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Unread 01-18-2014, 09:11 AM   #16
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Looks really good I like how the tires do not stick out- Did you do any thing to stop the rubbing?
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Not really, I just didn't turn the steering wheel all the way to full lock. If I did and felt the tire rubbing, I would just back off a bit. Not like I was losing any turning radius anyway.

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Unread 01-30-2014, 01:48 AM   #18
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I too run 35x12.50x17 Nitto Trail Grapplers. The rims are 17x9 Ion Alloys with 5" BS. Had to trim the front air dam and the rear wheel well next to the rocker guards.
So anything less than 5" backspacing would make the tire stick out beyond the fender flares more? And positive offset (+10mm) would move it out even more?
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Unread 01-30-2014, 06:59 AM   #19
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So anything less than 5" backspacing would make the tire stick out beyond the fender flares more? And positive offset (+10mm) would move it out even more?
I cant speak for the offset, but yes, less backspacing will cause your tire to stick out further.
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Unread 01-30-2014, 08:01 AM   #20
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Wheel width plays a roll when going off of back spacing. A 17x9 with 5" BS will stick out 1" farther than a 17x8 with 5" BS but a 17x8" with 4" BS will be equal to the 17x9 with 5" BS.

The Offset is the Wheel mounting surface's relation to the centerline of the wheel.

Backspacing is the wheel mounting surfaces relation to the inside bead (relation/location to the vehicle).

The backspacing needed remains constant but the offset can vary from one wheel to another.
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Wheel width plays a roll when going off of back spacing. A 17x9 with 5" BS will stick out 1" farther than a 17x8 with 5" BS but a 17x8" with 4" BS will be equal to the 17x9 with 5" BS.

The Offset is the Wheel mounting surface's relation to the centerline of the wheel.

Backspacing is the wheel mounting surfaces relation to the inside bead (relation/location to the vehicle).

The backspacing needed remains constant but the offset can vary from one wheel to another.
Agree (mostly) but the tire/rim calculator I use states only 1/2" increase (inside or outside) for a 1" increase in rim width for the same backspacing? If the offset is the same, then they would stick out 1" full inch

www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp

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Unread 01-30-2014, 12:32 PM   #23
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Agree (mostly) but the tire/rim calculator I use states only 1/2" increase (inside or outside) for a 1" increase in rim width for the same backspacing? If the offset is the same, then they would stick out 1" full inch

www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp

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If the backspacing remains the same from an 8" wheel to a 9" wheel, The inside bead of both wheels remains at the same location. The additional 1" will be added to the outside of the wheel. The offset of both wheels will be different though.
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