Wheels anr rims qustion - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 09-08-2006, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
Big John
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Posts: 77
Wheels anr rims qustion

So i was thinking of getting some wheel spacers to push my tires and rims out to give it a wider stance but for the same price i can get some new rims. Black AR with the red/blue stripe 15X10's with a negative offset of -38. In have 33X12.5 BF's on my stock ones right now(have now idea what they are-i think old enkeis)
Heres my question, any idea how far out they will be pushed? 1" or 2" or more?
Id like to give it the wider stance. The rims by local tire place is costing me $59/each..The spacers were $250 for the 1 1/2"..the choice was a no brainer..i have an all white jeep with a black top so i think it will look good with the black rims

I notice that the centercaps and lugnuts are chrome, I was wondering if anybody else had bought these and new were to get black centercaps and lugs(or am i not going to have luck with that?)


thanks, in advance


"Big John"
White 86 CJ7



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Big John is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 09-08-2006, 02:16 PM
K.C.Jeep
Registered User
 
K.C.Jeep's Avatar
1983 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Bucks County, PA
Posts: 174
You'll have to compare the backspacing on your current rims with the backspacing of the new rims to figure out your net gain in width.

I'm totally with you, Black Rims on a White Jeep, NICE

I've seen the black center caps and lugs on ebay, do a search.

Good Luck!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
K.C.Jeep is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 09-08-2006, 03:02 PM
Mudslide
Registered User
 
Mudslide's Avatar
1980 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Benton, AR
Posts: 398
Here are the nuts.....http://www.gorilla-auto.com/products...=249&sfID2=249 Maybe you could use a spray bomb on the old caps?

80 CJ7 Laredo-351W, NP435, D300, D30/AMC20, TJ flares, 36" TSL's, 3"BL, spray in liner, tube bumpers, and KC's.
69 F150-Hot 302. Project street truck.
94 Land Cruiser-33" MTX's (my wife's)
03 GMC-DD work truck.


Time is fun when you're havin' flies.
Mudslide is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 09-08-2006, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
Big John
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Posts: 77
awesome, thanks for all the info..my guy actually found the black lugnuts for like 3$ more but still have not found the black caps..might jsut have to have them powdercoated black or something
How do you check backspacing?..i guess im going googling..haha

"Big John"
White 86 CJ7



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Big John is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Post Your 17" Wheels/Rims Military Jeeper Jeep CJ Forum 4 06-21-2008 05:52 PM
Who's got the largest selection of CJ-7 wheels/rims portocar Jeep CJ Forum 4 06-09-2007 07:44 AM
Could someone help with rims/wheels question??? txbobcat Jeep CJ Forum 2 05-09-2006 10:30 AM
Beadlock Wheels / Rims MY_CJ_AND_ME Jeep CJ Forum 5 04-02-2006 01:16 PM
Newbie qustion jeepin_man Jeep CJ Forum 7 08-10-2005 10:03 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome