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Old 01-16-2012, 08:27 PM
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in need of a wheel expert

hey
just makin a quick thread as i know jack all about rims even when i read it lol

i looked on WK jeeps and apparently my stock tires had a 50mm offset
im assuming thats +50mm offset

im wondering if a 17" wheel with a 0 offset will fit without spacers or grinding the caliper

im trying to find the offset of the moab wheel so i can compare..


on the other side, has anyone grinded their caliper?
got any pics?

thanks!
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or is it even the offset that makes them not fit?
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Old 01-17-2012, 06:13 PM
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

Mrtosh tried to run a 0mm offset on his huge wk and didnt like it because he had rubbing. But the backspacing also didn't help him. I think(don't hold me to it) that moabs have a +10mm offset. Hope that helps a little
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Old 01-17-2012, 07:47 PM
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

ah whatever i bought the rims
will get them tomorrow and mount my tires...

guess ill do what i gotta do to make them fit
apparently got a huge snow storm coming so i would rather my mud terrains then these shitty A/T lol

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Re: in need of a wheel expert

What did you buy? Lol
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

they are steel rims
like the soft 8 rim
or pro comp steel rims

cheap and dont mind beating them up when i do some offroading

but ive had some BFG KM1 mud terrains for awhile but they are 17" and im running 18" saharra rims right now
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Oh nice nice!
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Yea man
Should be good!
Hope they fit without too many problems
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I read somewhere that you were having problems with them. That stinks dude. Hope everything works out
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

yea no more steel wheels
bought some new matte black alloys
nothing special but look awesome and still stick the tire out abit which is nice
and i can turn again LOL

ill post pics here in abit
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

Haha being able to turn is kinda important... Can't wait for pics!
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Haha I had a pic on my phone but when I copied it to my comp I must of cut it instead of copy lol woops
Ill get one :P
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Re: in need of a wheel expert

Here we go
Matte black ion alloys
17x8 with 255/75 BFG KM1 mud terrains

Stick out like an inch past the fender which is perfect
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