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mechanicforme 05-06-2010 12:12 AM

Backspacing
 
Hey guys ok so im buying these rims from a neighbor and I have a question. Ok so the rims are 16x8 and have 5" backspacing and i'm going to be putting 31" Mud dawg tires on them and I am riding in a 99 Jeep wrangler with stock suspension, and the question is am i going to have a problem with rubbing?

Thanks S.B

distortedtj 05-06-2010 12:13 AM

Depends on the width of the tire. So...what width.

mechanicforme 05-06-2010 12:15 AM

10.5 i believe

distortedtj 05-06-2010 12:44 AM

You'll be fine on stock wheels and suspension with 31x10.5 tires.

Only rub you "may" get is on the front lower control arm which is very easily fixed by adding a washer or two to the steering stop bolt.

mechanicforme 05-06-2010 12:47 AM

ok cool cuz the rims are a steal at 100 bux just making sure about the 5" backspacing thing lol.

distortedtj 05-06-2010 12:50 AM

Stock rubicon wheels are 16x8 with 5''bs. Stock with 31x10.5. works fine bud.

10.5 wide tire is pretty much the limit at 5'' bs though.

InfernoGirl 05-06-2010 07:16 AM

x2.... That distorted guy is kinda bent, but he's pretty smart! :)


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