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Old October 30th, 2012, 06:50 AM
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Default Humvee tires in our rims?

Stupid question - Since our rims have a larger OD due to the split rim design, would 16.5" tires such as humvee tires be safe to run?
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Old October 30th, 2012, 09:49 AM
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I would not. The tires even have "Do not use on 16 inch Rim" branded into the side of them.
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Old October 30th, 2012, 11:41 AM
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the bead of the tire (16 vs 16,5) is shaped different, as is the rim bead. take a good look at the profile of each and you will see why it won't
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Old October 30th, 2012, 07:28 PM
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HELL NO buy some trailworthy fab rims u cheap ass lol
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I would have tried it if I had the tires already. I tried mounting 11X16 XL tires on 16.5 inch rims. Months later the tire exploded violently, the bead and sidewall tore up
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