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Old 01-17-2012, 10:56 PM   #1
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15" wheels on a '09 jk

I know there are threads on this but can not find them .I want to run 15 x 8 what back spacing do I need ? Or do I need to run spacers. Thank you in advance for your help

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Normally a 4.5" backspace or a 0 offset for 8" wheels but many of the wheels like the MB72 have a 3.75" backspace or -19 offset. -12 to -19 offsets (4" to 3.75" bs) are alright for 15X8's in most cases

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Originally Posted by bigbyrdjk
I know there are threads on this but can not find them .I want to run 15 x 8 what back spacing do I need ? Or do I need to run spacers. Thank you in advance for your help
4.5 or less bs. Also, check with DTD via PM or phone to be sure the wheel you like will clear your brake calipers.

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And with those two responses, this thread is dead.
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:22 AM   #5
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I run 15" x 8.5 with 3.5 back spacing on my 08 rubi. Use the thin stick on weights and they work fine.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:49 AM   #6
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I am determined to put American Outlaw I wheels on my 2011 JKU Sport.

The wheel is 15X8 5X127 bolt pattern and offset is -19

I have a 2.5 inch Teraflex BB lift and plan to run Duratrac 33X15X12.50 tires.

I can't seem to get a verification that this wheel will clear the brake calipers, as any inquiry ends with it not being OEM.

The weird thing is the Outlaw II is the same wheel with holes in it and it appears to get a green light. Can anyone confirm for sure this wheel will work on a JK? DTD says they don't handle this wheel online.

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