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Old 07-25-2009, 09:47 PM
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

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With 4.5'' of backspacing (6.25 stock wheel) should not give you any problems at all, i don't know why anyone would shim them. The reason RK forks slip off the stock strut is because they don't have a collar like OME and Bilstein, it works as a stop. Make sure you have grade 8 bolts on those forks thought, they had a "problem" with there supplier that was giving out grade 3 or 5 bols which were bracking.

There are a few guys running those cragers on JU but can't remember who it was, i know it was a blue WK and the guy was from Arizona.

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Almost forgot, if by any chance people are shimming there cragers it might have something to do with the 05-06 to 07+ caliper change?
Ya i replaced all the bolts and sent them a couple PM's. I had the kit in all winter, loved it! and that was on factory shocks, can't wait for this winter!

Ya maybe you're right about the caliper change, I hope I don't have to shim a wheel, I guess i'll find out. I think i'm gonna get 'em!

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So to make it simple, I will just need to buy wheels and tires right? Nothing else?
Wellll... You could just do that, But IMO it's gonna look funny, What I would do is, hold off until you can put out another few hundred and buy a small lift.
Then you can buy a larger tire, I think if you get wheels and tires and decide after to get a lift, you'll be pissed cause you could have gone bigger. just my .02
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

Joel..

why not try a 'cheap set' of Commander wheels like I had on my WJ? or basic Laredo wheels...
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

A 'cheap set' of Commander wheels can be found? Where?
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

I've had several... The original ones on my WJ lift were 35.00 each, and the chrome one;s I gave it away with I paid 45.00 each... Craigs list is full of desperate people
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

what do you guys recommend for these wheels.

245/75/17 or 255/65/17, since i dont plan on lifting it.

Or do you have some good tire recommendations also?

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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

You can get 17" cragars, they still dont clear the calipers?
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Re: Cragar Soft 8's

i kinda like the last link.. (yes im biting off your idea..) good price though, $300 ?

Then I can powdercoat the stock wheels or do vice versa.

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