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Unread 02-24-2010, 04:20 PM   #1
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wheel spacers or not

I am putting 33/12.50.15 pro comp x terrains on my zj i'm using stock jeep grizzly wheels the 5 spoke with polished lip. There 15x7 im thinking 5in backspace or 5.25 do i need to run spacers so it doesn't rub arms and what not? If i do what size spacers should i run?

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Unread 02-24-2010, 04:22 PM   #2
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spacers always make it more of an aggressive look i think, i have 1.25 on my wj with 33x11.5x17 on the rubicon wheels which is 5.25 back spacing i think
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Unread 02-24-2010, 04:56 PM   #3
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how do you plan to put 33s on a stock suspension?
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:18 PM   #4
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spacers always make it more of an aggressive look i think, i have 1.25 on my wj with 33x11.5x17 on the rubicon wheels which is 5.25 back spacing i think
Sorry for the hijack, Care to post a pic? I was looking to get spacers for mine.
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:36 PM   #5
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you'll be rubbing all over the place with only 5" of backspacing.
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:45 PM   #6
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33x12.5x15's on 7" wheels is pushing it; especially if you air down for wheeling. Even 1.25" spacers (a common size) might not be enough. And without 4 1/2" lift and some trimming you will not fit 33's on there anyways.
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:46 PM   #7
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i wish i had a facepalm picture for this thread
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1994 grand cherokee laredo 4.0 IRO 5.5 critical path long arm kit and OTK steering 35x12.50x15 BFG KM2's

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[CENTER][SIZE="5"][COLOR="Red"]FOR SALE ONE SET OF ZJ D44A AXLE SHAFTS $150 SHIPPED[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER]
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:48 PM   #8
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this is the best view of the tires i have...sorry

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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:54 PM   #9
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is that your wj? if it is the black and red theme you got going is friggin badass. i would be doing black and red on my jeep if it wasnt blue lol
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1994 grand cherokee laredo 4.0 IRO 5.5 critical path long arm kit and OTK steering 35x12.50x15 BFG KM2's

high pinion dana 30 and 8.8 in garage
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[CENTER][SIZE="5"][COLOR="Red"]FOR SALE ONE SET OF ZJ D44A AXLE SHAFTS $150 SHIPPED[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER]
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:57 PM   #10
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yes sir =]
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Unread 02-24-2010, 05:58 PM   #11
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1994 grand cherokee laredo 4.0 IRO 5.5 critical path long arm kit and OTK steering 35x12.50x15 BFG KM2's

high pinion dana 30 and 8.8 in garage
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[CENTER][SIZE="5"][COLOR="Red"]FOR SALE ONE SET OF ZJ D44A AXLE SHAFTS $150 SHIPPED[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER]
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Unread 02-24-2010, 06:02 PM   #12
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just made rocksliders and now working on a rear bumper with tire carrier...its in a thread on here, but you should at least get a 3-4 inch lift with spacers and you should be fine.
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Unread 02-25-2010, 08:16 AM   #13
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I am lifting it i just want to use the jeep grizzly wheel i like the look.Reason i ask for what size spacers to run is for turning lock to lock and or flexing it a bit.The spacers will move my back spacing to -what ever thickness spacer from the stock backspacing. What is recommended backspacing for the jeep grand cherokee zj with a 12.50 wide tire
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Unread 02-25-2010, 10:42 AM   #14
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1.25" Spacers will work just fine. I would recommend a good quality set from Spidertrax or Ballistic Fab.

If you decide on Spidertrax, I would call to order to make sure they are in stock. I've seen more than one site saying they are back-ordered until May.

I like the Ballistic Fab spacers because they are the same quality and are $20/pr. cheaper.

Wheel Spacers 5 x 4.5" (pair) with hardware
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Unread 02-25-2010, 08:22 PM   #15
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Those tires arent gonna fit unless youve got a good sized lift tho
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