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Unread 04-24-2008, 06:34 AM   #1
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Just put a Rustys 3" lift on my Rubicon Unlimited. Im going to be getting 33x12.50 --15 MT's . Since I need new rims for this I would like some recommendations as to the correct backspacing I'll need for this setup. Remember this rig has D44's--if that makes a difference--

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Unread 04-24-2008, 07:13 AM   #2
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You need 4.5" at most.

If you want the tires tucked under the flares as much as possible, go with the maximum 4.5".

If you want a little wider stance, go with 3.5" - 4".
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