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Old 05-14-2017, 05:29 PM   #1
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17.5" Tires

I currently have 16" rims on my trailer but what I hear is that everyone likes 17.5" rims better. What is the advantage of a larger rim? Do you end up with larger tires too? Are trailer tires or truck tires better? I have heard that truck tires are better.
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Old 05-14-2017, 11:42 PM   #2
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Bigger tires require bigger rims. Bigger tires equal fewer rotations, hence less heat/wear. Long standing discussion on what is better, truck or trailer tires. Do a search on this forum. Many, many posts and opinions.
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:06 AM   #3
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heavy duty tires.. less chance of a blow out. i run J rated tires.. a better ride and less worried about a tire failure
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