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I tried a search but came up with pages and pages of misc. tire info so I thought I would just ask outright...

Can I safely fit a set of 33x12.50x15's on my stock wheels? Theyre 15x8 right? Its a 95 Bronco XLT with the 10 hole aluminum wheels. I dont plan on airing them down much if any if it will pose a problem.

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I think they are 15x7 and you're gonna run into a problem with them. I think the wheel is too skinny for such a wide tire. I could not put my 33's on the stock wheels.
 

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i was told 33's wouldnt fit on a 92-96 bronco at stock ride height becasue of rubbing issues on the front bumper. my friend has a 91 bronco with 33X12.50's and stock ride height and he doesnt rub.
 

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I have the 96 10 hole alcoa's on my '89 with 33x12.50 BFG A/T's, i think the alcoa's are 7.5" wide, 8" or wider is recommended for a 12.50" wide tire. My tires rub pretty good when i turn. On my old bronco i ran 15x8's and 33x12.50's and they rubbed, but not as much. I think you'll be fine, the tires might wear in the center more than with a wider rim.
 

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My stock Bronco wheels are 15x8 and i run 33-12.50-15 pro comp M/T's and i havent had any issues whatsoever. I even ran them before i lifted the truck and didnt get any rubbing except at full stuff in the rear. No rubbing at all in front
 

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i ran 36's on stock 15x8's and put that bronco thru hell....u can do it with out probs....it ain't 12.5 inches wide where the wheel is mounted to the tire only at the widest part!!
 

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sxz9d3bronco said:
i was told 33's wouldnt fit on a 92-96 bronco at stock ride height becasue of rubbing issues on the front bumper. my friend has a 91 bronco with 33X12.50's and stock ride height and he doesnt rub.

http://www.supermotors.org/vehicles/registry/detail.php?id=9140&s=26679#content

it took all of about 30 minutes including taking the bumper off and on. But I did have a friend. This worked fine for DD. when i did some trails, I noticed i still needed to take out some of the metal on the lip of the edge of the bumper. one grinder and 15 minutes later, problem solved.

still might get some rub on the Radius Arms depending on your wheel back spacing. Easy solution, don't crank the wheel as far as it will go.
 

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I'm not worried about rubbing, I plan on cutting the bumper as needed.

imlikeojnow, do you have any pictures of the 33's on your stock rims?

Also, are there any 15x8 or 15x9" rims that come stock on any trucks with the same bolt pattern which I might be able to find pretty cheap? Older f-150's? anything else?

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oh yeah i got like three spacer washers for each bumpoer bolt and that was enough for the wheels not to rub on the bumpers
 

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I am running 33x12.50x15's on my stock wheels just fine. They rub the radius arms at full crank, but other than that, they mounted, and ride just fine. Heres a pic so you can see what wheels ive got. these are stock by the way. They are 8 inched wide also.
 

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Ok, I have the same wheels as dirtydave, and steveG. That doesnt look too bad at all if you ask me.

The reason I dont want to buy new rims is because I dont have another $200 to spend on even el-cheapo's. At this point I dont even have the cash for the rubber, I'm just doing the research right now.

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Also, check different brands of tires. I know BF Goodrich makes a 33x10.50 and a 33x9.50 in their At's that will fit ur stock rims.
 
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