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Old 05-21-2010, 09:46 AM   #1
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Yet another backspacing question!

Well Im ordering new rims for the LJ. I am running 33x12.5x15"s. What would be the ideal backspacing to run. My options are pretty much 3.75", 3.5" or 2.75".

I already read the sticky but would still like to be 100% sure before ordering.

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Old 05-21-2010, 09:55 AM   #2
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3.75 is what I'd do. I run 4.25 now with 35x12.5.15 and it's a good balance between rubbing on the inner's (LCAs) and putting my tires further outside the jeep.

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Old 05-21-2010, 09:56 AM   #3
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I know I'm not helping, but what wheels you getting?
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Thanks for the advice. Im thinking about getting a set of Rock Crawler Series 98 Gloss Black Monster Mod Wheel
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Wow, that's a long name for a wheel....reminds me of the "Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle" from a Christmas story.

Did you leave the soft 8's on the 60th AE?
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I'd vote for the 3.75" as well. Where are the pics???? You know we love pics!
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Old 05-21-2010, 05:34 PM   #7
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Looks like im going with 15x8 with custom 3.5" backspacing. I think im running 3.75" now and I can rub a tad on tight turns and that's not even airred down so im hoping the extra .25" will give me a bit more room.

But if you go to fourwheelparts.com you will see the rims!
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Definitely 3.75" from those three choices. The other two will make your tires stick out too far.

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