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Old 10-18-2013, 12:29 AM   #1
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Need help finding cheap new offset wheels to solve rubbing problem in front

Does anyone know where I can get some cheap black offset wheels to solve a rubbing problem I'm having on the front of my jeep on the inside of the wheel wells?

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Old 10-18-2013, 12:33 AM   #2
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Craigslist or Americas/Discount tires, a set of steelies will set you back ~$270+tax for the cheapest?

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Are you sure it's rubbing on your wheel wells? If you are rubbing at full steering lock, it's most likely rubbing on your control arms. If that's the case, you can replace your wheels, or you can adjust your steering stops (search this forum - there are many threads on this.) Another option would be wheel spacers, but I'm not a big fan of those.

Crager Soft 8 wheels are very popular and inexpensive. They are available with several different backspacings.
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:02 AM   #4
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ya ebay is another good outlet for reasonable rims
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Yes they are rubbng the control arms at almost full steer lock (the tires are 31x10.50x15R) and I also don't like the idea of using wheel spacers too.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:17 AM   #6
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You can put a washer or two on each side at the wheel stop bolt and be fine with that tire size. I did it on my TJ when I first got it, no big deal.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:19 AM   #7
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go for the 25 cents fix

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Old 10-18-2013, 05:43 PM   #8
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I would like to get new wheels anyway that are already black I'm not to fond of the stock wheels. I'm sorry that I didn't say that earlier but thanks for the ideas on how to fix my
Problem with cheap easy fixes much appreciated.
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I would like to get new wheels anyway that are already black offsets I'm not to fond of the stock wheels. I'm sorry that I didn't say that earlier but thanks for the ideas on how to fix my problem with cheap easy fixes much appreciated.
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Old 10-18-2013, 06:01 PM   #10
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Define cheap, as it is a subjective term. Do you want cheap at the exclusion of all else, cheap for an aluminum wheel, or cheap in comparison to ________? What size, 15", 16" or___?

I think $150.00 per wheel is cheap and have seen several wheels I like in that range.
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Old 10-18-2013, 07:40 PM   #11
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Quadratec has a deal on Pro Comp black steel wheels. You can get 5 15x8 wheels with 3.75 to 4.25 backspace for $235. That plus free shipping for WF members makes this a pretty good deal, I think.
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:04 PM   #12
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Vintique smoothies w/o the center "hub" all
Primered with a good selection of sizes and back spacing for around 60 greenbacks a piece. I've seen a few on jeeps and they look pretty damn good for being so simple.
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Gyramax thank you so much those are what I am looking for and thank you too everyone else as well. So should I get the 15x8 or 15x10 and which backspacing do you guys suggest?
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Gyramax thank you so much those are what I am looking for and thank you too everyone else as well. So should I get the 15x8 or 15x10 and which backspacing do you guys suggest?
15x8, 10's tend to slip/break the bead with low psi, 4" back spacing is also probably your best bet.
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Are you sure it's rubbing on your wheel wells?
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:30 PM   #17
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