Rim Width for 285's

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by wfd175, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. wfd175

    wfd175

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    I was considering purchasing a new set of steelies for my off road set of 285 75 16's.

    What rim width would you use? Stay with OEM or go to a 9" rim?:confused:
     
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    I would not go any wider than stock. Haven't heard of anyone using a 9" wide rim for 285s.
     
  3. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    stock looks dandy...wider may make losing beads worse...

    IMO, section thickness x .66 = rim suggestion...

    11.5" x .66 = 7.59...8"ll do...
     
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    Keep the stock 16x8" wheels.

    I'm running 285/75R16 MTRs on them without complaints.
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    I've seen replacement stock wheels going for up to 700.00 per set and I don't want mess them up. She still is my DD.

    I stick with the OEM 16X8 for my "play" wheels.
     
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