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Wider tires on the front

Besides not being able to rotate the tires. Are there any draw backs to running a wider tire on the front than the rear. I'd like to run 35x10.50's on the rear duals but then run a 35x12.50's on the front.
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I don't think there will be any issue at all. MPG might suffer slightly but that is normal with bigger tires.

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do the super single mod that will take you to a 40" tire
I love that look. But the price is crazy.. It might be ok in the winter if I had skies on the front. It would be like a big dual track snowmobile.
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I also thought about this on my welding rig truck. But decided against it after I thought about the rotation issue and the fact that wider tires are harder on front end parts. (bearings, hubs, ball joints, etc). I need reliability on that truck... I'd stay with a the same size, front and back.
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