ATTN JEEP CREW: wheels and tires for my GC, need backspacing help!

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  1. Magnum44

    Magnum44 New Member

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    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    Go to a tire shop, they'll know the right backspacing needed, and can get you that same wheel in a different brand for cheaper. i think my backspacing is a 3.75 or so.

    i was going to tell you to get hi tech retreads, as i love mine, but apparently they are now treadwright.
     
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    you are gay ...

    31s will fit but they might rub a little ... toss on a 1.5" BB and you will be golden .. just play with backspacing to keep the rubbing down at full lock / stuff

    stock is 5.5" ... try 4" is a good start.
     
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    I run the Soft 8s (AR 397s) w/ 4.5 in of backspace on my XJ w/ 31" BFG AT. Go for 4 or 4.5 in backspacing.
     
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    you have more than 1" of clearance from stock tires .... i had a 97 ZJ ... 31s fit stock with the right back spacing.
     

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