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Unread 02-22-2011, 01:13 PM   #151
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So I managed to pick up not one, but 2 sets of MOAB's. I had a friend of a friend that wanted 40 for his set. And another friend of a friend was just giving them away. I said yes to both in case one of them fell through, and instead I get both sets. My plan is to paint them black as I've been reading how lots of folks have done this and I really like how they look. So here's my question. Can someone explain the whole backspacing thing to me?
If you're willing to sell a set of those at a reasonable price to a fellow wk owner with a limited budget please let me know haha.

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Unread 02-22-2011, 01:16 PM   #152
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Basically the distance from the inside lip of the wheel to where it bolts up to the axle.. you have nothing to worry about putting those on ur wk.

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Unread 03-02-2011, 05:33 PM   #153
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A friend of a friend is selling a set of 255/75/17 bfg km tires for 600. Less then a month old. Once I get my lift on should there be any issue running these? Seems like a great price.
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Unread 03-02-2011, 06:14 PM   #154
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And another question. The only spacers I see online are the spidertrax 1.5". I see people talk about 1.25" and .25" spacers, where are these found?
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Unread 03-02-2011, 06:24 PM   #155
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This is only speculative, but... I think the 1.25 are for a different lug pattern and size... because 1.5'' are the only ones that I saw capable of fitting my jeep.
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Unread 03-02-2011, 06:46 PM   #156
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From what I have found, you can get .25", 1", 1.25", and 1.5" spacers. Our lug pattern is 5x5. Do a search on google or ebay and you will find them. If you really care about them being hub and wheel centric then 1.25" and 1.5" are your only options.
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Unread 03-02-2011, 06:52 PM   #157
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I went back to the spidertrax site, and if you select the WJ jeep then you can select the 1.25" spacers. It says they are 5x5 as well, so that should fit right?
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Unread 03-02-2011, 06:58 PM   #158
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Sorry about that. The post from Aristobrat is actually me, I'm using his laptop to look stuff up and didnt realize he is logged in and not me. ha
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Unread 03-02-2011, 08:51 PM   #159
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If I had known they had 1.25 for "WJ's" I would have selected those... Considering, I know they have the same lug pattern as the WK... why don't they acknowledge this on their site.
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Unread 03-02-2011, 08:57 PM   #160
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You jave to get them for thr jk they have same lug pattern
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Unread 03-03-2011, 10:47 AM   #161
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You jave to get them for thr jk they have same lug pattern
what is this again?
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Unread 03-03-2011, 10:51 AM   #162
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So I shot an email off to the spidertrax folks asking about using their 1.25" spacers on the WK and this is the response I just got. Hope it helps.

"The WHS-006 and WHS-010 are identical except for the thickness. Because of the stud length on the WK, the 1.25" space will be a little short and the lug studs can extend past the wheel mounting surface causing the wheel not to seat correctly. If you were to trim the studs to a height below the wheel mounting surface you would be able to use the 1.25" spacers."
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Unread 03-03-2011, 11:29 AM   #163
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what is this again?
Wheel spacers
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Unread 03-03-2011, 01:26 PM   #164
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Lol... looked like a bunch of gibberish lmao... was trying to decode lol.
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Unread 03-03-2011, 01:47 PM   #165
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ha, I didnt know the WJ had the same 5x5 bolt pattern til I sold my stock wheels to a kid off craigslist
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