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post #1 of 7 Old 06-09-2005, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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Need to know all about backspacing

I have my lift coming and bushwakers soon after(think i will order them this weekend)

I am going to get tires when i am done trimming and lifting, but what backspacing or can i just use my stock rims?

Tires=33x10.5x15 BFG MTs

I am kinda tight on money so i need to be able to just use the stocks if i can, but if not then it may set me back and i could save up longer to get rims and tires

teach me about backspacing and what all it does and and and...

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-09-2005, 08:47 PM
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You will need new rims with different BS for 33's. Otherwise you'll rub the LCA's like crazy and the bushwackers will look really funny without the tires out under them.

You should probably go 4" of BS or 4.5". The 4" are MUCH easier to find. The Soft8 style wheels have the 4" you need and they generally run about $40 each.














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On Back Spacing, I turned up sevarl threads on eth subject just be searching "back spacing". Basically it's the distance from the back of the wheel where it mounts to the rotor/drum to the end of the rim lip behind the rotor/drum.

Less BS locates the wheel further out of the wheel well.














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Ok thanks i think i will go with 4in then
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Ya you're gonna need at 4.0 or 3.75 backspacing to make those 33s look wide enough for the bushwackers. even then you said they are only 10.5" wide, so it probably won't look as good as if you had boughten 33x12.50s

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not to jack a thead but what about 32/11.50 bfgs? i gotta do that and i was thinking of 4" nut would 3.75 be better?

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as for the wheels you could just get lucky and find some at the yard for cheap and paint them or spend 4 times the money to get ones that are new and shiny.. depends on what you whant for looks.. just remember that if you go to the yard there are quite a few different rigs that take the same bolt pattern...(ford, dodge, jeep, and some others.)

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