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school me on back spacing

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by lunchbox, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. lunchbox

    lunchbox 1/2 ton status

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    i have a pair of of suburban 8 lug axles im gonna put on the truck, but i wanna keep my a 15 inch rim cause i Just baught the tires, will a 15 clear that monsterous brake drum in the rear, and what kinda of backspacing do i need? how do you determine that.
     
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    SchnorrCS 1/2 ton status

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    I just got new rims and posted the same question...Do a serch under my name.
    To sum it up, go 3.75. You'll have to grind the calipers some, but sticking the rim out any farther will give you nasty bearing issues. IE to much stress on them.

    cS
     
  3. lunchbox

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    sounds like a plan, thanks
     

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