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Unread 04-15-2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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i have a 2005 lj rubicon unlimited which i am about to put a 4" lift on, and 33" tires
first, how much backspacing do i need to prevent rubbing
second, will 33" tires look bad with a 4" lift?

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Unread 04-15-2013, 07:07 PM   #2
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4.5 to 4 inches....I'd go with 4 inches of backspacing if you're talking 33x12.5's.

33's and 4 inches of lift will look fine.
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Unread 04-15-2013, 07:15 PM   #3
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4.5 to 4 inches....I'd go with 4 inches of backspacing if you're talking 33x12.5's.

33's and 4 inches of lift will look fine.


http://www.4wheelparts.com/shoppingcart.aspx

will this tire/wheel combination work for me?
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Unread 04-15-2013, 07:45 PM   #4
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http://www.4wheelparts.com/shoppingcart.aspx

will this tire/wheel combination work for me?
The linky no worky.
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The linky no worky.
295/75R-16 tires or 33.3"
16x8 with -44 offset and 4.5 backspace
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295/75R-16 = 33x11.5's
You should be fine. I'd still like to leave a little margin for bigger tires, but the choice is yours.
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Unread 04-21-2013, 11:40 AM   #7
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I run 33s on a 4in lift. It's a pretty good look. My set up is 33x12.5 r15 duratracs on 15x10 pro comps with 3.75 backspacing. Before that I used stock wheels with a 1.25 spacer on same tires.
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