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Damage by big tires?

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I have 32" Super Swampers TSL/SX which I use for offroading. Had my G serviced a while ago and my mechanic showed me that all the needle bearings in the gearbox has been flattened like a pancake! He is thinking that the big tires could have something to do with it.
Are there any other things I should be worried about running big tires that could damage my G?

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How can the tires do that to your gearbox? I can imagine that you develop more torque on the diffs, but flatten the bearings on your gearbox???
I can also imagine that the gearboxes have been "beefed up" due to the much larger engines in the 463s.
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