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Unread 08-15-2009, 08:15 AM   #1
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17" jeep rubi wheels on wj

After recently purchasing some 17" jk rubi wheels and tires (and i cant find my wheel nut lock thing or i would just try to put them on )
I noticed there is very little backspacing ...
I am wondering if I need a 1" wheel spacer or something ???
I have claytons long arms front will it rub?


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Unread 08-15-2009, 08:26 AM   #2
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im not 100% sure but i think they will fit
ive seen other people running them

also im running the stock jk steel wheels and i painted them black
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No you don't need spacers. They are almost the same backspacing as the WJ wheels are.
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Unread 08-15-2009, 02:49 PM   #4
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thanks.... i got those lug nuts off with a special tool. here are some lame pics
(there is 1" of space infront of tire and back of tire and 1" at full turn at the long arm/ control arm)



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Unread 08-15-2009, 03:50 PM   #5
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You don't need them, but you will want them. Mine rub on the control arms when at almost full lock.
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Unread 08-17-2009, 12:10 PM   #6
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How much lift are yoou running and now that you have them on, how much rubbing are you getting?
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