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post #1 of 9 Old 09-28-2010, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Mamba Wheel Fitment

I want to run these Mamba MR-1's on the WJ.






They Make them in 5x5 lug pattern, but i believe the backspacing is wrong. Any one know what it'll take to get these to work in a 17x8 wheel.


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post #2 of 9 Old 09-29-2010, 07:36 AM
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stock backspacing is 6" I believe. I'd go down to 4" or so, pushing the tires out a bit more.

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post #3 of 9 Old 09-29-2010, 11:20 PM
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Just got mine on today

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post #4 of 9 Old 09-30-2010, 08:03 AM
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They look very similar to the JK moabs.

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post #5 of 9 Old 09-30-2010, 09:21 AM
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might as well get moabs

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They have less backspacing which is needed when running bigger tires in order to clear control arms and such.

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post #7 of 9 Old 09-30-2010, 10:07 PM
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post #8 of 9 Old 10-01-2010, 07:50 AM
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Yea go with the Moabs. You can usually find them inexpensive on craigslist or something. I did and they look great. Plus they are a jeep wheel and you have the jeep center cap.

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post #9 of 9 Old 10-01-2010, 09:18 AM
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Just get some JK Moabs. I bought mine for $100 for all 4.


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