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Backspacing for 9inch rims

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Guess2010, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Mar 7, 2012 at 5:34 AM
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    Guess2010

    Guess2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just a few dont tell the wife!!!
    im looking at getting some 18"x9" rims now my question is what backspacing should i bee looking for??
    ill be runnning a 275/70/18 duratrac tires
    I know everyone says 4.5 backspacing but isnt that to much on a 9" rim??
    i ran 5" backspacing before and i rubed slightly only at full lock on my frame above my lowers control arms
     
  2. Mar 7, 2012 at 5:38 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Assuming you have a 3" lift you should be able to get away with between 4.5" and 5". I'd still expect rubbing though, as thats over a 33" tire.
     
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