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Old 01-22-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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Thinking About Larger Tires


Suppose I could use this on the pick-Um-Up?
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Old 01-29-2011, 04:20 PM   #2
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Re: Thinking About Larger Tires

How big?



A lot bigger than my watch.



About 16" across.
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Re: Thinking About Larger Tires

They are used singly in place of dual wheels on tractor trailers...I see them on the road all the time.
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I hear they're much better FE than duals. downsides are no redundancy and poor performance in the snow.
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