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Old 09-13-2010, 07:36 PM   #1
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looking to put on some bf goodrich 33x12.5. what would be a good wheel size ( i was thinking 15x10 or 16x10) and what kind of backspacing would i need?
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When I run 33's I ran 15/10/15 with no issues

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Old 09-13-2010, 07:49 PM   #3
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When I run 33's I ran 15/10/15 with no issues
???? 4" bs is about perfect for 12.5's on a TJ.... I wouldn't go with a 10" wheel if you air down offroad, you run more of a risk of loosing a bead. On road it'll be fine, just heavier...

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Old 09-13-2010, 07:58 PM   #4
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Like Inferno says, if you want to air down you are better off with the 8 inch rim with 3.75 to 4 inch back spacing. I would stay with the 15 inch rims as there are more tires to chose from and less expensive.
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