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Question Need help on selecting the rim for '00 WJ

I am in LOVE with the following set of wheels:

http://www.amazon.com/Enkei-Black-Ma...=18x8%22+5x127

The 18x8" and 5x127 seem to be fine.

But this is what bothers me:
offset-50mm with backspacing: 6.45"

Internet search/speaking to a tire store rep didn't help me.

Can someone please tell me if it will fit my WJ?

Much appreciated!
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Old 06-16-2012, 07:49 AM
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I am in LOVE with the following set of wheels:

http://www.amazon.com/Enkei-Black-Ma...=18x8%22+5x127

The 18x8" and 5x127 seem to be fine.

But this is what bothers me:
offset-50mm with backspacing: 6.45"

Internet search/speaking to a tire store rep didn't help me.

Can someone please tell me if it will fit my WJ?

Much appreciated!
Actually that's very close to stock specs so you should be fine. You're only moving out less than a 1/4 inch toward the fender.
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Thanks a million for responding....and for this great news!!!!I have been spending almost a week reading about offset and backspacing.....Even the tire specialists over here told me that they can only gimme a definitive answer after I purchase the wheel and they try it on my Jeep


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Actually that's very close to stock specs so you should be fine. You're only moving out less than a 1/4 inch toward the fender.
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Re: Need help on selecting the rim for '00 WJ

Just get JK 18's. You can get a whole set without tires for under $300 if you scour CL.

18x7.5 45mm

I run 245/55/18 on mine, speedo's dead on. Thought about stepping up to a different size, but a nice UHP all season just came out not too long ago in that size, which I'm going to try out when these BFG's die.

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Re: Need help on selecting the rim for '00 WJ

Thank you Janibeans;but I reaaaally like the Enkei wheels...Someone here has the wheels on his WK2...just wanted to see if it will fit my WJ..however,I plan to buy them next month...will update with pics



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Just get JK 18's. You can get a whole set without tires for under $300 if you scour CL.

18x7.5 45mm

I run 245/55/18 on mine, speedo's dead on. Thought about stepping up to a different size, but a nice UHP all season just came out not too long ago in that size, which I'm going to try out when these BFG's die.

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