on a prerunner, 10.5" can look silly on southern truck but its what you want on prerunner. if you have a 4 cyl dont buy 12.5" as stated before the smaller foot print and reduction of rotating mass makes a huge difference if your working with 150ftlbs of tq, but still keeps you dif at the same height which no matter how high you lift the truck will always be the lowest point of the truck.
10.5"
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wyldechild ; Whats the backspacing on your wheels?

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wyldechild ; Whats the backspacing on your wheels?
it says in his post. read the words as well as look at pics.
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it says in his post. read the words as well as look at pics.
Correction, its says his offset (-19.00mm)... not his backspacing
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I wanna say that 10.5 would handle a little bit better in super snowy conditions like what we get here in northern IL. Every time I've ever had super wide tires on a truck they always like to turn into skis when the weather gets bad. Might just be me though..
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wyldechild ; Whats the backspacing on your wheels?
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33x10.50's are awesome. better on fuel, and cost less.





Its a different look, but i prefer 10.50. rims are 15x8's 4" BS with -19 offset from keystone.
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Yup...believe mine are 3.75" BSing. I really like the stance of them.
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