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Old 27-12-2017
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Originally Posted by Easy700 View Post
I'm in a similar situation, 2015 JK Rubicon. Putting in a 3.5" lift. About to order 35x12.5x17 BFGs. I'm let to believe the ideal rim to ensure no rub is 17x8.5 (4.5 BS) but 8.5" rims are rare so probably have to go to 17x9 rims with 4.5" BS. How much will these protrude from the stock fenders. I'm worried that even with 2" wider flares I could be cutting it fine.

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Its more accurate if you know the offset rather than backspace but assuming they are zero offset wheels i think the tyre walls would stick out the flares by about 55mm
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