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Pintler wheels installed

Got my Pintlers in last night, had them installed tonight and the truck realigned. They look so much better, tucked in under the fenders just the way I like them. Plus they don't rub anymore! Now I can replace the fender liners! Took one crappy cell phone pic, will get some better ones tomorrow.


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That looks great! They go very well with the color of your XK.

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Thanks, these are the closeout wheels. I'm so glad I got them, they're what I wanted and give the truck a fresh new look.

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Those look great! Couple of questions:
You said no more rubbing? Did the Blitz wheels I sold you rub? And what size tires did we do on those again?
What size tires are on the AEV wheels?
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No, the Blitz wheels didn't, but the ones I replaced them with did. The wheels didn't rub, but the backspacing/offset pushed them out far enough that the tire would rub the pinch weld. The Pintlers have the right backspacing so the tires don't hit the pinch weld. Still running P265/70R17s on them, same as before.

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I would like to know what offset the wheels that rubbed were.

So, in other words, having the +25mm offset with a 265/70-17 does NOT rub?!
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So, in other words, having the +25mm offset with a 265/70-17 does NOT rub?!
Dude! let it go. You don't have to be right, you just have to give your opinion and let others decide who's advice to follow.

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Adam, he's a buddy of mine who runs a Discount Tire store in Denver, so he's trying to get some good info.

Storm, yes, on a 17x8.5 wheel with +25mm offset.

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Dude! let it go. You don't have to be right, you just have to give your opinion and let others decide who's advice to follow.

Just clarifying for my own info.

Really like the looks of those, now if should return the wheels I just bought.........
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Looks good.. Did you go to NTB or Merchants for mounting?
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