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Unread 08-18-2013, 05:26 AM   #1
1911rocks
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Bigger Tires on Canyon Factory Rims

Not a tire and wheel guy, so, please educate me. I want to go to a 33x12.50x15 (BF Goodrich KM2) tire. I've just learned about Back Sapcing. Is there a way to calculate how much Back Space is needed with a particular tire width/height? This is my daily driver so I don't have the luxary of "trial & error". Lastly, does anyone know the Back Spacing value for the Jeep Canyon Alloy Rims? Thanks for your help.


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Unread 08-18-2013, 12:07 PM   #2
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Canyon wheels have 5.5" of Bs. To run 12.5 wide you need wheel spacers, the thinnest I could find are spidertrex1.25" the cheapest were roughcountry at 1.5"
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Unread 08-18-2013, 12:50 PM   #3
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Not warm and fuzzy with spacers

So, if I'm not all warm and fuzzy with spacers am I coreect in assuming that I need ~4.0"" of back space?
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Unread 08-18-2013, 12:54 PM   #4
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