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Old 10-14-2005, 11:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow Using Big Rubbers?

How large of tires can safely be run at highway speeds?
oops... its a Blazer with a 118" wheel base..


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Old 10-14-2005, 12:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thats a pretty variable question. it depends on your rig. The crop sprayers drive safely with 68" tall tires. My 38.5" tsl's are horrible on the road though. I think they are safe, but they ride very rough.
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Old 10-14-2005, 12:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Same here, 38.5 TSL' son the road sucked, but have seen rigs running over 44" on the road (aside from fullsize trucks). I think the 40" range is the borderline.
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Old 10-14-2005, 12:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I too had a friend with 38.5" TSL's that sucked on the road. 38X12.50's aren't nearly as bad, though they're about 2" shorter & 20lbs lighter.

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Old 10-14-2005, 01:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Friend of mine just put 44s on his 95 Ram, does 70-80 with it and the only bitch is not enough motor.
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Old 10-14-2005, 05:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My 44's handle just fine even up to 75-80mph (don't normally go that fast though ).

I've got a friend with a little Toyota on 46's and it is plenty safe.

I'd say it all depends on your exact setup (especially steering, suspension, etc.), how balanced the tires are, etc.
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