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Unread 12-03-2012, 10:14 AM   #1
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Wheel Backspacing

my ZJ has a 4" lift and right now im running 31x10.5 on stock wheels 15x7 with 5.25" bs. Im just trying to figure out if 15x8 with 3.5" bs would stick out too far or rub with the same tires. Any one have any ideas?

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Unread 12-03-2012, 10:19 AM   #2
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3.75" or 4" would be best
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Unread 12-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #3
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Will that .25" make that much of a diference?
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Unread 12-03-2012, 10:56 AM   #4
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3.5" is too much I think. 3.75"- 4" is good.
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"And yes, there is always a torque spec...but its not necessary...and takes way to much time...."
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:13 AM   #5
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I have 15x8 4"BS with 30x9.50 and they are almost flush with fender with maybe a hair of poke.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:18 AM   #6
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This is 3.73" on my 95 I think. Stock rim with wheel spacers.
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Unread 12-03-2012, 11:33 AM   #7
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I'd go with 3.73. I have that with 31s if i went to 3.50 i'd being hitting my fenders even more then i already do.

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