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2nd gen backspacing?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 707taco, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Jan 9, 2008 at 3:12 PM
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    707taco

    707taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    07 DC longbed trd sport 4WD debaged 5% tint, downey adj. 3"lift kit,custom rock rails, trd seat covers, custom matching door arm rests,, vent visors, all weather tacoma floor matts, grillecraft grille w/ upside down painted emblem on it, total chaos upper control arms,leer camper shell,pro comp wheels,285/70/17 BF Goodrich All-Terrains,Home made rear bumper,Front under const.
    Does anyone know what backspacing the factory 07 sport rims have?Ive been tring to deal with a wobling issue at about thirty five mph to 60 just put on 285.70.17s have a 3 1/2 inch downey lift firts it was rubbing the a arm then i put spacers of 1 1/2 and it started to wobble then i swithced them to 1 inch spacers same problem so the yota man said lets try swapping rear for front tires see if it is balencing and now its cool i think no more wobble but im still rubbing the mud flat on bumps so im considering new rims, but what backspacing do i need ? thank any help is appreciated Tim707taco
     
  2. Jan 9, 2008 at 3:42 PM
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    08Tacoma

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    U should be ok with 17x9 wheels with 4.5" backspacing.
     
  3. Jan 9, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    dabighi

    dabighi Well-Known Member

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    ya pretty much 16x8 with 4.5 bs or 17x9 with 4.5bs. You will have to get under there and cut some of your mud flaps and plastich sheeting away though. No way of getting around it far as i know
     
  4. Jan 10, 2008 at 6:48 AM
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    08Tacoma

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    yeah, maybe u need to do some minor trimming and remove front mud flaps!!!
     
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