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Old 03-16-2014, 11:18 AM
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I couldn't find any thread about this so I hope I'm not asking an already answer question. I have found some wheels I like and am caught between 15x7 or 15x8. The only difference I can find between the 2 (except the obvious width) is the 8" have 4" backspacing while the 7" have 4.25" of backspacing. So the 8" will stick out the slightest more than the 7"(if I understand backspacing correctly). What I want to know is will the tires look/perform that much different with whichever wheel I choose? I'm running 235/75-15. If anyone can help me with my decision that'd be great. Thanks
 
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Old 03-16-2014, 04:22 PM
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8" would stick out 1.75" more than the 7"


If you have a 4x4 go with the 7" the other ones will cause you a lot of issues
 
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Thanks a bunch Jamaroon
 
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Eight minus four equals four. Seven minus four and a quarter equals two and three quarters. Four minus two and three quarters equals one and a quarter.
 
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Yeah, sorry the 8" wheels will stick out 1.25" more than the 7"


the 7" will stick out 1.75" more than the stock 4x4 wheels.
 
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