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    Can you run a 27.5 x 4.5 barbegazi on a Duroc 50 or similar rim?

    Any one running 4 inch/ish tires on “plus” rims?
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    Technically....you can.
    I did it to see if the tire would fit in a frame.
    You end up with a very round profile and have to run high pressure to stabilize the sidewalls....both which defeat the purpose of a big tire.
    So you can....but I wouldn't recommend it

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    But...a Hodag on that rim is a great all around tire

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    Quote Originally Posted by the mayor View Post
    But...a Hodag on that rim is a great all around tire

    As are the new 3.8" Gnarwhals.

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    Is the gnarwall a winter specific tire since in has spots for studs or can it be run in the summer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrLapp View Post
    Is the gnarwall a winter specific tire since in has spots for studs or can it be run in the summer?
    it has stud pockets, but could absolutely be run in summer. i plan on doing so with mine. #thumbsup

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