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View Poll Results: Tire Size Survey
33x12.5x15 4 2.34%
35x12.5x15 5 2.92%
235x85x16 41 23.98%
265x75x16 24 14.04%
255x85x16 48 28.07%
285x75x16 35 20.47%
305x70x16 2 1.17%
315x75x16 2 1.17%
7.50x16 15 8.77%
Other 8 4.68%
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Old May 5th, 2016, 12:51 AM
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Better traction with thinner tires. Usually, they weigh less as well. Don't rub as much, and allow for better turning/handling on road.

I have run 235's on all my Rovers for 15 years. The 7.5's are virtually the same, and I think there is a reason the military puts this size on their Rovers.
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Old May 5th, 2016, 04:46 AM
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18" wheels are ridiculous in my opinion. Id stick with 16's -Jeff
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