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Unread 12-14-2010, 12:27 PM   #1
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Wj 15" rims on WJ?

Can you fit 15" rims on a WJ? I know rims and tires for that size are way cheaper and more common, so how do I fit 15" rims on my 99 WJ?


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Unread 12-14-2010, 12:42 PM   #2
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That wouldn't look so great in my opinion.
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Unread 12-14-2010, 12:42 PM   #3
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If you get steel wheels like cragar soft 8's or d windows they should go on with out any modification. Aluminum wheels will need you to grind your calipers if they will go on at all. Some people say they have to grind a very small amount off their calipers even with steel wheels but most dont.

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Unread 12-14-2010, 12:44 PM   #4
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I was gonna go with 15's for a while on mine but i spent all my money on my lift so its stock wheels for me
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Unread 12-14-2010, 01:36 PM   #5
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sounds good, do you guys know what spacers I would need to keep the stock rims and run the 285/75?
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Unread 12-14-2010, 01:48 PM   #6
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Alot of people say when you put spacers on you have to trim more than you would if you didnt, can anyone vouch for that?
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Unread 12-14-2010, 01:50 PM   #7
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steelies=fit.
aluminum =/=fit
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15" steels with 4" or more BS will fit, Aluminums will not.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 06:38 AM   #9
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I put aluminum 15's on my WJ.No spacers,I believe 3.75 back spacing.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 06:46 AM   #10
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I love the look of the 15" wheels on a lot of guys WJ's on here cause they make the tires look huge compared to mine. I have even seen tires smaller than mine that look bigger and more aggressive just cause of the 15's. Nice rig Seneca!
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I have 15's on mine they look great and tire prices are a lot cheaper. I did not have to mod the caliper, but its going to depend on which type you have some have a different casting so you have to grind the little tab on the end down to make them fit.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 07:40 AM   #12
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That wouldn't look so great in my opinion.
I beg to differ I have seen lots of 15's on WJ's and they look great. As well as saving 100 or more dollars on tires
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Unread 12-16-2010, 08:34 AM   #13
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Nice wj Seneca, I think I'm gonna start looking for some 15's for my jeep and probably run the 33's it will be a lot cheaper on tires and wheels. thanks everyone
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Unread 12-16-2010, 09:22 AM   #14
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Nice looking rig Seneca
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Unread 12-16-2010, 10:57 AM   #15
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kinda hard to tell, but they are 15s. steel rims are stronger than aluminum too.

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