size wheels?????? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > CJ Jeep Forum > CJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-26-2010, 08:39 AM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 2
size wheels??????

Hey i have a 82 cj7 restored from the ground up and i was wanting to put new wheels on it. i am running 33X12.50 15lt. i am looking to keep the same tires on it but just replace the wheels. i have a 2-2.5 body lift and don't the size of wheels to get. when i say size there is all those backspace measurements and positive and negative offsets. if u have any information on the size of wheels i need let me know? thanks jordan

yadan31 is offline   Quote
Old 03-26-2010, 09:45 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
InfernoGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Newburgh IN
Posts: 11,419
Well, what is the backspacing on your current wheels? Do you like the stance? If you are going to keep the tires then you will need 15x8 or 15x10" wheels. If you like the looks/functionality of the profile on your tires now then stick with the same width wheel you currently have. You don't need to concern yourself with offset for a Jeep application. Offset is mostly applicable to cars. Backspace is the measurement from the inside rim of the wheel to the center where the wheel mounts to the hub. I'm not familiar with CJ's much, so Idk what the factory bs is, probably around 5", but it's easy enough to measure.

Hope this helps.

__________________

Dirty Mudder column covers|

'01 Wrangler Sport, Sienna Pearl Mine
'07 Rubicon 2D, Flame Red His
'11 Wrangler Sport 4D, Black Ours...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kate View Post
Not every girl, is a Jeep girl. We're a special breed.
InfernoGirl is offline   Quote
Old 05-07-2010, 10:28 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 124
Some wheel companies even make a 15x9. That was a popular size when I worked in a 4 wheel drive shop a couple of moons ago. They hit a sweet spot right in the middle for those wanting more than the 15x8 but less than the 15x10. Good luck with your choice.
lavern23 is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new wheels but what size kdukes4 TJ General Discussion Forum 16 05-16-2009 09:17 PM
Tire size help on my stock Rubicon wheels!? 03IncaRubi TJ General Discussion Forum 6 03-16-2009 07:08 AM
What size wheels? kEat General Jeep Discussion 5 01-17-2008 07:32 AM
changing the size of my wheels N8tive TJ Tech Forum 4 08-11-2006 11:01 PM
what size wheels? import_freak TJ General Discussion Forum 2 03-31-2006 05:43 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 AM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC