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Unread 04-11-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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15inch rims on a 2001 jeep Cherokee??

Will 15 inch wheels fit on a 2001 jeep cherokee? the dude at big o said its risking it but i think he was talking about a grand cherokee, which i am not its an XJ not a GRAND cherokee. He said on the 01's the calipers were bigger and it would hit.

Is this true I cant find any info on a 01 XJ just earlier models and WJs.


(again this is an 2001 XJ regular cherokee not a WJ aka grand cherokee)

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Unread 04-11-2012, 05:27 PM   #2
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Since the older ones came stock with 15's, I see no reason why a later one would have any issues in stock configuration.
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Unread 04-11-2012, 05:28 PM   #3
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Will 15 inch wheels fit on a 2001 jeep cherokee? the dude at big o said its risking it but i think he was talking about a grand cherokee, which i am not its an XJ not a GRAND cherokee. He said on the 01's the calipers were bigger and it would hit.

Is this true I cant find any info on a 01 XJ just earlier models and WJs.


(again this is an 2001 XJ regular cherokee not a WJ aka grand cherokee)
The dude at big o is retarded.

XJs used the same calipers pretty much their entire life span. They were also used on YJs, ZJ, MJs, and TJs.

15" wheels will fit no problem. I think some 01 XJs even came with 15s.
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Unread 04-11-2012, 05:42 PM   #4
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The dude at big o is retarded.

XJs used the same calipers pretty much their entire life span. They were also used on YJs, ZJ, MJs, and TJs.

15" wheels will fit no problem. I think some 01 XJs even came with 15s.
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What they said..... Big O guy =
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Never heard of calipers being to big,But 99 and up used bigger rotors if im not mistaken.Maybe someone else might chime in.....
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Not bigger rotors, just cast rotors. They are the same diameter, just a bit deeper.
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And you have confirmed on why I avoid Big O like the Bubonic plague
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Never heard of calipers being to big,But 99 and up used bigger rotors if im not mistaken.Maybe someone else might chime in.....
The rotor/hub change in 99/00 was just a change in depth. The height/depth/width of the hub changed, whichever way you are looking at it. So the rotors offset changed to space it differently so it would line up with the SAME calipers. Sort of like changing baackspacing on wheels. You can use newer stuff on older Jeeps and vica versa. You just have to make sure the hubs match the rotors.
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Unread 04-14-2012, 05:18 PM   #10
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Just ordered some 15x8 wheels thanks for your replies everyone.
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Unread 04-14-2012, 06:45 PM   #11
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The steelies on mine which are stock are 15's and that's all I see on jeeps are 15's. Unless they are the newer wranglers that have the moabs and what not from the factory.
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I have a 99,00 and 01 XJ. All three have 15 inch rims. The rotors changed in 99. some 99's had cast rotors,some had composite.
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