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  1. Tires & Wheels
    I'm new to the community and a recently acquired 2018 2 door jk rubicon recon. Stock wheels are nice but want to have a set of 35s for having some fun. I was told the Method Race Wheels 305 NV, 17x8.5 with 5 on 5 Bolt Pattern - Matte Black - MR30578550500 would fit these mickey Thompsons...
  2. Tires & Wheels
    I know this subject has been beaten to death but here goes. 2005 rubicon, 4.5 BDS lift, quick disconnects, 1.25 spacers. I'm looking at going for some steel 16x8 wheels but not sure about the back spacing. I have the stock moab wheels on now with 1.25 spacers. The garage I used to take my jeep...
  3. Tires & Wheels
    Has anyone ever put Land Rover Defender wheels on a TJ. We found some really cool Defender Wheels in England and can’t find anybody style close here in the US, so we are thinking about getting them and wheel adapters (Good Ones) Andy ordering new if anyone can help with the fitment before we...
  4. XJ Cherokee Technical Forum
    Been doing a bunch of searches on this, some of the info contridicts itself but I'm looking to purchase some cragar soft 8s or some pro comps. But am not sure what backspacing is a safe bet. Right now I have a 4.5 in lift with 35x14.50x15 (not sure what backspacing they rub when wheel is fully...
  5. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    I am going to replace my 33x10.50x15 tires with a set of yet to be determined 35x12.50x15 tires. I currently have steel wheels with 3.75" back spacing and hope they will be about right for my new tires. If not I am hoping to find out ahead of time so I don't have to mount and balance them twice...
  6. YJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    I've got a '95 YJ with an SOA, D30, Ford 8.8, 2.5L, and 33x9.50 BFG MT's. My current 15x8 rims have 3.75" backspacing, because the stock rims with 5.25" backspacing had the tires rubbing the leaves. This setup has worked really well for me. Fast forward 15 years & 60K miles, and the BFG MT's...
  7. YJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    I am planning on buying a set of 33x10.50r15 tires for my 95 yj. with a 15x8" rim and I just wanted to find out what the maximum backspace i can have without the tires rubbing against the leaf springs and also without adjusting the steering stops. any help is appreciated!
  8. Tires & Wheels
    Im going to be buying Nitto Trail Grapplers or Mud Grapplers (haven't decided which yet :p) in 35x12.5 r17 but im having a pretty hard time trying to locate 17x9 rims that have 4 inches of backspacing. Yet I've heard of people running them before. Anyone have any advice of which rims to get? I...
  9. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    So i have searched the forum and at this point i have just confused myself more i think. There are quite a few posts on backspacing, how to measure, what the backspacing is on factor wheels......tons of info. Yet somehow i aint getting it. So some clarification please. i bought some wheels...
  10. Wrangler General Discussion
    I am currently running 31x10.5 tires and a 2" BB. I am planning on purchasing new tires in the next week and would like to move up to 32x11.5. I have a set of stock aluminum canyon rims (15x8 with 5.5in backspacing I believe) I don't have any issues with clearance or rubbing as of now but I just...
  11. Tires & Wheels
    i have a 2005 lj rubicon unlimited which i am about to put a 4" lift on, and 33" tires first, how much backspacing do i need to prevent rubbing second, will 33" tires look bad with a 4" lift?
  12. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    Havent been able to find an answere for this yet. Im wanting to purchase some new rims and tires for my TJ, i would like to know if i can use 33x10.5 tires on a stock TJ, without them rubbing, and what amount of backspacing im going to need on the rims and prefered rim sise, i have no plans on...
  13. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    Any one running a 13.5" tire? I will be getting an 8" wide rim, just curious as to what backspacing I should run? I was thinking about 3.25-3.75. Am I close? Thanks for the help in advance. I will be ordering my wheels online so I cant just go to a tire shop and have them test fit them.
  14. ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum
    my ZJ has a 4" lift and right now im running 31x10.5 on stock wheels 15x7 with 5.25" bs. Im just trying to figure out if 15x8 with 3.5" bs would stick out too far or rub with the same tires. Any one have any ideas?
  15. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    New to the forum and had some specific questions. I've scoured the posts and can't find all the information I wanted so was hoping for some help. I have a 2005 Wrangler X and have only recently started doing some work on it. On top of new fog lights, rotors, nerf bars and floor mats, the only...
  16. Tires & Wheels
    I see alot of the same ol black steelies on Jeeps and 4x4's in general...would like to hear some opinions on which you run/perfer and why...what advantages and disadvantages each have.
  17. ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum
    Okay folks. I've read the FAQ, searched posts for a couple days, and called many venders. No good answers yet to my questions. Here it goes. I have a 3 1/2 Rubicon Super Flex lift on my 5.9. According to the FAQ I can fit 265/75R16 on my stock rims with no problem, and it looks like this is...
  18. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    Couple quick questions. I have stock 15x8 Jeep "Ravine" rims. WHat is the EXACT backspacing on them? 5", 5.25" or 5.5"? Also, for folks running 33's and 35's how do you balance your tires? The reputable places around here will balance tires only up to about 31" and anything larger they...
  19. TJ Wrangler Technical Forum
    If i run a 3 inch lift with 33s on stock rims, will they rub with the 5inch deep backspacing? if so how bad, will it rub at full turn? thanks :help:
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