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Old 03-05-2007
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right backspacing

hello , i ordered a new set of the dick cepek rims and the backspacing on those rims is like 3.65 . just making sure thta is right, and if not what is the proper spacing, thanks
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That will work fine. I am running 32x11.50's with 3.25 back spacing.
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I'm running 3.25" backspacing.

The only real issue is it stresses bearings and steering components some more.

The backspacing is normally set so the wheel pivots when turned on point that intersects a line drawn through the upper and lower ball joints. Obviously, backspacing changes this. The distance the center of the wheel is from that "perfect point" is called the "scrub radius".

The larger your scrub radius, the harder it is to steer, especially when not moving.

Not trying to say your backspacing is unusable -- just educating.
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alright so i should have no real worries at all
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your golden thats what the backspacing i am running
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that is what my new Dick Cepek's have.....
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you dont have any more pictureso f your truck with those rims on it do you , so i get an idea on how it looks at different anlges. thanks
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you dont have any more pictureso f your truck with those rims on it do you , so i get an idea on how it looks at different anlges. thanks
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=38686
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=38548

both those are post i have made with pictures of my truck with the new wheels mounted up....that is all the pictures i have of them so far....
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yeah those look really great, im glad i made the decsion to go with those rims. do you have the 15x8 or the 10s.
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