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Unread 05-03-2013, 12:33 AM   #1
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backspacing question

I have the canyon rims sitting around and want to use them on my jeep with a set of 33's but worried that even with spacers on they'll still rub. I was wondering around how much BS they have and if i can just keep using them or should i invest in something with less back spacing like pro comp rock krawlers. Mainly is it safe to run them with 33 x12.5s and spacers

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Unread 05-03-2013, 01:28 AM   #2
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Should be safe to run spacers its the same as running wheels with a smaller backspacing. And i believe the backspacing on zj canyons is like 5.5 or 5.25
96 ZJ Laredo 4x4, 5.2l, 2.25" budget boost, 31 bfg m/t KM2
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Unread 05-03-2013, 10:22 AM   #3
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I had 33 12.50's on stock 95 limited rims with either a 1.25" spacer or 1.5". I can't remember. It didn't rub at all at full lock turning but I also had an ARB bumper. You want 4" to 3.75" of back spacing and you should be fine.
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