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Unread 03-24-2014, 05:19 PM   #1
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What is the maximum backspacing i can have with 33's

I am planning on buying a set of 33x10.50r15 tires for my 95 yj. with a 15x8" rim and I just wanted to find out what the maximum backspace i can have without the tires rubbing against the leaf springs and also without adjusting the steering stops. any help is appreciated!

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Unread 03-24-2014, 07:25 PM   #2
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my 31x10.5 rubbed leafs at full lock on 5 or 5.5" backspace. . I would say 4-4.5 would be the most. given the 33 will touch even sooner.
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Unread 03-25-2014, 05:28 PM   #3
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ah, i've gotta measure my D-window steelies, i think they may be 4" backspaced. thanks for the help
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Unread 03-26-2014, 12:00 AM   #4
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I have 3.75" of backspace on a 15x8 wheel with 33x12.50. My tires are within a tenth of an inch from rubbing the springs at full lock.
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Unread 03-26-2014, 08:07 AM   #5
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For most Wranglers, 3.75" of backspacing is recommended
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Unread 03-27-2014, 11:09 AM   #6
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awsome, if 33x12.5 dont touch the 33x10.50 should be fine. thanks allot for the help!
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I have 3.75" of backspace on a 15x8 wheel with 33x12.50. My tires are within a tenth of an inch from rubbing the springs at full lock.
How far does tire stick out from body.. would 6 in flarez be to much
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