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Old 10-21-2009, 04:34 AM
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Originally Posted by 7pomonakid View Post
what do you mean (if you like you paint)
I think he means that, with 2" or so of tire sticking outside the fender wells, that dirt & debris will be flung about with great abandon, possibly marring the paint on your (and, undoubtedly others') vehicle.
2001 Ranger XLT 4.0L SOHC
Silver Frost w/ Dark Graphite interior

Summit 3" Body Lift
31x10.50 A/T tires
Explorer overhead console
Explorer auto-dim mirror
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Old 10-21-2009, 01:08 PM
Fx4wannabe01 Fx4wannabe01 is offline
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I'm Shane.

And Turbo just answered my reasoning. If you've got flares, it's not that bad, but without flares, a good 2.5" of tire sticking out of the fender.

To probably understand better, I would learn about wheel specs and how backspacing is measured and offset, etc. There are some good websites showing how wheel specs make a difference. Google it. Say a 15x8 w/ 4" backspace wheel sits just inside of the fender flare. A 15x10 w/ 4" backspace wheel sits 2" past where the 8" w/ same backspace sat. With flares it ain't that bad, but without, they be stickin' out.
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Old 10-22-2009, 12:41 AM
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thats what i was thinking but i was not fo sho
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:34 PM
j ha 2575 j ha 2575 is offline
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so dc1 blacks should clear an 06 sports brakes then rite? im lookin at gettin 15x8's but i dont want to buy them and they not fit or something
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