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18 x 7.5 JK Sahara wheels powdercoated satin black with 275 65 18 Duratracs and 1.25 inch BORA spacers. It's been rainy here and I haven't had the opportunity to get really good pics yet. They do rub when the suspension is compressed. Going to play around with spacer size to see if that helps.

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18 x 7.5 JK Sahara wheels powedercoated satin black with 275 65 18 Duratracs and 1.25 inch BORA spacers. It's been rainy here and I haven't had the opportunity to get really good pics yet. They do rub when the suspension is compressed. Going to play around with spacer size to see if that helps.

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18 x 7.5 JK Sahara wheels powedercoated satin black with 275 65 18 Duratracs and 1.25 inch BORA spacers. It's been rainy here and I haven't had the opportunity to get really good pics yet. They do rub when the suspension is compressed. Going to play around with spacer size to see if that helps.

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this isn't lifted, right? probably the best looking tire size I've seen on stock suspension


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The front of the wheel wells front and rear. The wheels up front rub against the caliper without any kind of spacer and I didn't want to cut the studs which led me to the 1.25 inch spacers. Motorsport-tech is willing to cut me a 3 or 5mm studless spacer, and I may go with that. I need to measure this weekend to ensure that 3 or 5mm will give me enough stud to mount the wheels to safely.

I do have the Bilstein struts up front set at 1.75 inches of lift, but nothing else. I plan on adding a little more lift, but not sure the direction I'll be going. Thinking trim packer up front or RRO levling kit with the Bilsteins set at .8 inches. I'm at a complete loss on what to do with the rear. A 3/4 or one inch lift would be perfect, but don't really want to stick a poly spacer in there. I like the RRO steel spacer, but I don't want to add 2+ inches to the rear. I would like to know why much lift is given with the RRO rear spacer, and Bilstein shocks with the factory Nivomat shock equipped springs, and how the ride is.

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OK I'll start with mine (currently OEM)

Wheels:
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20"x8", +56.4mm offset
Note: Shown running 1.25" Bora Spacers

Tires:
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P265/50R20

Love that look. I ordered 1.25" spacers and will be keeping my Fortera's for now I think. I wanted to go up to 275's, but I'm trying not to mod the hell out of my HA like I have with my Wranglers. And now that I'm not going off road hardly at all anymore, I still want the best riding vehicle I can get while looking great for my long travel trips. Tired of losing money on mods that are not easy to take off. I think the spacers make it look really good.
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The front of the wheel wells front and rear. The wheels up front rub against the caliper without any kind of spacer and I didn't want to cut the studs which led me to the 1.25 inch spacers. Motorsport-tech is willing to cut me a 3 or 5mm studless spacer, and I may go with that. I need to measure this weekend to ensure that 3 or 5mm will give me enough stud to mount the wheels to safely.

I do have the Bilstein struts up front set at 1.75 inches of lift, but nothing else. I plan on adding a little more lift, but not sure the direction I'll be going. Thinking trim packer up front or RRO levling kit with the Bilsteins set at .8 inches. I'm at a complete loss on what to do with the rear. A 3/4 or one inch lift would be perfect, but don't really want to stick a poly spacer in there. I like the RRO steel spacer, but I don't want to add 2+ inches to the rear. I would like to know why much lift is given with the RRO rear spacer, and Bilstein shocks with the factory Nivomat shock equipped springs, and how the ride is.

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Here are my 20x8.5 Black Rhino wheels (+30) with 305x50x20 Grabber AT2's.
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Here are my 20x8.5 Black Rhino wheels (+30) with 305x50x20 Grabber AT2's.

Looks good. Any wheel spacers or just the +30 offset? Also how do you like the Generals? It was between them and the Nitto G2s for me. I ended up ordering 275 60 20 G2s but if they prove to be to tall I will send them back and go with the Grabbers in the 305 50 20 xl. I like the look of them.
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Looks good. Any wheel spacers or just the +30 offset? Also how do you like the Generals? It was between them and the Nitto G2s for me. I ended up ordering 275 60 20 G2s but if they prove to be to tall I will send them back and go with the Grabbers in the 305 50 20 xl. I like the look of them.

No spacers on my setup just the +30 offset. I have to say I have been very happy with the Generals. My last truck had the Nitto G2's and they were good too but I like the aggressive tread on the Generals and living in CO I like they are snowflake rated. The Generals I have are 4ply XL rated which also softens the ride.

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Exactly on the XL and better ride. Thanks. Hope to be some pics on here Tuesday. Hopefully they work out. It will be a set up you don't see much. Basically a 33 on a QL. Luckily for me the guys at Chief Products have been very helpful. They run 33/12.5/18. They guided me a lot on how much to trim, bend, offset and spacer size. They wheel it pretty hard, looking at the pics and videos. I also have the benefit of sitting up 1.25" and I can even go up to 2" taller than the regular Normal Ride Height, however that is stiffer and not what I want.
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Love that look. I ordered 1.25" spacers and will be keeping my Fortera's for now I think. I wanted to go up to 275's, but I'm trying not to mod the hell out of my HA like I have with my Wranglers. And now that I'm not going off road hardly at all anymore, I still want the best riding vehicle I can get while looking great for my long travel trips. Tired of losing money on mods that are not easy to take off. I think the spacers make it look really good.
Thanks. I was able to get rid of the "too-raked look" (IMO), by swapping out the stock shocks with Bilstein 4600s. These actually raised the front by 1/2" and lowered the rear by 1".
The ride quality is better than with the load-leveling shocks too.

Nice and level now:

I hear you on the mods. I was thinking about swapping out to new wheels, but I really like how it looks now.
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The front of the wheel wells front and rear. The wheels up front rub against the caliper without any kind of spacer and I didn't want to cut the studs which led me to the 1.25 inch spacers. Motorsport-tech is willing to cut me a 3 or 5mm studless spacer, and I may go with that. I need to measure this weekend to ensure that 3 or 5mm will give me enough stud to mount the wheels to safely.

I do have the Bilstein struts up front set at 1.75 inches of lift, but nothing else. I plan on adding a little more lift, but not sure the direction I'll be going. Thinking trim packer up front or RRO levling kit with the Bilsteins set at .8 inches. I'm at a complete loss on what to do with the rear. A 3/4 or one inch lift would be perfect, but don't really want to stick a poly spacer in there. I like the RRO steel spacer, but I don't want to add 2+ inches to the rear. I would like to know why much lift is given with the RRO rear spacer, and Bilstein shocks with the factory Nivomat shock equipped springs, and how the ride is.

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That sucks. There is a thread on here about a few people that raised the rear with a 1/2" JK spacer after installing the RR lift, primarily just to level it out. The net lift out back was about 3/4". They both had good results.
Might be an option for the rear. Probably should consider the Bilsteins out back as well.
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