Jeep Wrangler Forum

Jeep Wrangler Forum (
-   TJ General Discussion Forum (
-   -   cragar soft 8 questions (

zzzpoohzzz 10-26-2010 11:56 PM

cragar soft 8 questions
so i've decided to upgrade my wheels/tires before anything else.

i'm probably going to order my soft 8's by the end of the week, just want to make sure this is all good.

i'm going to get 31x10.5 bfg mud-terrain km2's (and probably eventually upgrading to bigger tires down the road)

i searched for this a bunch of times... but came up short on answers pretty simple answer i would imagine but on the 15x8's are only available with 4.00 backspacing and 4.75... which should i go for?

fire239 10-27-2010 12:04 AM

Get the 4.00. I got mine from Summit Racing, best prices and free shipping.

Ageless Stranger 10-27-2010 12:05 AM

Yep, I think the 4.00 is about right if you are planning on running a 12.50 (wide) tire down the road. (33X12.50X15). :)

zzzpoohzzz 10-27-2010 12:13 AM

thanks for the quick responses... and jegs is actually cheaper shipped by almost $10 :)

25172021k 10-27-2010 04:59 AM

I just ordered mine from
Summit- coming today:) paid 41.95 for 15x8 with 4"bs. ( they price matched jegs) One other wheels to look at is the Cepek dc2's. Summit has a $10 gift card with each rim and the sell for about 95.

zzzpoohzzz 11-06-2010 10:33 AM

i'm going to order my wheels today... should i order lug nuts with it? i think i want black lug nuts... the lug nuts i have now with my factory wheels have some rust on them... i'm ordering from summit now since jegs upped their price... i don't really know what i'm looking for to fit for the lug nuts though.

TjTheo 11-06-2010 10:38 AM

The black is going to come off the lugs when you actually use them, i just kept the stock lugs, i didnt even buy the center caps for the crager 8's just painted the axle ends black and it looks good.

zzzpoohzzz 11-06-2010 10:46 AM

yeah but my lugs are rusted anyways... if it comes off, it comes off... it will still look better than my rusted ones i have now.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:25 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.