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Old December 5th 2008, 15:07
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Originally Posted by oasis View Post
A 9 1/2" tire extends 3/4" more to the inside and 3/4" more to the outside than the 8" rear wheels.

That's not quite right. An 8" wheel will actually have an overall width from edge to edge of close to 9". So a tire with a section width of 9-1/2" will only hang over roughly 1/4" on each side of the wheel.

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