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Old 08-02-2006
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changing wheels, 15x8 to 15x10 question

right now i'm rolling on 15x8 wheels, if i went to 15x10's on there would the tire wear be messed up? would they roll smooth, or wear unevenly?
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They should actually wear better. Your contact patch will be more even (flat).

I have 15x8's on 12.5 wide tires and I am at 20psi and still have 1/4" not touching on each side. That can cause uneven tire wear.

If I had 15x10's, I could be at 30 psi and have the full tire touching
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tire wear will be better, handleing will be better...
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^^^I can't wait to get bigger rims...

I want MAXX8's in 18's, but I might get MT's or ProComps (15x10)
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Old 08-06-2006
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well i think i'm getting some 15 x10 dick cepek dc- 1's. now my mtrs should be fine right? i just wanna make sure here. i have ran 15 x 8's for about 3 or 4k, and with these new 15 x10's it should roll even smoother? because i've had trouble getting them balanced correctly, on the highway they tend to wobble , thanks
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they wont wear unevenly with the switch?
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They should actually wear better. Your contact patch will be more even (flat).

I have 15x8's on 12.5 wide tires and I am at 20psi and still have 1/4" not touching on each side. That can cause uneven tire wear.

If I had 15x10's, I could be at 30 psi and have the full tire touching
Damn, my cooper's are suppose to be @ 50psi cold.
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I was thinking of getting 16x10. Would there be any rubbing with 285/75/16 with a 3 in BL?
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Damn, my cooper's are suppose to be @ 50psi cold.
are you reading off the side wall? i had those tires. i beleave it sayed 50psi cold max for like 1,250pd think about that its 1 tire.. for 1,250pd thats alot...our trucks weigh a little over 3000pd i figured out a math problem once for the STT and it came out to be like 31psi for the ranger
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Yah u dont follow the max psi...
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i wouldnt max out the pressure... i always keep with the 32 psi no mattere what the tire says.
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I dunno, I just did the chalk test...

It took until 21 psi for mine to ride with a complete contact patch
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