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post #1 of 10 Old 02-24-2009, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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2" BB, 5" wheel spacers, 16x7 wheels...biggest tires?

I will be installing a 2" Rocky Road Outfitters BB, as well as wheel spacers. With the spacers I will have 5.25" of backspacing. I have stock 16x7 silverblades, and am on the lookout for an aggressive A/T look. Any suggestions or pics that could help?

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post #2 of 10 Old 02-24-2009, 11:54 PM
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post #4 of 10 Old 02-25-2009, 12:24 AM
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i never understood the idea behind wheel spacers...

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post #5 of 10 Old 02-25-2009, 12:26 AM
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oh and to answer your question... i wouldn't go anywhere over 30" and be prepared to do some trimming with 31"

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post #6 of 10 Old 02-25-2009, 12:50 AM
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Not to mention... Check the stickies at the top of this forum! One of them will tell you in great length why you shouldn't touch rocky road outfitters with a 99 and a half foot pole, and another will have literally thousands of pictures of lifts and tires with equipment listed so you know what you're looking at.

While you're up there, read the FAQ, at least the entire first post, which covers a large number of topics such as "omg BB wat size tire can i fit lolol????"

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post #7 of 10 Old 02-25-2009, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
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oh boy...

Wow...sorry for the mundane topic...kind of new here to adding mods to my jeep, and I wanted to see what those with more experience had to say.

I did check the reviews on the RRO BB, and from the reviews I saw, it looked like they do a pretty good job for what it is. Besides...i got it for under $100. As for the wheel spacers...I was under the impression...and I think I'm right...that they help give more turning clearance with larger tires (which means less trimming), better stability, and a better look...for those who don't want to shell out the $$ for wider wheels.
All of this info, I got reading other threads, and I just wanted to see what the advice was on the tires. I use my jeep for my daily drive, and mild off-roading.
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post #8 of 10 Old 02-25-2009, 06:25 PM
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Install your BB, and new tires and then decide if you want spacers.

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post #9 of 10 Old 03-01-2009, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
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I got my BB installed on my WJ yesterday, and now I'm just waiting for the new OME shocks to arrive. It looks like I'll have plenty of room for the 31" tires I was hoping for. A buddy of mine put his on recently without a problem. I won't be doing any hard core roading with this jeep...afterall it's just a 2wd! It'll just be a better ride around our farmland and ranch. Thanks for the input!
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heres mine with rubicon rims with cooper stt 33x12.5 and yes had to trim fenders
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