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Old 11-04-2010, 09:25 PM
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yj wheels and 33s

i have a 95 yj and it has a 3.5 inch lift on it. i am wanting to put 33x12.50s on it and am wondering if an 8 inch rim with 4 inch backspace will clear the leaf springs when turning the front wheels sharply? thanks guys

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Most folks go with 3.75. But You might be okay with the 4. What kind of tires?

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That is my tire & wheel specs, but I have a 4" lift. No problems at full turn for me. I'm sure someone on here can help more...
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they are bfg mud terrain 33s x 12.50
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You can also adjust the steering stops on your spindles to avoid the tire from hitting the spring if needed...
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awesome that helps guess i could put in a 1/4 inch wheel spacer too to get to the 3.75 never thought of the stops thanks guys!
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How do you adjust the steering stops. My jeep is just for muding but I have 36" swampers and if I turn too sharp the tires hit the leafs.

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