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Old 03-31-2009, 07:45 PM   #1
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does anyone know if 285/75 16 tires on a 4.5 backspacing rim will work on 4wd tacoma with roughly 2.5 inch lift?
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:05 PM   #2
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youll rub at full turn on the frame, you need 4 or less backspacing
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youll rub at full turn on the frame, you need 4 or less backspacing
X2, thats what iv been told, im Running rims with a 4"bs and no rubbing with 31x12.5x16 SSRs
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:16 AM   #4
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sorry to post a question off your thread, but what exactly is backspacing?
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:23 AM   #5
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sorry to post a question off your thread, but what exactly is backspacing?
It's the amount of space between the hub of the wheel (where you bolt it on to your brakes) to the inside lip of the wheel.

so if a wheel has 4" backspacing, it is 4" from the inside lip of the wheel to where it is mounted.

the smaller the backspacing, the further it sticks out.
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back spacing is the distance from the backside of the wheel mounting pad to the outside of the rim flange

heres some info.
https://www.rsracing.com/tech-wheel.html
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ahh thanks guys for that info. always wondered that
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ahh thanks guys for that info. always wondered that
No problem dude.
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