16x8 wheels

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  1. john cleveland

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    i was wondering if anyone knows if 16x8 +25 wheels will tuck inside the wheel wells on a 91 2wd with 3" drop strings and 2' drop spindles and not rub the suspension or the fender lip
     
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    If you have access to a local rent a wheel center, you can try on many different sizes with tires before you buy.. food for thought
     
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    From whats been said before, a 15" wheel will rub on the control arm or ball joint, 16" should clear.

    these wheel specs and drop are very tame so you shouldn't have any issues tbh
     
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    thanks for the info from my reseach thats what i came up with as well this is my first mini truck build ive been build drag cars for 30 years so all this +25 type stuff is new to me im used to backspace measurements
     
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    Google offset to backspace. +25 on a 8" wheel is something like 4.5" backspace i think.

    ive had to do the same conversion because i like old american wheels and most are in in backspace dims not offsets
     
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    +25 on a 16x8 is about 5.5" backspace.

    To calculate:

    (Wheel rated width + 1" ) / 2 ) + offset in inches.

    So 8" wheel is:

    (8+1)/2 + 1" = 5.5"

    You need to add the 1" because wheel width is bead-to-bead. The lips add 1/2 inch on each side.
     
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