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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-27-2003, 05:56 PM
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I can get a pretty good deal on some wheels. The only thing is that they have 5.5" of backspacing. Is this too much. I see most places recommend 4.5".

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Re: rim ?\'s

5.5" is less than factory (which is 5"). I wouldn't reccomend running more backspacing than factory. 4-5" would be an ideal range, but that depends on tons of different factors also.
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Yea if ou bought new wheels you would want less backspacing on them so they would stick out more that the factories did.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-29-2003, 09:15 AM
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I plan to run them with 315 70 17's. I can probably get the set for around 750.
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Re: rim ?\'s

actually, 5.5" is the stock BS for the 88-98 aluminum rims
(maybe steelies too...???)

what size rims are they?? 15s or 16s? what size tire are you planning on running?? those are factors that'll dictate whether or not you want(or could use) those wheels you're looking at.


edit: oy, i'm awake this morning....315s huh? any lift with that? you'll end up rubbing the tires on your frame or inner fender wells, or bumper, or all if you're running stock.
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post #6 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2003, 09:58 AM
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Re: rim ?\'s

I've got a procomp 6" a-arm drop lift that I "acquired." It will be going on at the same time as the tires. I have no problem with triming/hacking my fenders.
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