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Unread 10-23-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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Worried about wheel backspacing?

Ordered cragar 15x8 with 4inch backspacing and a -13 offset. 32x11.50s are going on them. The lift I'm putting on is bds 2 inch kit with more 5/8 shackles. I'm worried that the tires are gonna stick to far out n that I shoulda gone with 4.50 backspacing. Anyone have input or pictures to help me?

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Unread 10-23-2011, 05:13 PM   #2
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15x8 soft 8 with 4" backspace. 32x11.50. one row of lugs sticks out, ~2.5" of tire maybe.

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15x8 soft 8 with 4" backspace. 32x11.50. one row of lugs sticks out, ~2.5" of tire maybe.
Do you have any other pictures of your jeep that would show more?
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don't know if these will help





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Unread 10-23-2011, 06:40 PM   #5
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Does anyone have any pictures of 15x8 cragars with 4.75 inch backspacing? This is the only other option I have and could prolly call summit racing and have them switch my order around if these look better to me.
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Unread 10-23-2011, 06:49 PM   #6
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you dont want too big of a backspacing because then your tires will rub on full lock. I have 33x12.5 km2s on 15x8 soft 8's with 4in bs and i rub at full lock. Why dont you want it to stick out too far? fender laws?
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Unread 10-23-2011, 07:39 PM   #7
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you dont want too big of a backspacing because then your tires will rub on full lock. I have 33x12.5 km2s on 15x8 soft 8's with 4in bs and i rub at full lock. Why dont you want it to stick out too far? fender laws?
Well my main reason is because I can't stand the look of a jeep when the tires stick too far out from the body. And the the other reason is fender laws because where I am at in pa the cops seem to not like anyone with modifications to there vehicles

I'm doing my lift on Saturday, but for the past 3 years I've ran 31's on no lift with stock wheels and have gotten used to not turning the wheel the whole way cus of it rubbing.
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