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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sandawgk5, Jun 30, 2005.

  1. sandawgk5

    sandawgk5 3/4 ton status

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    will 15X8 8 lug wheels with 4.5" backspacing fit on my dana 60 front? Reason you ask cause the 15X8 crager black wheels are $39 at summit but have 4.5" backspacing the wheels with 4" backspacing are like $56:eek: I know I will have to grind a but ton but I am not worried about that. I plan on 35x12.50 for now but I intend to run 42s when all is said and done.

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    Ira
     
  2. 79chevyk10

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    I say spend the extra $100 and get the extra .5" of tire clearance for the upcoming 42's.
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Yeah, they'll fit. I'm running 4.25" b/s on 15x12's. First caliper took me 2-3 hours, second took me an hour tops.
     
  4. jekbrown

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    i have some 15x8 rims with 4.25" of BS and I had to grind quite a bit off my calipers... I wouldn't recommend any more than that. If you can get 4" rims, go with them. If $56/rim seems like to much, just imagine how ricers with 24" spinners feel? ;) for $58/rim I got some Eaton HD steel rims... pretty sure they are 3.5" of BS, that'd be even better.

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  5. sandawgk5

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    who sells those eaton rims the only ones I have seen have been beadlocks.
     
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    Will they fit? Yes. Will you wish you had spent the extra $$ before you're even half way finished grinding? Yes.
     

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