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SickAzda
01-26-2006, 03:33 PM
Hey Everyone,
I've been running some 35x15x10 and have upgraded to pizza cutting 38x16x11 I would like to know what backspacing of rims to look for because I like my tires to stick out 1.5 - 2 inches past the fenders.....plus an offset rim will help me clear my leafs for my turning radius. They're going under a built sas'd runner. Is there a stock 16x7 steel rim that has a decent offset that i'm unaware of......the reason I'd like to go with a stock steel rim is because of the cost. I like the idea of picking up a set of cheap junkyard chevy rims.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Chris

StinkFinger
01-26-2006, 03:36 PM
good luck

SickAzda
01-26-2006, 03:55 PM
What do you mean by that?

StinkFinger
01-26-2006, 04:04 PM
most stock vehicles with 16" rims and a six bolt patern will have masive back spacing
nissans toys chevys there all set up that way to move your wheels out youll be looking to the aftermarket for sure

stuckle
01-26-2006, 05:30 PM
iv got 16 inch wheels for sale...

SickAzda
01-26-2006, 06:37 PM
Really.....thanks for the reply. What do you think my BEST option would be if i were to go the stock route (out of all the choices you mentioned)? I didn't realize Nissan made a 16" rim.

stuckle
01-26-2006, 06:39 PM
if you want them to stick out and cant find rims...buy mine and the some wheel spacers...

especialy if you can get mine for 50 bucks yo

Blazerboy
01-26-2006, 06:41 PM
shut up, nobody wnats ur rims hahaha(inseet poking finger)


Damn I gots ot figour out the smilies

stuckle
01-26-2006, 06:43 PM
like this[f]?

SickAzda
01-26-2006, 06:48 PM
Holy $#!@
I think i'm clueing in now........I'm definately going to have to go aftermarket......do you know how much offset I'd be looking to go for? I would like my pizza cutting 38x16x11's to sit a 1-2 inches out of the well/body of my hacked up runner.

Blazerboy
01-26-2006, 06:48 PM
exactly like that(stuckle) how you do that shit

stuckle
01-26-2006, 06:51 PM
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dealer
01-26-2006, 07:25 PM
Hey chris,
Your probably going to need around a 3" back space. When I had 15x8's with 3.5" of bs on my runner the 12.5" wide tires were hangin out about 2".

Big_Ern
01-27-2006, 01:04 AM
just curious why you would have got tires for a 16" rim?

the rims themsleves are usually more expensive, harder to find, and getting beadlocks for them will be a lot harder & more expensive too

I think you're best bet would be to find the cheapest 16" rims you can find and run some wheel spacers to get the width you want

SickAzda
01-29-2006, 10:52 PM
Hey Guys......thanks for the reply,
The rim size wasn't exactly my choice.....My buddy imported some Military tires in and like a fat kid and cake, my buddies and I all jumped on'em. We'll all be running these huge heavy and damn near bulletproof pizza cutters. I'm not too worried about the cost of the beadlocks because luckily I have access to a C&C Machine. I'll probably cut up quite a few and hook up the FunInBC members:) But that's all in good time....first i just need to find the right offset of rim to go with...because as i said before I'd still like to be able to turn these things without rub. I'm not really a big fan of spacers because they become a weaklink of the axle...as it is I'm already running a 3.4 inch spacer on my front axle to push the front width out to equal my rear wide track housing.
Thanks for your time guys.
Chris

Big_Ern
01-30-2006, 01:54 AM
cool. What size & tread military's?

redman
01-30-2006, 06:50 AM
i'm running 16's on my runner love em