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Old April 7th, 2015, 09:46 PM
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Tire help

I know what tires I am going to get I'm going to get some BFG AT K/O 235/85/16. But the question I have is I know the rim size is 16 but that's all, I am looking at paddock and they have 16x6.5 to 16x10 what size do I need I know the offset is 8mm stock but there are still four options left. please help.
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Old April 7th, 2015, 10:29 PM
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No not factory there some kind of off brand tire, and I have steel wheels.
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Old April 8th, 2015, 07:16 PM
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I'm just trying to figure out what the number after the rim size is, and if it is even important.
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Old April 8th, 2015, 07:21 PM
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*wheel size are shown as 16x7 or something of the like. What number are you referring to?
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Old April 8th, 2015, 07:38 PM
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16x6.5 or 16x10 is referring to a 16" diameter rim with a width of 6.5" or 10", etc. If you look up the tire you're looking at and find the manufacturer's spec sheet it specifies the minimum and maximum rim width for the tire.

For example I have stock wolf rims that are 16x6.5 and I put on bfg km2 255/85r16 tires, they list a minimum rim width of 6.5" maximum 8". See attached.
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Old April 8th, 2015, 07:53 PM
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Ahhh thanks a lot Blake that help was going to get the 235/85R16 BFG All Terrain T/A KO and rims on paddock now I know what to get 16x6 rims thanks for the help
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Old April 8th, 2015, 08:14 PM
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A Wolf rim is probably the best choice for that size. Good width and offset.
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Old April 8th, 2015, 08:42 PM
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Offset on wolf is 20mm, I thought the stock offset was 8mm?
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