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post #1 of 7 Old 06-29-2013, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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What would you do ???

My 97 OBS has 16.5" wheels with 37 military tires. I want to keep the same look but want to go with a different wheel/tire size set up. Budget friendly
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I would buy 17's because the tire selection is better. Especially for 37x12.5

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Thanks for the reply. It looks like 35's on 17" wheels for me, I cant't justify the cost of 37"tires.
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Out of curiosity, why not continue running the Goodyear military tires? I bought a set of 16.5 Centerlines for that eventual purpose.

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I'm not a serious 4 wheeler. I drive this truck part time to our retreat (200mi) one way every other weekend. The trck had the 37s on it when I bought it.
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What size tire should I run under a 6 inch suspension?
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What size tire should I run under a 6 inch suspension?
37" will look great. 35" look smaller, but still good with 6'' lift

PIS 175/80's, Van Turbo with EBPV, BD Billet Wheel
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