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Is There a Larger Tire Size Than 5.70-8 For an 8 Inch Wheel


I have 5-70x8 tires now What would be the next sizes up keeping the 8inch wheel .. Clearance is not a issue.. Looking to see if their are other options for sizes

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The 5.70-8 tire size is about the largest diameter tire available for an 8 inch rim. Your current tire is about 18 inches in diameter and has a tread width of 5.9 inches.

A 215/60-8 tire is about the same diameter, but has a wider tread width at 8.9 inches. Because of the increased tire width, you wouldn't be able to reuse your existing wheels. You'd need to go with a wider wheel, or use a wheel/tire combo like part # AM3H290 for a 4 on 4 bolt pattern with a Load Range C tire or # AM3H310 for a 5 on 4-1/2 inch wheel bolt pattern.

If you go with a 215/60-8 tire, keep in mind that you'll need additional clearance to the inside of the tire, as the wider tire would come approximately 1-1/2 inches closer to the trailer frame.

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