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Old 08-05-2009, 06:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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H2 wheel backspacing

I've searched and all i gathered was an answer that said they are "5.5" backspacing(i think)"

I'd like to find the actual answer for certain before buying a set

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Old 08-05-2009, 06:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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isn't that what the 16.5" measuremnet is?





you didn't search very well there's an excellent thread here w/all the measurements
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Old 08-05-2009, 06:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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here ya go, http://www.offroadfabnet.com/forums/...ead.php?t=2397

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isn't that what the 16.5" measuremnet is?





you didn't search very well there's an excellent thread here w/all the measurements
yeah they were talking about H1's and H2's in the thread i saw and the person was talkin about the H2's i thought.

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isn't that what the 16.5" measuremnet is?





you didn't search very well there's an excellent thread here w/all the measurements
no, h1's are 7.25"bs.
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:52 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Per my wheel vendors website; Factory rims are 8.5" wide, and have a
+22 mm offset. this indicates the the mounting face is 22 mm closer to
the face of the rim from center. 8.5" % 2 = 4.25" + .866" =5.116" backspace.
22 mm % 25.4 ( conversion to inch ) = .866"
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Per my wheel vendors website; Factory rims are 8.5" wide, and have a
+22 mm offset. this indicates the the mounting face is 22 mm closer to
the face of the rim from center. 8.5" % 2 = 4.25" + .866" =5.116" backspace.
22 mm % 25.4 ( conversion to inch ) = .866"
That is good math, but the measured backspacing is 5 5/8" since it is measured from the inside edge of the wheel, and offset is measured from where the bead seats. I have personally measured this with a tape measure.
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It's more than 4.25". I have a set of H2s on my truck and the rears are almost inside the fender. Stock 15x8 ralley's stick out more than these do.
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Either way they'll work. Was just curious as to the correct measurement. Thanks guys

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Old 08-07-2009, 10:07 PM   #10 (permalink)
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does a 40 x 12.5 or 13.5 tire provide enough clearance for hub protection?
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I have 37x13s on mine, doesn't give alot of protection. Only real way to do that is more offset.
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