I have a TF 2 1/2 lift on my 2012 and the Spidertrax 1.5 spacers required for 17 in stock rims. Recently I bought some Black Rock rims 17X8 and I am mounting some BFG KM2's 33's (285-70-17).
I'm thinking that I need to keep the spacers even though the new rims have 4.5 backspacing. And am leaning that way. Does anyone else run 33's with 4.5 BS custom wheels and 1.5 spacers???????
Will they stick out too far? I'm going from 8 in tread to 10 in so I'm giving up some clearance to the inside. What do you think?
05-17-2013 05:16 AM
I was originally going to put bigger tires on the stock wheels with spacers, so I bought a set of 1.5's. I decided to hold off and get wheels too, so I never put them on. I'm thinking the spacers plus wheels with less backspacing are going to make your tires stick out really far. Possibly to the point of looking goofy, though I'd love to see a picture before selling off my spacers.
05-17-2013 06:01 AM
I'd say about 3 to 4 inch past your fender.
05-17-2013 06:07 AM
I recently did 35s with 4.5bs. Wheels just barely stick out past fenders now. U may be able to see from this pic
05-17-2013 07:48 AM
285/70/17 Duratracs on 4.5 BS Addicts. Tires stick out a 2-3 inches. No spacers.
lynskey, are those wheels 9in wide? or 8's? BTW nice looking Jeep.
05-17-2013 10:02 AM
lynskey, are you running those with just the custom wheels with the 4.5 BS without a lift? I was looking at those same tires and putting 1.5 spacers on, but didn't know if I would still need a leveling kit or not.