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post #1 of 11 Old 09-28-2013, 05:55 AM Thread Starter
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Wheel Bolt Pattern Issue

I am stationed in the Middle East and have an EXPORT (non-U.S.) 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sahara. I recently bought new rims from DT in the U.S. thinking the bolt pattern was the same regardless of delivery location. I was wrong. The 5 X 127mm does NOT fit my jeep and the TCN working at the local tire shop related that the stock pattern appeared to be "around" 115mm.

However, when I got home and threw the 4 brand new wheels and 4 brand new 33x12.5 tires back into the garage (argh!!) I got back online and see that 114mm, 4.5inch bolt pattern is much more common. Is 5 X 4.5 my real size?

BLUF: Can anyone tell me what exactly the bolt pattern is for my EXPORT 2011 Sahara???

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post #2 of 11 Old 09-28-2013, 07:29 AM
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5x4.5 is the TJ bolt pattern, did you buy this new or used? Spidertrax makes an adapter for this.

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interesting. why would this be? i bought it used, it is a 2011 Sahara EXPORT with a 5x4.5 bolt pattern........? wtf?
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PO might have swapped axles.

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All export wranglers have the same 5x5 pattern as US models. Something is fishy

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5x4.5 is the TJ bolt pattern, did you buy this new or used? Spidertrax makes an adapter for this.
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interesting. why would this be? i bought it used, it is a 2011 Sahara EXPORT with a 5x4.5 bolt pattern........? wtf?
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PO might have swapped axles.
Definitely a possibility. 5x4.5 is not only for TJs, but ZJs, YJs, XJs and the new Patriots and I think Liberties and Compass's. That's alotta factory and aftermarket wheels to choose from.
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Any chance it already has wheel spacers/adapters?

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no existing spacers or adapters, just flat out 5x4.5. could this thing have been wrecked and axles replaced....front and back?? strange.
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no existing spacers or adapters, just flat out 5x4.5. could this thing have been wrecked and axles replaced....front and back?? strange.
Sounds like the PO(Was there a PO?) changed out the axles for the more widely used 5x4.5 wheel. Or perhaps that's all the PO had access to at the time.
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Do all 4 hubs appear to have this 5x4.5 bolt pattern? Just curious if you tried them all...my thought is a possible axle shaft change.
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PICS of hubs, diff, axles, calipers etc.

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