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Old 05-15-2007, 11:22 PM   #31
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alright guys i have an update. i was looking through the TJ forum and after doing some research, i think i want to go with a Skyjacker 2" BB and for tire size 285/75/R16s (thanx Simple Scout). This is a clean setup i like. I'm really new to this stuff. What is the stock rim size on a '00 TJ sport? Would the 285/75 tire fit on stock rim? i really don't want to buy a tire and rim set.... thanx guys for any input

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Old 05-16-2007, 08:15 AM   #32
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285~11.25"
.75x11.25 = 8.43"

so that tire is ~32.875 by 11.25... You would have some rubbing under turns.. It would work on stock rims but again it would rub on turns or you can get spacers to spread out the wheels a bit.

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Old 05-17-2007, 08:21 PM   #33
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285~11.25"
.75x11.25 = 8.43"

so that tire is ~32.875 by 11.25... You would have some rubbing under turns.. It would work on stock rims but again it would rub on turns or you can get spacers to spread out the wheels a bit.
so is it worth just getting the tire and fitting them on my stock rims? as far as spacers, do they put the wheels out a lil further to prevent rubbing?
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Old 05-17-2007, 10:03 PM   #34
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yes spacers do that.. Its like getting rims with lower backspacing (the lower #" the backspacing the more the wheels stick out) Stocks are 5.5" so 4.5 or 4.0 BS should be perfect.. Spacers come around minimum of 1" (that i've seen) so moving the wheels out a bit it will put the wheels further out to prevent rubbing while turning

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Old 05-18-2007, 12:00 AM   #35
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perfect!! thanx for the tip! so i think i'm set then, i believe the package deal i want is: 2" BB, 285/75 tires, and 1" spacers. i just got my insurance check for my totaled car, so after the loan payoff and a couple of bills, ill have about 1000 bucks left. i think ill invest in those for the summer! pics will be followed shortly after lol
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Old 05-18-2007, 08:47 PM   #36
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just one thing.. spacers arent that cheap..99 a pair from stores and +70ish from ebay..
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Old 05-18-2007, 09:07 PM   #37
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i would not go with spacers, i would buy black steelies, less expensive
http://www.quadratec.com/products/92600_2XX_B_PG.htm
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as much as i like the cheapness of the steelies i rather buy spacers for 2 reasons.. balancing and bending...
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Old 05-20-2007, 06:17 PM   #39
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i just found out from a friend that spacers are not preferred due to chances of the spacers coming loose, locking up, and twisting axles. He said there fine for back roads, but as far as highways, he said my chances are greater.
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Old 05-20-2007, 06:37 PM   #40
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Back spacers, are bad news. More stuff to attend too. You are much better off getting the right, back spaced, wheels. JMO.
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Back spacers, are bad news. More stuff to attend too. You are much better off getting the right, back spaced, wheels. JMO.
soo should i go with black steelys, or should i get the tire and rim set with a 4.0" backspacing. if i go with the t&r set, im gonna go with 285/75/R16, where would be a good site for this combo?

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