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AEV XK Pintlers on sale......

Get 'em now before they gone Just put 5 on order

http://www.aev-conversions.com/shop/...-beadlock.html
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Get 'em now before they gone Just put 5 on order

http://www.aev-conversions.com/shop/...-beadlock.html
Wish I had my tax refund!





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Haven't been here in a while (long time), but me thinks you got enough sets of wheels...or used to anyway
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Haven't been here in a while (long time), but me thinks you got enough sets of wheels...or used to anyway
I have 10 wheels but they all require spacers.





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Just a quick FYI- those wheels actually have 5.75" backspace, not 5.3". It's a misprint on their website.

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So if I take off my 1.5" spacer and install the Pinters... Do my tires stick out further, the same or less?





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Not sure if I did my math right, I come up with about 1/4 inch less for the Pintler?

I made the assumption you're running 7.5" wide wheels with a +44 offset, and the Pintlers are 8.5" wide with a +25.

Hopefully someone else can confirm/correct my calcs?
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So if I take off my 1.5" spacer and install the Pinters... Do my tires stick out further, the same or less?
Stock XK wheels are 7.5" wide with 6" backspace (+44mm)

With 1.5" wheel spacers you have an effective 4.5" backspace, 3" front face.

The WK/XK Pintlers are 8.5" wide with 5.75" backspace and 2.75" front face.

So yup, those calcs are correct. if you take off your stock wheels+spacers and replace these with the Pintlers, you'll lose 1/4".

Now if you get the JK Pintlers instead (which i prefer), they're 5.25" backspace so they'll stick out 1/4" further than your current setup.
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I've looked at some online charts and calculators that come up to the same:

At 8.5 inches wide,

an offset of +25mm gives you a backspace of 5.73 inches

a backspace of 5.3 inches gives you an offset of +13.9mm

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We've confirmed with AEV in the past that their website is incorrect. The posted offset is accurate but their backspace is off. I dont know why they haven't fixed it yet.... its been well over a year.

On TUJ there's a sticky with an excel spreadsheet i created that can be used to convert between offset/backspace and compare different wheel specs. Also converts tire sizes.

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