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Wheeler's steelies

Discussion in 'Wheeler's Off-Road' started by mjm540ii, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Mar 2, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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    mjm540ii

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    Who's got em? Thinking about picking up a set to save on some wheels. I'm considering the "B" type, that has a 4" backspace. Will this clear the calipers fine? With tjis backspace, will I be able to clear a set of 285's with a 3 in lift up front?
     
  2. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    Bump... Yotadan??
     
  3. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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    I was thinking about getting these wheels too, but I think I'm gonna have to pass considering the weight. Gas is too expensive now and making my ride heavier would just kill my mpg
     
  4. Mar 2, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    That is something to think about I suppose...
     
  5. Mar 4, 2012 at 4:51 AM
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    buump: will these clear?
     
  6. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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    Both type A and B clear the caliper.
     
  8. Mar 6, 2012 at 6:34 AM
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    Thanks for the reply. Do you think a 3 in lift would clear 285's with these since the backspace is only 4 inches?
     
  9. Mar 6, 2012 at 6:44 AM
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    You think that weight would affect gas mileage that much?
     
  10. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:29 AM
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    wat?
    285s would definitely work on these as far as not rubbing on the UCAs. it will however make you more prone to rubbing further out on the flares, body mount, and possibly towards the front bumper.
     
  11. Mar 6, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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    Ok, I'm prepared to do some trimming if need be
     
  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    Was also considering the b type. I'm up I'm the air between 265/75R16 and 285/75R16. I don't care if it rubs fenders, just if it rubs the body mount.
     
  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    I had the type A's a few years back. The type B's will clear as well.

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  14. Mar 13, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    @MrGrimm What's the tire size on those?
     
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    Those were 265/75-16's
     
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    Thanks.
     
  17. Mar 14, 2012 at 2:25 AM
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    Do you remember if these were that bad on mpg when you had them?
     
  18. Mar 14, 2012 at 2:37 AM
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    its my daily driver and im a penny pincher
     
  19. Mar 14, 2012 at 2:46 AM
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    Not much, but can be noticeable (1-2 mpg in city driving). The tire can make a bigger difference, though - the same tire model, same size, can vary by 15 lb between P-metric and LT construction.
     
  20. Mar 14, 2012 at 6:47 AM
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    There was a noticeable hit on mpg but not as much as 285's. Maybe 2 mpg at most.
     
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