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Old 03-21-2012
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Newbie needs advice on wheel/tire combo...

I've got a 98/99 4x4 4.0 which needs new wheels and tires. (intro thread

As of now it sits on 235/75-15, but I have a 3" Bodylift on the way from Summit, so the big questions now are:

1) Will it look wierd with OEM size wheels? (I think it will...)

2) If/when I go with 31/10,5-15, do I go with 7" or 8" wide wheels?

3) If I go with 7" wide; they should be 4" Backspace and 0mm offset, 8" would be 4" Backspace and -13mm offset... Am I right?
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OEM wheels will look fine, tires not so much. I wold go with an 8" wheel and the offset and backspacing don't have to be exactly like that.
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those rims look cool! I'd keep em, tire wise ya definately bump up to a 31" depending on the size bodylift (3" i imagine) it may look wierd aswell, one of the guys in the local club had a 3' body lift with 31s and he had to bump up to 32s to make it look right......
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you might actually want wider than 8". aren't you running on 8" tires already?
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