post #1 of Old 03-02-2008, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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Rubicon wheels on a WJ

Is there any way to put a set of Rubicon wheels and tires on a WJ?

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You need adapters that go from 5x5 to 5x4.5

You will end up with a lot of back spacing though putting more strain on the wheel hubs so its not the ideal setup but can be done.

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Is the bolt pattern 5x5 or 5x4.5? I think it is 5x4.5. The only way would be to get wheel spacers that are 5x5 to 5x4.5. I don't know if they make them but it would work.
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Ahhh nierace you beat me too it. we posted at the exact same time lol
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post #5 of Old 03-02-2008, 11:26 AM Thread Starter
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Is the Jk wheel pattern the same as the WJ. I know the TJisnt the same
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i thought JKs had 5x5 pattern?
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The JK pattern is the same as the WJ 5x5

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So if i buy JK Rubicon Wheels and tires they will work?
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post #9 of Old 03-02-2008, 11:33 AM
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therefore if you used a JK rubicon wheel it would work.....
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Basically you need wheels from a Rubicon that is a 2007 or newer if you want them to bolt right up. If you get wheels from an older rubicon you need spacers

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Sorry to piggyback this...but I am about to do this to my WJ.....07 or newer JK rubicon wheels.....if I have a 2'' or 2.5'' BB what is the max tire size I could run without modification to bumpers.....I searched but could not find a 17 inch tire size....the whole tire size thing is confusing me a little.....this is my first Jeep. Thanks for any help!
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All JK tires from the factory are 32's (255/75/17 = 32"). You aren't going to fit 32's without trimming some of the bumper unless you run at least a 3", probably 4" lift. It's just a little plastic, nothing you can really see either.
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Ok, so if I decided against the trimming, with a 2 or 2.5 BB what do you think the biggest I can go with is on a 17'' rubi rim? Would I need a spacer?
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I got these on my WJ, hope this helps, you can get GREAT deals on Craiglist now....Matt





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Ok, but you have a 6" lift? What if I just have a 2.5"?
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