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mounty71

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I prefer the MT classic II or the cragar soft 8 chrome. If i were choosing between those two, i'd probably go with the cragars because you can get all 4 for the price of 2 MTs. And i think 3.75 BS is what you need.
 


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What about Offset? Is that something that doesn't really matter?
 




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I can't really say about offset, i'm not even sure 3.75 is the correct BS. It just seems to stick out in my head though. Hopefully someone can confirm.
 




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Yea, I've got a pretty big list of rims I like.. I just need to know what Offset/BS I need to run them without issues.
I know I want 15x8, and 5/4.5 Bolt Pattern/Size... somethin like that..
What else do I need to know?
 




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Alright, after a lot of reading.. It seems the common specs are 15x8 with 3.75BS... no mention of offset though.. is it even that important?

The thing is.. most rims I've seen that I'd buy have 4.00BS, is the difference a lot? Would it affect me in a bad way?

Ahh.. I need more info on this stuff..
 




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I believe that the more backspacing there is, the further in the tire will be. So i guess, the relation between the center of the wheel and the inside edge of the rim. And offset is the relation between the center of the wheel and the point that the 'spoke' would meet the rim. Make sense. So i think in many cases, the backspacing will determine the offset.
 




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So which should I go for, 3.75 or 4.00?
 




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After a lot more reading and searching on the rangerforums..
I've found that the stock 15x7 rims are 4.5BS which gives that narrow stock look.
and the lower the BS, the further the wheel sticks out.. [yea.. I didn't know that...]
So I guess to play it safe as possible.. I would get 4.00BS since I don't have too much room while turning with my 31's as it is.. and 4.00 is pushing it.. I think...
 




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I doubt you will have any problems with it. Besides, if you do shackles/tt, it will help out!

Have you decided what you are going to do yet? I would say if you aren't sure yet, just sit for a little while and think about it. You don't want to get some you end up regretting later
 




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If you guys [31's only please..] could post pictures [15x8 rims only please] what your back spacing is.. that would be perfect!

[Charlie, I'll be doing TT/Shackles very soon!]
 




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I made your explorer 'alaska ready':D

Now you are ready for the snow and salt!:p:
(fine, I got bored and was listening to rap)
 




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Lmao! That's a big no no..
 








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Lmao... Both. =P

Well, some "rap" is fine.. I guess.

I think I'm going to go with the eagle alloys... But I don't know.. I have an offer from someone on the board.. we'll see how that goes.... aahh.. I want new rims!
 




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Could someone PS some Baja's for me?
I want to be able to see the depth of them, and the hub thing come out as it does... I think I'll be getting these rims, as they're the only ones in the style I like that are 15x8 with 3.75BS..
They'll be wrapped with my 31x10.50x15 BFG All-Terrain T/A KO's.. what do you guys think??

Here's some examples n whatnot..
http://www.4wheelparts.com/PDT266349.aspx
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mytruck.jpg
 




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Hm... Could you re-do your PS's with my side shot.. I think that could be a better way to give me an idea of how it'll look.
 






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Hm... I think they're alright.. I might get them.
Baja's it is.
 




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