I assume your still running the stock tires, there are better no doubt. A wider tire will certainly help, as will a tire like the classic k299 bear claw it’s made with a bead protector on the side wall.
I have 26x9R12 fronts, 26x11R12 rears, reptile radials, my SE rims are all mint except 1 which got a little rash while squeezing between 2 soccer ball size boulders at the exit of a mud hole. I had no control due to ruts and full throttle to make it through. My rear rim would have suffered the same scratch, but that extra bit of width in the rear caused my rear tire to grab and go up over that Boulder.
My buddies steel rim on the front faired much worse. The lip of his rim bent in and tore back a bit. We used the back side of an axe to Bend it back in place so it didn't potentially puncture the sidewall of the tire rolled a bit.
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