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Old 09-07-2011, 02:26 PM   #1
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Rim question

I am about to buy stock 2008 18" sahara rims to put on my 2010 sport that is currently wearing stock 16" rims. Is this an easy fit or will I run into issues?

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Old 09-07-2011, 02:50 PM   #2
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No problem, but why?
Your better off with the 16's or 17's IMO
Cheaper to find tires for a smaller rim.

But--
If you are getting them for a good deal go for it, there will be no problem.

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I find it hard to get that beefy tire feel with a 16 inch rim. How would you set it up?
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Old 09-07-2011, 03:19 PM   #4
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Go get some cragar 15" soft 8 wheel with ... I think it has 4" of back spacing.. please correct me if im wrong.. and then strap some 33" Mickey Thompson MTZ.. well.. that's what im going to do once income tax returns are here xP


Look into it a little bit.. save your stock wheels for snow if you live in an area where you get it..

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Go get some cragar 15" soft 8 wheel with ... I think it has 4" of back spacing.. please correct me if im wrong.. and then strap some 33" Mickey Thompson MTZ.. well.. that's what im going to do once income tax returns are here xP

Look into it a little bit.. save your stock wheels for snow if you live in an area where you get it..

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This works but even better....

Rubi take offs, classifieds or Craigslist
$600-$800 for 5 32" BF's tires and 17" Moab 17's
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Old 09-07-2011, 03:28 PM   #6
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Cheaper.. that's for sure.. Haha
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Old 09-07-2011, 04:59 PM   #7
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Cragar soft 8's do not fit on JKs unless you grind in order to clear the brake caliper.
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Old 09-07-2011, 06:02 PM   #8
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I read somwhere that the soft 8s do fit.. without having to grind...

I must so some more research..
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:19 PM   #9
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I have read that the MB 72's will fit without grinding the rotars. I am looking to go from 17 to 15. Tireas are alot cheaper at 15

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