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post #1 of 31 Old 04-27-2013, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Now to decide which wheels to get. I'm planning on running 35" toyo mt's on either 17 or 18". My question is can I run a wheel with 4.5" backspacing or do I need to go with a minimum of 5"


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guess I'm old school but I don't like the look of big wheels. I prefer the look and ride of more side wall and less wheel.


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guess I'm old school but I don't like the look of big wheels. I prefer the look and ride of more side wall and less wheel.
Plus the money savings! It's a win/win/win situation!

Anyhow I would stick with a 5-5.5" backspace on an 8.5-9" wheel.


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Plus the money savings! It's a win/win/win situation!

Anyhow I would stick with a 5-5.5" backspace on an 8.5-9" wheel.
Thanks. That's what my gut keeps telling me but one particular wheel I like is only made in a 4.5bs so I was trying to get a second opinion.


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Honestly, I go against my own rule. We recommend the exact wheels that George recommended above. I personally run 17x9 with 4.75" of backspacing on 35" tires and had to cut/pull back the inner fender liner a tad. You "can" fit it if that's the look you prefer but you're better off to stick to the specs SKYD RAM listed!


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Took ya'lls advice and stuck with the 5"bs. Ordered 35x1250R18 Toyo Mt's and BMF Novakanes from Mr Wheel deal, will post pics when they get here. Thanks again.


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this is EXACTLY the combo i was looking to get! what size wheel did you go with? cant wait to see pics!


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this is EXACTLY the combo i was looking to get! what size wheel did you go with? cant wait to see pics!
I went with 18x9 0mm offset death metal finish. $2579 for everything and shipped to my door.


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Perfect, you'll be very happy with that.


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