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Old 10-01-2012, 08:29 PM   #1
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wheel backspacing???

I have a 99 tj w stock wheels. I want to buy some new rims and tires this week but wanna add a little extra with. How do i calculate the backspacing i want?

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Old 10-01-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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The correct amount of backspacing and wheel width depends on the tire size you plan on mounting on the wheels, as well as how large you think your tire size may possibly get in the future.

So what size tires?
When you have a choice, buy American.

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