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Fabtech Lift Backspacing

has anyone had 32x11.50x15''s *or* 33x12.50x15''s on 15x8''s with a backspacing of 3.75 in. and a 3" spindle lift from fabtech and had any problems, with rubbing, grinding, etc. *or* is that a good combo. I also saw in a previous post that the factory ranger rim has a backspacing of 4.5", am i correct on this?
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thats fine its stock wheels that have a problem
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would a 3.75 in backspacing allow the turning radius to increase, i dont have to many problems with the stock rims, just when i first got the lift the tie rod end ground a lip on the backside of the rim, but is fine now...what problems were you thinking of?
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no grinding down on the bump alows turning radius's to increase... why would back spacing allow more turning... lol...

on stock wheels?
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isnt it the backspacing that is rubbing when you turn?


also do you have any close up shots of your tow hooks, i want to get some and was wondering how they looked. I found some stock 4x4 tow hooks and was thinking about getting them, you think they will fit?
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I have 4" backspacing with my rims and fabtech spindles and am fine.
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Your not a Edge
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you also have a 5.5" fabtech setup, completly different setup
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Your talking fabtech spindles. I have fabtech spindles. Doesn't matter if i got coils or not.
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i would rather not take a chance, i would like to compare to the edge setup with spindles.
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isnt it the backspacing that is rubbing when you turn?


also do you have any close up shots of your tow hooks, i want to get some and was wondering how they looked. I found some stock 4x4 tow hooks and was thinking about getting them, you think they will fit?
um yes and no the stock wheels rub on the spindle no matter what


my hooks are different then stock as long as you dont have a body lift they will bolt up to the cross member fine
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Your talking fabtech spindles. I have fabtech spindles. Doesn't matter if i got coils or not.
it is different you cant not swap a 2wd coil spring spindle with a 2wd t-bar spindle...also... edge spindles have extreme clearness issues
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has anyone had 32x11.50x15''s *or* 33x12.50x15''s on 15x8''s with a backspacing of 3.75 in. and a 3" spindle lift from fabtech and had any problems, with rubbing, grinding, etc. *or* is that a good combo. I also saw in a previous post that the factory ranger rim has a backspacing of 4.5", am i correct on this?
i have been running that setup without any problems... i only did the required grinding per the instructions
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