On the topic of scrub radius it its such a big deal I find it interesting that almost all of the desert racers are running 3.5+3.5 or 4+3 offset wheels. Very few running 5+2 or 6+1 offset.
Mr. Zambo, is this an RS or DS? Would it make a difference? What is the offset on the stock wheels? (good info BT)Thanks that is more in my limited price range. Very hard to find a 15" wheel with enough backspacing.
For giggles I did some dirty measuring on the garage floor to see what the scrub radius looks like. The outer lines are the edges of where the tire would be (no load). The line that says 30 is where the stock scrub radius is, about .5" or so of positive SR. The next line is where it would be with a 32 on the stock wheel, pretty much dead nuts zero scrub radius. The last line is about where the SR would be with a 32 on a 5+2 wheel, about .5" negative. Of course this is all no load static and the actual point moves around as the suspension cycles and the tires flex. I think in this machine that .5" is pretty good. I wouldn't use a wider wheel than that.
Good point Sandman. Interesting is a word that certainly describes desert racing and the decisions made by desert racers.On the topic of scrub radius it its such a big deal I find it interesting that almost all of the desert racers are running 3.5+3.5 or 4+3 offset wheels. Very few running 5+2 or 6+1 offset.
x3 RS. The stock wheels have a 6" backspacing. The thing I hate the most about the stock wheel is the way there is no hub circle, just a couple of spokes landing at each bolt hole.Mr. Zambo, is this an RS or DS? Would it make a difference? What is the offset on the stock wheels? (good info BT)
Dont know about those tires they sure seem heavy at 48# each.Anyone running a 33x10.5-15in light truck tire on 5+2 offset wheel? I am going with the Dick Cepek Extreme Conutry as priced well and like the tread pattern. Looks like from earlier post its ok on a 4+3 offset but wondering if a 5+2 would likely make it rub ... seems unlikely but any input appreciated ...
What backspacing did you get on the walkers? I have them on my truck and love them, and considering them for the x3 too.