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rat_city 03-02-2014 02:26 PM

rims question
 
most people use a wheel spacer of about an inch or so when running larger tires, would buying an aftermarket wheel with a backspacing of 5 inches be the same as a wheel spacer? the stock wk wheels have a backspacing of 6.25 inches so thatd move the wheel 1.25 inches out right?

tkyall1985 03-03-2014 11:11 PM

Re: rims question
 
Good question. I would love to know the same thing when you figure it out. I put a 2.25" lift with larger tires and I had to put a 5/16" spacer on the front so they don't rub on the upper control arm bolt. I know that isn't any help to you but I am at a lost with that as well.

rat_city 03-04-2014 11:31 AM

Re: rims question
 
yeah i might just go ahead and buy them i dont see why they wont work i think most people have like an inch and a half spacer anyways and no one seems to be responding so maybe ill just go for it :D

rat_city 03-05-2014 03:05 PM

Re: rims question
 
well i think i found the answer, i know people run the mr1 black mamba on the wks and thats the same backspacing i am looking at for these wheels so im pretty sure itll be all good. soooo probably gonna put these wheels on order and put em on
:)

tkyall1985 03-05-2014 10:48 PM

Cool send a pick when you're done! By the way how much are they per wheel?

rat_city 03-05-2014 10:52 PM

They are like 140

tkyall1985 03-05-2014 11:08 PM

Oh cool that's not bad. Thanks!


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