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Unread 06-04-2011, 04:01 PM   #1
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Will these tires fit? Backspacing question

96 Jeep Cherokee with a 4.5 in lift, no blocks
I got some 12.5x33 (305/70/r16)toyos, and I want to buy some American Racing Baja 16x8
with 4.5" of backspacing.
My question is, how much backspacing should I need to not be rubbing while street driving. I would rather not cut up my flares, although the bumper caps up front can be trimmed.
I understand that when wheeling, flexing will make them rub. Ill take care of that. I just want a comfortable street rig that can go offroad
Here it is on some 15x10 with 275/60 on it


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Unread 06-04-2011, 04:03 PM   #2
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My 33's rub lca at full lock but that's about it. I'm on 4.0" backspace, so at the very least you'll probly hit lca.
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Unread 06-04-2011, 11:58 PM   #3
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My 33's rub lca at full lock but that's about it. I'm on 4.0" backspace, so at the very least you'll probly hit lca.
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As for the flares, you may get away with it on the street, but not offroad. My 31"s eat the flares in the back with 4.5" of lift. The opening is just too small. I need to trim or bumpstop.
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Unread 06-05-2011, 01:41 PM   #4
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my 32x10.50 rub hard on my lca's with 4.5" backspace with 3" lift
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Unread 06-05-2011, 06:14 PM   #5
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im getting them mounted tomorrow in the morning so ill let you all know. I scored the rims, and tomorrow im getting another set of tires
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Unread 01-21-2012, 02:29 PM   #7
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lol yes. I actually junked that jeep. Heres some pictures. I got the american racing baja with 4.25 of backspacing.
6.5 33x11.5 no rub

some flex




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