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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-13-2006, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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will an 8 inch hauler fit on an 9 inch rim? steel or aluminum VERY IMPORTANT!!! please i'm in a rush for this, if you know please let me know alright?

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anyone??? come on????
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8 in wide tire "will" fit on a 9" wide rim. why you would do this is beyond me.

tire made for a 8" tall rim will not fit on a 9" tall wheel. It might if you get a tire press large enough and the beads don't snap.
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8" tires for 8" rims, 9" tires for 9" rims...

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yeah my thinking was, if the tires smaller then the rim... theoretically, the tire will fit on the rim... then it beceomes... well can you stretch it an inch? thanks guys.

being messed over by a well known . org member sucks :(

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thanks guys, looks like its back to teh ol check book for new rims....

(.org members name with held) no reason to "beat a ead horse as desert says ) sorry.
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sorry dude...

width you can play with..

diameter you CANNOT....

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sorry dude...

width you can play with..

diameter you CANNOT....

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Now wait a minute a 9" wheel dia will go on (maybe over) a 8" rim. The 64 dollar question is does he want it to hold air?????????

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Why am I picturing somebody trying to pound a square peg in a round hole???

Grady, are you insinuating that Sloverado told you that an 8" dia tire would fit on a 9" dia rim, or did you assume that it would?

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sorry, there is no chance of fitting a 8" hauler on a 9" rim.
the last number is the size of the rim (eg. 20x11x9).
20 is the height
11 is the width and
9 is the rim diameter

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Originally posted by Chuck's 06 450@Jun 13 2006, 08:00 PM
Why am I picturing somebody trying to pound a square peg in a round hole???* *

Grady, are you insinuating that Sloverado told you that an 8" dia tire would fit on a 9" dia rim, or did you assume that it would?*
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omg you had me really cracking up there. i also saw someone trying to put a 8 inch tire on a 9 inch rim and the rubber ripping and the threads like coming apart. LOL nice one
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