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post #1 of 11 Old 07-19-2016, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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15" wheels on a JKU

At the grocery store tonite, I saw a late model JKU with 15" American racing wheels and 33x12.5 BFG's. I talked with the owner and he said the combo worked well for light rock crawling but he could not remember the offset of the wheel anybody out there know what that might be ?
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post #2 of 11 Old 10-04-2016, 06:39 PM
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I run 15s on my jk with 3.75 backspacing. Most upgraded steering will not work with 15s tho.

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I run 15" with 35X12.50, 3.75" backspace on mine too. Works great.

I am getting to the point were I probably need to upgrade the tie rod, has anyone found one that works with 15" wheels?

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post #5 of 11 Old 10-08-2016, 03:34 AM
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I just done building mine

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I just done building mine

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You might have some problems with that .

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d'ya get the trackbar upgraded Nick ? Sorry,to pirate the thread ,OP but its relative....


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Added a brace still bending. So another stick of dom is on the way along with new heims and a poly bushing

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I had the old style RK pro aluminum TR, worked with 15's and 35x12.5's due to offset with no issue.

Unfortunately I forget what the wheel specs were other than Pro Comp aluminum's.

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I run 15s on my jk with 3.75 backspacing. Most upgraded steering will not work with 15s tho.

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Do you have pics? I've heard that 3.5" and 4" backspace will also work.
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