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Old 05-06-2010, 12:12 AM   #1
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Hey guys ok so im buying these rims from a neighbor and I have a question. Ok so the rims are 16x8 and have 5" backspacing and i'm going to be putting 31" Mud dawg tires on them and I am riding in a 99 Jeep wrangler with stock suspension, and the question is am i going to have a problem with rubbing?

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Old 05-06-2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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Depends on the width of the tire. So...what width.

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Old 05-06-2010, 12:15 AM   #3
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10.5 i believe
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You'll be fine on stock wheels and suspension with 31x10.5 tires.

Only rub you "may" get is on the front lower control arm which is very easily fixed by adding a washer or two to the steering stop bolt.
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ok cool cuz the rims are a steal at 100 bux just making sure about the 5" backspacing thing lol.
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Stock rubicon wheels are 16x8 with 5''bs. Stock with 31x10.5. works fine bud.

10.5 wide tire is pretty much the limit at 5'' bs though.
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x2.... That distorted guy is kinda bent, but he's pretty smart!

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