Tire/Wheel size

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I need some education on proper tires and wheels for my cruiser. I would like to buy as large as possible without additional lift or any body cutting. The fenders are original and I would like to keep them that way. I currently have a 2 1/2 inch shackle lift with Goodyear 31-10.50 R15 AT/S and need help knowing what my options are in Mud tires (or close). My cruiser will see occasional pavement, I don’t want bead-lock rims or exceptionally wide tires and money is scarce. I also want to mount a 5th on my original spare arm so I assume that limits choices as well. So far Thornbirds, SuperSwampers, Boggers and the narrow Military styles as have caught my eye purely based on looks . Can you help me understand what my options are and why? Also, what is a good source for members to get our tires and save a few bucks without getting junk? Thanks in advance…Josh

Oh, one other question, I want to put a minimal alarm system on it to at least deter vandals. I saw one that uses "doppler" to form a protective "field" I guess that if someone reached in the vehicle when the top is off the alarm would sound. Is this legitimate or am I missing something? Thanks Josh :-/
 

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Super Swamper Radial, 33x10.5x15, 15x8" rims with 3.5" or 3.25" backspacing. Nice ride, great traction, smooth hum on the highway, and should fit without sheet metal trims on yer rig.
 

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