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finding new wheels

considering new wheels with less backspacing. having a hard time finding ones to put my 265/75/16's on. currently on 16x7 stock but should go on 16 x 8 as well. prefer aluminum over steel because ive heard theyre lighter but ill consider both. $120 or less is preferable. any help??
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Probably have better luck stepping down to a 15 inch rim. Tires are cheaper, and you will have better luck finding wheels in your price range. I bought my 15x8 rims off Craigslist for $130. But it's up to you if you want to stick with the 16's.
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I got 15x8 nomads from summit for 99.95 per rim. I think regular price now is 110
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Yeah, and I suggest doing what powerranger262 said, 15" tires and rims for an everyday driver is best. I had a go round with Costco when I brought it back for a tire balance. They said it should have hub centric rings for the after market wheels but the wheel company and the wheel manufacturer told me the the Ranger is a "lug centric" design and doesn't need the rings. I went with a 15" X 7" Torque Thrust D vintage rim and P 235 70 R 15's BFG radial T/A's. Much smoother ride then the stock OEM Continental's that were on it.
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my tires are still pretty new so ill keep looking. anyone with my size tires on 16 x 7 or 8 rims?
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I have 285/75's on stock 16x7 rims.
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I have 285/75's on stock 16x7 rims.
did you read my initial post? ^^^^^^^
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