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Unread 09-23-2008, 06:54 AM   #1
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jk rims on the xj

i been kicking around the idea of throwing a set of 17" jk rubi rims on my xj. has anybody else thought of doing so? i know i will need adapters for them to work- which is the only thing holding me back. i found a nice deal on 5 rims and new bfg mts on them for cheap. i think they would compliment the lift im getting nicely. would 3" be enough to clear them? i believe they are just shy of 32s..

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Unread 09-23-2008, 08:08 PM   #2
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They might rub a little going over bumps. I'm not sure what the backspacing is on them, but with the adapters, they shouldn't rub at full steering lock. Post pics if you do it. =D
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Unread 09-23-2008, 08:14 PM   #3
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Well if you are running 32's right now I see no reason that they wouldn't work.
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Unread 09-23-2008, 08:40 PM   #4
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I put a set of 05 Rubicons on my 91 XJ earlier this year. I didn't use any spacers and until I mounted a larger tire, I didn't need the lift.

Here what it looked like the day I bought the wheels:




Here's what it looks like now with a 2" lift, new tires, new paint, etc...





Those tires are just under 32" and I haven't had any problems yet. Granted, I don't do a lot of serious off roading, but it has been on the trail a few times since adding those wheels and tires with no problem.
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Unread 09-23-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
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I would say go for it. I personally think it would look badass with some spacers/adapters.
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Unread 09-24-2008, 08:08 AM   #6
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I put a set of 05 Rubicons on my 91 XJ earlier this year. I didn't use any spacers and until I mounted a larger tire, I didn't need the lift.





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tj's have a 5 on 4.5 lug pattern

jk's have 5 on 5 lug pattern

adapters are needed in his application
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Unread 09-24-2008, 08:53 AM   #7
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I have a set of JK rims I was going to put on my ZJ. The back spacing is an inch more then the stock ZJ rims. So with a 1" spacer it should bring you right back to factory backspacing.
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