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post #1 of 10 Old 09-05-2013, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
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Can I Run These Wheels and Tires on My XK?

I have a 2007 Jeep Commander 4.7 L 4WD. I have a set of factory Wrangler 18" Wheels with 255's mounted will they fit my Jeep? I am currently running 245 on 17" Wheels.

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post #2 of 10 Old 09-05-2013, 07:45 AM
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It'd take about 20-minutes to find out.

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It'd take about 20-minutes to find out.
^^^ This - or start another thread that is the same as countless other threads and wait for a couple days just to get smart arse answers from members that are growing tired of threads like this.

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post #4 of 10 Old 09-05-2013, 08:34 AM
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In short, yes. For future reference look at the wheels and tires thread, the picture thread or search your question first so these old timers will be happy haha.
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post #5 of 10 Old 09-05-2013, 09:07 AM
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In short, yes. For future reference look at the wheels and tires thread, the picture thread or search your question first so these old timers will be happy haha.
I'm just saying, if you have the wheels/tires and a jack, one could answer this question all by themselves....just try it, then you'll know.

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I did look there and didn't find a direct answer to my question. The wheels are at my brothers house which is approx. 7 hours from mine. So if they didn't fit it would take me approximately 14 hours and 40 minutes to find out. I was helping someone had done this before and could simply answer me YES or NO. So I didn't have to drive all the way out there to find out. But thanks anyways guys.
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I have 255/70r17's on my WK (31.1"x10"x17") and I had to do the pinch weld mod (I also have wheel spacers on). The tires were rubbing the wheel well when you turn the steering wheel ~360 degrees.

What are the other specs of the tires, particularly the sidewall? 255/??R18. My 70's have a taller sidewall than stock. If you are getting a smaller side wall (60 or smaller) they the tires may fit without modification.

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I did look there and didn't find a direct answer to my question. The wheels are at my brothers house which is approx. 7 hours from mine. So if they didn't fit it would take me approximately 14 hours and 40 minutes to find out. I was helping someone had done this before and could simply answer me YES or NO. So I didn't have to drive all the way out there to find out. But thanks anyways guys.
Then I guess you don't really have the wheels....now had I known that, I wouldn't have said it would have taken 20-minutes to find out.

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They changed the calipers in 2007 on the Hemis - they won't clear the wheel without spacers. Not sure about the 4.7.
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post #10 of 10 Old 09-05-2013, 06:56 PM
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No the 18" Sahara rims should clear the caliper without spacers. The 17's will not. You might still be close to the bolt with those tires so spacers may still be advisable. Also the pinchweld mod may need to be done if it rubs. Hope that answers your question.

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