What is jeep wheel backspacing?

What is jeep wheel backspacing?

The backspacing is the space from the mounting face and inner lip, and this will let us know if the back of the wheel will come into contact with any of the inner components of the Jeep like the suspension, sway bar links, etc.

What offset is 4.75 backspacing?


BACKSPACE 3.25″ 4.75″
9″ -44 -6
9.5″ -51 -12
10″ -57 -19
10.5″ -63 -25

What offset is 4.5 backspacing?

For example, an 8 inch wide wheel with a 4.5 inch backspace would be the equivalent of a zero offset because the mounting surface aligns with the centerline of the wheel.

Will Jeep Wrangler rims fit on a Liberty?

jk wheels WILL fit. The stock ones that came on my x are nearly identical to the Liberty ones.

Can you put 35 inch tires on a stock Jeep rims?

Technically, yes. You can indeed put 35s on a stock Jeep Wrangler JK and drive around town without issue. However, if you are going to hit the trail, it’s going to rub.

How big of wheels can I put on my Jeep?

Depending on the model you have, most Jeeps need lifts for tires that are 33” or larger. But, this doesn’t mean that your stock Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be okay with 32” tires. If the tires are too wide, they will rub against the fenders.

Does negative offset stick out more?

Negative offsets yield “deep-dish” wheels commonly found on some of our favorite older cars. When bolted up to your car this means that a lower offset wheel will stick out farther.

Do 0 offset wheels stick out?

If you install a wheel that is 8.5 inches wide with a zero offset and a tire that is 295 mm (11.61 inches) wide, the 8.5 inch wheel would stick out 1/2 inch more than the 7.5 inch wheel while the edge of the 295 mm wide tire would stick out 15 mm (0.59 inches) more than the 265 mm wide tire did.

What offset do I need for tires to stick out?

When bolted up to your car this means that a lower offset wheel will stick out farther. If your car was originally equipped with a +50mm offset and you replace it with a +25mm wheel, the wheel will stick out approximately one inch farther. Obviously, a negative offset works the same way.

How much wheel offset is acceptable?

Even if the tire and wheel have enough clearance, the wrong offset can decrease vehicle stability. Generally, with new wheels, you don’t want the new offset to be more than 5 millimeters different from the old offset.

Do all Jeeps have the same bolt pattern?

That’s because, while most Jeeps have a five lugs, different models have different spacing between the lugs. For example, all JK Wrangler vehicles (2007-18) have a 5×5 bolt pattern – meaning five lugs with a five inch spacing. Earlier TJ Wrangler models (1997-06) and YJ editions (1987-95) employ a 5×4. 5 pattern.

What wheels will fit Jeep Liberty?

The Liberty’s stock 16×7″ wheel can fit a 10.5″ wide tire with no problems. Only a few 15″ wheels can fit on the Liberty without interfering with the brake caliper. Some other choices are the Rock Crawler Xtreme Steel Wheels with a backspacing of 4.5″ or 3.75″ or Cragar Wheels with 4-4.5″ of backspacing.

How big are the wheels on a Jeep Liberty?

Hi,Christopher Chan,Yes,these two wheels have same offset. I own an 05 Jeep Liberty Limited, with the 17 inch wheels. My Jeep is the 4×2 model.

What’s the offset on a Jeep Liberty Tire?

Hi,R2DeWitt,the offset for your car stock wheels is 35mm. Thanks John! Hey John, Do you happen to know if the offset number gets higher or lower in order to move the tire more to the outside of the wheel well?

What’s the stock wheel offset on a jeep Rubicon?

Yup +44 so that guide that Jeep Noob shared will help you to determine where you want to go with rims. For what it’s worth, someone was running an 18×9 with a +20 offset, as I recall just fine on a Rubicon due to the wider axles.

What happens to wheels with lower offset and backspacing?

Wheels with lower offset and backspace generally will increase your turning radius, and place a bit more stress on the lugs, bearings and axle housings. They can also push those tires out past your fender flares, which is illegal in many states.

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