2006 tj backspacing - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

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

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Blort
Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 06-11-2019, 10:37 AM
Thread Starter
  #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 2
2006 tj backspacing

Yes, I know talking about backspacing is worn out issue but I spoke with rough country and was told that a 16x8 with 4.5 inch backspacing wheel with 33x12 would rub with a 3.25 lift. Quadratec said they thought it would be fine. Any suggestions?
2006 TJ thanks

06SilverTJ is offline   Quote
Old 06-11-2019, 11:08 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Westchester, IL
Posts: 5,954
you'd be better off with a 3.75"-4" back spacing, a 15" rim, and an extra inch in your lift height

Ironhead Jed is offline   Quote
Old 06-11-2019, 11:11 AM   #3
Motorized toy collector

WF Supporting Member
 
TJDave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Eastern WA State
Posts: 3,730
3.75"-4" backspacing is what is typically run on TJs for a 12.5" wide tire. Maybe with a 10.5" wide tire. I've run both on my TJ. On a JK, 4.5" is what is typically run for 12.5" wide tire. That is where the 1.5" spacers come into play for stock JK wheels and 35's.
__________________
2004 TJ. 3" Savvy/Currie, 1.25" BL, Locked on 35's.~ wheeler

2016 JK two door Sport. 3.5"lift, 315/70r17.~daily driver

~PNW4WDA~
TJDave is offline   Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-11-2019, 12:35 PM   #4
XBD
Jeeper
 
XBD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 1,124
Are you looking at used rims or buying new?

If buying new, go with 3.75" (preferred) - 4" on 15x8 rims.
__________________
Keep it simple stupid
Instagram: @dillydillybar
XBD is offline   Quote
Old 06-11-2019, 02:03 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 101
315/75-16 (35/12.50) and 4.5" backspace 16x8 wheels. Not rubbing in this picture. They will get the frame rails when turned despite a couple extra washers under the stops though. I am planning on 1" spacers to get my steering back.
Ran 285/75-16s with no issues. No rubbing anywhere after spacing the steering stops.

Should clarify the pic is 4" springs and 1.25" body. With the 285s I was at 2" springs and 1.25" body. Wheels were the same. Click image for larger version

Name:	FB_IMG_1552411827033_1560279585464.jpg
Views:	17
Size:	109.8 KB
ID:	4156623
sh00ttok1ll is offline   Quote
Old 06-11-2019, 02:37 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 977
Forgot running 16” tires on your rig. The tires are only available in load range D and E. Even load range D tires will make your rig ride like an old covered wagon.

Focus on 15” wheels with 3.75” backspacing. Tires are cheaper for 15” wheels as well:
TheBoogieman likes this.

Blort 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






All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 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