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Old 11-24-2016, 05:37 PM   #1
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Mixing tire sizes??

I've been looking to replace the steer tires on my bus. It currently has 11r 22.5s but finding these at any sort of a reasonable price has been hard I was able to find some 295/75r22.5s for a good price. Does anyone see any problems with running 295/75R22.5 steers and and 11r 22.5 rear tires?
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Old 11-24-2016, 06:17 PM   #2
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It should be no problem
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No problem +1.

Tires need to be the same size and type across an axle though.
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I'll agree with them as well..... just don't go too much different or your speedo/odo will be inaccurate, and as was said don't mix sizes on the same axle.
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I drove a tree planting bus that had steer tires that were a larger diameter tire than the rear tires. It was noticeable higher in the front and the arse slap against curbs and ditches was worse than it could have been. Otherwise it drove just fine.. The bumper was pretty scraped up, though.
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What the others said. And do buy quality new tires for the front.

While we're at it....
Regarding that size, 295/75R22.5.... These are close enough in diameter to 275/80R22.5 that these two sizes can be used as a pair on the drive. So if you one day go bargain hunting for drive tires....
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