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Pro Comp 17x8 or 17x9?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tacoman316, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. tacoman316

    tacoman316 [OP] go big or go home

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    I am looking at pro comp 17x8 and 17x9 and I cant decide what size to go with. The 17x8 have 4.5" backspacing and the 17x9's have 4.75" of backspacing. i am not really familiar in this area so any help would be appreciated. I am looking at these for when i get my lift. in a few months. Thanks
     
  2. MyTaco

    MyTaco Well-Known Member

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    I have ProComps in 17x9 w/ 4.75 bs on my 08 access cab. They only stick out of the fenders about 1.5"'s....I wanted as little as possible hangin out.
     
  3. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I have the procomp 17x9 but my backspace is 4.5 with 0 offset. Here is a pic of how much they stick out, hardly.
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  4. rkdiddy

    rkdiddy Senior Member

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    Luke, what size BFF are you running...your truck looks sick? What about lift? How's the ride, etc.

    Nicely done.

    Cheers!
     
  5. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Thanks for the compliment. The BFG's are 285/70/17. They are 33s. The lift is Toytec 3" 884 coil springs with factory Bilstien shocks on all 4 corners. The rear is a block as I have the TSB done. If you have a 4dr I would recommend the 885 coils in front. The ride is great I can't even remember what stock felt like, this in my opinion is better.
     
  6. silvertaco408

    silvertaco408 Well-Known Member

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    How much trimming did you have to do, if any?
     
  7. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Some trimming not much here are some pics.
    Cut the big square nob off in front. Used a razor knife, I don't own a drimmel.
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    Then trimmed what touched in front and zip tied some back to stop from flapping.
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    Was very close to rubbing in back on full lock so I cut some to leave room for flex.
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