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Old 04-09-2016, 08:46 PM
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i have read a lot of threads here i am confused on what backspacing i need the wheel i am looking at 4.5 or i can get 4.76 i am going to run the stock tires for now (255 75 17) but next set of tire i plan on going bigger maybe 285 what size would be better

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Either backspacing is fine, there is only 1/4" between them and you could run up to a 315 wide tire with either.

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is there any negitave going with the backspacing
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The only negative is a bit more stress on your ball joints, they may fail a bit sooner then normal but that's par for the course. I've been running a 305/70/16 (33's) with 4.5" of backspacing for over 3 years now without any issues at all, but then I only put about 5,000 miles per year on my Jeep.

Extra weight at all 4 corners can increase wear as well, so make sure you choose as light of wheel/tire combo as you can especially if you have 3.21 gears.
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