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Unread 03-18-2009, 03:53 PM   #16
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Are those 8" wide? Thanks.
Yes, both have 8" wide wheels too.

and here's a back spacing explanation:

https://www.rsracing.com/tech-wheel.html

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Unread 03-18-2009, 10:02 PM   #17
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Thanks for all the help...I just purchased a set of black Cragar Soft 8 (15x8 w/4" BS) wheels off my brother!
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Unread 03-18-2009, 11:30 PM   #18
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Does anyone have any pictures or know how 33's on 15x8 with 1" of positive backspacing would be?
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Unread 03-19-2009, 02:09 PM   #19
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Does anyone have any pictures or know how 33's on 15x8 with 1" of positive backspacing would be?
Don't do it. We tried to salvage our OEM aluminum rims w/ a +1" offset and you can't get the wheel to go all the way. It's going to hit the sway bar. Cragar (or similar) soft 8's or 10 D's are damn good looking rims and only cost $40-60 a rim. Suck it up and mount the 33's on steelies. It'll look great, fit correctly, and really sharpen up your ride. Just my
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Unread 04-07-2013, 07:39 PM   #20
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Are yall with 4"+ backspacing rubbing your leaf springs when turning?
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