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post #1 of 3 Old 02-28-2015, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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Wheel Spacers.... Or No?

First time posting here ladies and gents. So if a similar question has been answered, I apologize for the repeat.

So I have a 2014 JK Unlimited. 3.25" lift. I am putting on 18x9 wheels with 0 offset, and 5" backspace. The tires are 33x12.5x18 Nitto Mud Grapplers. The question is, would I need wheels spacers for zero chance of rubbing? If yes, what would the preferred size be? If no, sweet. Save some cash.

Appreciate the responses folks.
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-28-2015, 05:56 PM
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You might rub the front air dam if it's still on. Give it a shot .. The AEV wheels I believe are 5.2 unless that's changed.

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Those wheels should clear. You can always add spacers after, although it's a waste to buy new wheels and still have to add spacers. That backspacing is right on the edge. Ideally you want 4.5" or less. The 1.5" seem to be the most popular and are available from several quality manufacturers.
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