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Unread 10-19-2012, 09:32 AM   #1
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What rims will fit a 98 XJ?

I'm headed to the salvage yard in a couple of weeks and was going to look for some 16" or 17" rims while I was there. Is there a listing somewhere of what other rims will fit this model XJ? I figured the Grand Cherokee and maybe some Wranglers, but wasn't sure.

I'm assuming I have the 4.5 pattern, as I wasn't sure how to measure for this. However, when I measure from center of nut to the next one, it's 2-3/4", and when I measure from nut, skip one, and measure across to the next, it's 4-1/4". The front axle is from an early 90's (92 maybe) XJ, and the rear is out of a 98 Explorer.
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Unread 10-19-2012, 12:08 PM   #2
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5x4.5 - XJs ZJs YJs and TJs have it, most Explorers and Rangers do as well.

When you measure for 5 lug wheels you measure from the center of one lug to the back of the third. This should help you understand.

http://www.mrt-wheels.com/boltpattern.html
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This is also a good illustration.

http://www.americanracingwheelsinfo....lt_pattern.htm
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Unread 10-19-2012, 01:17 PM   #4
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Ah, that's what I was doing wrong, measuring center to center. Thanks for the illustrations! Thanks for the models as well, this'll help when I'm digging at the salvage yard!
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f15/a...tures-1151525/

1st Gen Dodge Dakota wheels will work as well.
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Ford danger ranger wheels....
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Unread 10-19-2012, 05:23 PM   #7
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Happy hunting

Early model Liberty wheels will fit as well if I remember correctly.
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