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post #1 of 5 Old 09-27-2008, 06:43 AM Thread Starter
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Stock 16" steel wheel dimensions?

Does anyone know what the width and backspacing of the stock steel wheels is? I tryed finding specs on Jeeps website, but all they give is the diameter.

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The 16" wheels are 7" wide. Not sure of the backspace.
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What's the largest tires we can run on the stock steel rims?

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The largest tire you can run on the Steel Rims is a 31 inch. You might have to add some wheel spacers, only if you have some tire rub on the sway bar or lower control arms.
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What's the largest tires we can run on the stock steel rims?

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The largest tire recommended to be used on a 7" wide rim is a 265/75r-16 but many have gone as big as 285/75r-16 with no trouble.. But at that size backspacing becomes an issue so you might as well get new rims too.

You can get Cragar soft 8s 16"x8" for $54.95 each at Summit Racing.
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