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Old 03-23-2009, 03:40 PM
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I'm looking in getting a set of four Daytona "D's" for my 1997 Chevy ZR2 Blazer. I need a 15x8" rim with a 5x4 1/2" bolt pattern. Does anyone know if I should worry about backspacing inches or offset milimeters?! Please HELP!!
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If I were you I'd get rims with 5x4.75 bolt pattern
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Get the backspacing as close to stock as possible. Stock backspacing is 6" if you didn't know.
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Like stated your bolt pattern should be 5 on 4.75. And on backspacing you will want to stay close to 6. If your wanting to get a 15x8 rim then you will really want to stay close to 6 because thats a 1 inch wider rim already so ur tires are going to stick out 1 inch more and if you get like a 4 inch backspacing rim ur tires will be out 3 inchs. Thats alot if you dont have any lift then you will most likely rub on the flares when turning. Hope that helps.
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Finding 15x8s with with a negative offset can be a real challenge. I ordered mine through Discount Tire Co. but there are others. You might also try Summit Racing if you are set on aluminum.
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