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post #1 of 12 Old 04-29-2012, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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Rims/tires for 4in lift

My rcd 4in lift should be in Monday and I need to order rims and tires. The kit said it would allow 35 inch tires but I think I'm going to go with 33's. What kind of rum am I going to need with 33 12.50s. Will I need some sort of spacer? Just looking for some good recommendations from people more experienced and/or smarter than myself.

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Should have plenty of room for 33s. What kind of spacer do you mean for the wheels?

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What kind of rum am I going to need with 33 12.50s. Just looking for some good recommendations from people more experienced and/or smarter than myself.
I prefer Bacardi silver 86 proof myself.

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The little magic fairies I grind up and use for the BMB pads have to be toasted first and that turns them a very dark brown color which produces a near black dust when you brake so it shows up easier.
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My rcd 4in lift should be in Monday and I need to order rims and tires. The kit said it would allow 35 inch tires but I think I'm going to go with 33's. What kind of rum am I going to need with 33 12.50s. Will I need some sort of spacer? Just looking for some good recommendations from people more experienced and/or smarter than myself.
15x8" wide wheels with 3.75-4" backspacing will work great.If you want them to stick out less past the flares,go with 4.5" backspacing.
My 05' with 33x12.50's and 3.75" backspaced wheels (10" wide,not 8").

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I prefer Bacardi silver 86 proof myself.
I have fat fingers and I was using a tiny keyboard and rum is not really my thing, I'm more of a crown man.
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Should have plenty of room for 33s. What kind of spacer do you mean for the wheels?
I was reading elsewhere on some searches and somebody mentioned needing wheel spacers to clear 33s.
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15x8" wide wheels with 3.75-4" backspacing will work great.If you want them to stick out less past the flares,go with 4.5" backspacing.
My 05' with 33x12.50's and 3.75" backspaced wheels (10" wide,not 8").
Thanks for the info and that's a great looking jeep I think I'm going to run the same setup. But your suggesting 15x8 instead of 15x10?
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Thanks for the info and that's a great looking jeep I think I'm going to run the same setup. But your suggesting 15x8 instead of 15x10?
I like the stance of a 10" wide wheel like my blue Jeep.Most people prefer 8" wide wheels to hold a bead better when airing down really low offroad.

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I like the stance of a 10" wide wheel like my blue Jeep.Most people prefer 8" wide wheels to hold a bead better when airing down really low offroad.
Thanks for all the advice. I'm about to go order right now
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Thanks for all the advice. I'm about to go order right now
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Finally got them mounted. Arb should be here Wednesday so I can install the winch.
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Looks good!

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