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Looking to upgrade Tires, was thinking about keeping the stock rims and going up to 30’s what do you guys recommend.
I don’t think I need bead locks as I’m only doing trail ridding and no major rock climbing where I need to “air out”

all recommendations are welcome...
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I have run 30s and now have 32s but I'm using aftermarket 14x7, 5+2 wheels with 1.5" spacers on the back. I like the look of the 32s the best, it looks like it should have come with them from the factory. The 32s also give great ground clearance on the X4 if that is important to you. My 30s were RipSaws and my 32s are RockaBillys. The traction and wear (full 1" tread) was excellent on the RipSaws, not sure on the Rickabillys yet as I haven't ridden much with them. You'll have others say the bigger tires kill the power. I'm haven't notice any power decrease but I did buy some of the lightest 32s available. Oh, BTW, I have experienced a little bit of wheel well rub at full turn with compressed suspension going down into steep gullys with 32s, none with 30s. Its not often and when it does happen its not destructive but it does make some noise. Good luck in your quest and post some pics of what you go with!
 

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Tusk Terrabite® Radial Tire 30x10-15 Medium/Hard Terrain4/137 Tusk Wasatch Beadlock Wheel 15x7 5.0 + 2.0 Machined/BlackMSA Spline Drive Tapered Lug Nut 12mm x 1.50mm Thread Pitch Red with no problems at all.
I used my Stock rims for some systems 3 (31x13-15 14 paddle) DS340 sand tires
and 31x11-15 (ribbed) fronts, maybe later i will look for some lighter sand rims, but for now they work fine.
 

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I have run 30s and now have 32s but I'm using aftermarket 14x7, 5+2 wheels with 1.5" spacers on the back. I like the look of the 32s the best, it looks like it should have come with them from the factory. The 32s also give great ground clearance on the X4 if that is important to you. My 30s were RipSaws and my 32s are RockaBillys. The traction and wear (full 1" tread) was excellent on the RipSaws, not sure on the Rickabillys yet as I haven't ridden much with them. You'll have others say the bigger tires kill the power. I'm haven't notice any power decrease but I did buy some of the lightest 32s available. Oh, BTW, I have experienced a little bit of wheel well rub at full turn with compressed suspension going down into steep gullys with 32s, none with 30s. Its not often and when it does happen its not destructive but it does make some noise. Good luck in your quest and post some pics of what you go with!
I am looking to buy these wheels linked below. But they spec them as 15 x 7 + 38m or 15 x 7 + 13m. How does that translate to the 5 + 2 you mentioned? Need help please!


I already bought the 30" tires linked below, just waiting to buy the rims to install.

 

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I am looking to buy these wheels linked below. But they spec them as 15 x 7 + 38m or 15 x 7 + 13m. How does that translate to the 5 + 2 you mentioned? Need help please!


I already bought the 30" tires linked below, just waiting to buy the rims to install.

The +38 is more of a 5+2 and the +13 is more like a 4+3. If was me I would go with the +38. I run a +38 offset with 32" tires and I like it a lot!
 

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The +38 is more of a 5+2 and the +13 is more like a 4+3. If was me I would go with the +38. I run a +38 offset with 32" tires and I like it a lot!
Good to know thank you! I think I will try the Bronze, something different.. They are going on this guy:



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