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ok so i have the stock 15x7 steels wheels on my ranger and i want to get 33x12.50x15 and new rims do i want 3.75 back spacing or what back spacing do i want. and yes i searched so dont tell me too


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should be fine
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so get rims with 3.75 back spacing and they wont rub on the inside what if i get 3.5 that will make them stick out farther wont it?
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Yep the smaller number of backspacing the farther they will stick out.
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You will need a bodylift to fit 33x12.5's on a 3.75 to get -no- rubbing, not sure how it would drive without the lift... but I am pretty sure that with what I have done with my own rig and seeing how close it can get, the bodylift will probably be wanted If your just mostly city driving you are probably good.. and if you don't have fender flares, then you might be good as well without the bodylift.
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3.75 or 4...is perfect on a 15x8" rim. you're good.

Something to remember....

My 15x8" steelies had a 4" backspace. My current 15x10" steelies have a 4" backspace....the 2 extra inches were added to the outside of the rim.
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3.75 or 4...is perfect on a 15x8" rim. you're good.

Something to remember....

My 15x8" steelies had a 4" backspace. My current 15x10" steelies have a 4" backspace....the 2 extra inches were added to the outside of the rim.
o ok thanks alot


and i do have fender flares and im planning on body lifting it.


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With fender flares, a 3.7 BS is perfect IMO. Mine come right out even with the flares.
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ok i want them to almost stick out but not to far you know what i mean.


trent can you take a pic of your tires like the front looking back you know what i mean.
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My 15x10 w/ 4" backspace on 12.5 tires, stick out past the flare about 1.5".....
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i love these forums!!! i have some pro comp steelies with 3.75 backspacing, im putting 33's on them this weekend with a body lift...from what i read here this is a perfect setup! i'll post you some pics
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my rims have 3.73bs.
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