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Old 02-13-2013, 09:38 AM
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Should I pick up these Dick Cepek wheels?

I found these wheels on my local craigslist for a set of 4 for $250. 15x10 with 4.5 back spacing. Would these work well with 33x12.5 tires?

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10" wide wheels aren't terrible but they don't allow for as much protection for the bead of the tire to stay put when aired down on the trail.
And just as my personal experience, I would go with more backspacing (lower numerical number so like 4 instead of 4.5). I have 33x12.50" MT/r's w/kevlar and they rub slightly with 4.25" bs. However, that is my jeep and that could be a result of not having the axle perfectly aligned with the center of the jeep. Every jeep is different. But I do believe that most people will say that 4.5" bs is not enough for 12.50" wide tires.

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thats a good buy
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Let me clarify, definitely a good deal, $250 for wheels is pretty cheap and I do like the DC wheels. Just don't be surprised if they rub a little at full wheel lock on the street or trail.
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I had the same wheels on mine with a 4" lift and 33x12.5 and had no issues. Now have the same wheels in chrome but 18x9 with 4" bs. 4"5" bs would be better!
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Would they be better or worse with 33x10.5.
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wouldnt run them with a 10.5

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