Long-awaited (small)upgrade on a stock Maverick?!

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  1. Jony

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    I'VE MADE A SURVEY (QUESTIONNAIRE) TO HELP GET MORE OF A CONCRETE DECISION! PLEASE CLICK THE LINK TO HELP, I'D REALLY APPRECIATE IT!!!


    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2DM65GQ


    LET ME KNOW IF THERE IS OTHER INFO. NEEDED!!


    I WILL BE MAKING THE DECISION FINAL SOON, NO LATER THAN A FEW DAYS! ONCE IT IS DECIDED ORDERS WILL BE PLACED!!


    Two sets of NEW wheels:


    - FRONT: (x2)Pro Comp Xtreme Alloy Series 7069
    - 15" Dia. x 8" W
    - 5 x 4.5" Bolt pattern
    - 3.75" Backspacing
    - -19mm offset
    - P205/75/15 Tires

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    BACK: (x2)Pro Comp Xtreme Alloy Series 7069
    - 15" Dia. x 10" W
    - 5 x 4.5" Bolt pattern
    - 3.635" Backspacing
    - -46mm offset
    - P255/60/15 Tires


    Compared to the current wheels:

    - FRONT: (x2)Pacer
    - 15" Dia. x 7" W
    - 5 x 4.5" Bolt pattern
    - Backspacing (UNKNOWN)
    - -offset (UNKNOWN)
    - P245/60/15 Tires


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    BACK: (x2)Pacer
    - 15" Dia. x 8" W
    - 5 x 4.5" Bolt pattern
    - Backspacing (UNKNOWN)
    - -offset (UNKNOWN)
    - P245/60/15 Tires


    SHOULD I COMMIT TO THE UPGRADE?

    I've received many suggestions from repairing the valve stems and new valve stems to new tires and maybe new wheels. I don't know what to go with anymore because they all sound great.
     
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    Replace the valves with NEW .. Why would you want an ' used ' stem in your NEW WHEELS ??
     
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    My bad, I didn’t leave much explained but it’s basically another forum based on the previous one I posted right before this one! I just had a problem with the valve stems on my current set of wheels and asked a question about if I should stick with the old and get it replaced both stem and tires or go new with an entire new set.

    Sorry about that!!
     
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    the 255/60/15s on 10" rims are going to buldge the sidewall...:yup:
    I ran 275/60/15s on 8" rims with no rubbing.
     
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    I agree with Frank on the rear wheel width. Also 8" is too wide for the fronts. For the 75 series 6" would be adequate and 7" would be max. I run 215/60x15s in the front and 255/60x15s in the rear all on 15x7 wheels and they work great.
    Lee "THE MAV" Richart
     
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    Hello, please update. What did you decide? Tires and wheels

    If installed yet would love to see pic.
    Thank you
     

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