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Old 05-04-2008, 11:04 AM   #1
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What would be the pro's cons if any?

I can't decide weather to go with 15x8 or 15x10 with 33 12.50 tires. What would be the pro's and cons if any. Plus what is the minimum amount of backspace recomended?

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i like 10" wide, has a nice stance. guys will say the real off roaders run 8 cuz the bead stays sealed under lower pressure. this is true, but i ran what you're talking about w/ 10 wheel, aired to 9psi, and never lost a bead.

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What size tires are you planning on running? 33s? 35s? 12.5" wide?.. etc.. this will all depend on what bs you need.
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Old 05-04-2008, 12:05 PM   #4
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I can't decide weather to go with 15x8 or 15x10 with 33 12.50 tires. What would be the pro's and cons if any. Plus what is the minimum amount of backspace recomended?

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I can't decide weather to go with 15x8 or 15x10 with 33 12.50 tires.
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you're gonna want 3.75 Backspacing or 4 is ok

as for width, i like the look of really fat tires, how they come off of the rim, but it is all about the looks basicly, unless you air down to 5-10 PSI regularly
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What size tires are you planning on running? 33s? 35s? 12.5" wide?.. etc..



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lol whoops

4" bs or less
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A tire will be a little taller on a narrower wheel. My 33" trXus on an 8' wheel measures a true 33 mounted. On a 10" wheel it will be closer to 32"
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i would definitely run a 8" wide wheel. it will hold the bead better and is cheaper.

unless you plan on going to 13.50's (or wider) eventually then i would get the 15x8. my buddy has a YJ with 15x10's and 12.50's and they stick waaay out.
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yeah im worried about the depth too. I don't want the centers real deep. Plus im thinking about going with the Dick Cepek DC1's and I think it would look well you know too blingy. They only have 3.65 backspacing is the larger the backspacing the better or is it the other way around.
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less backspacing will make the tires stick out farther. more backspacing will tuck them under more.

with less backspacing there will be a little more wear on certain parts but i doubt its anything noticeable (a lot of wheels are 3.75" anyway)

3.65" is perfectly fine
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Old 05-04-2008, 02:28 PM   #14
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those dc1s look great on a jeep with 33s..



i know its not a great pic.. but the red jeep on the left with the xennon flat fenders (6'' wide) runs the dc1s..
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I have the Eagle Alloy look-a-likes. Mine have 3.25" back spacing and they look great.

They can be had for ~$100/each at most places.

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