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Unread 01-21-2014, 08:00 AM   #1
seanB27
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Wheel question

I put my tires up on Craigslist the other day and I got a response and the guy asked me what the offset was. Does anyone know the offset that my 98 zj limited has?

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Unread 01-21-2014, 08:09 AM   #2
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factory wheels? which wheels are they?
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Unread 01-21-2014, 08:15 AM   #3
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Factory wheels. One site they said they were medium and another said medium/high
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Unread 01-21-2014, 08:43 AM   #4
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Factory ZJ rims have around 5"-5.25" of back spacing.
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Unread 01-21-2014, 09:27 AM   #5
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It's not hard to measure backspacing. Should be plenty of how-tos around online if you google for it. Basically just lay a straight edge over the inside lip of the rim and measure to the mounting flange and subtract the distance from the lip to the face where the bead seals (usually 3/8" - 1/2"). Offset is the distance between the centerline of the two beads and the mounting flange. Make sure you specify which way is positive and which negative. People aren't always consistent.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/tire-whee...ckspacing.aspx
http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/tech/...jsp?techid=101
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