Originally Posted by big gear head
The total width is going to depend on your wheels. If you need the extra width to get your wheels and tires to fit then do it. You need to make the rear end the correct width to fit your wheels and tires in the wheel well correctly.
I am just running the stock wheels and have had no issues with fitment or anything. I will be upgrading to something wider and taller down the road so maybe now is a good time to tackle that.