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Old 07-09-2013, 08:56 AM   #1
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what size tires can i put on these?

I'm looking for some inexpensive wheels to put some big tires on, but I'm fairly ignorant on how it works. I found these 15inch wheels on craigslist from a 98 cherokee, can i put 33 inch tires on these? and will it fit my 2013 JKU?

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:30 AM   #2
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no, wrong bolt pattern and even if bolt pattern was correct they might still hit the brake calipers
BTW i had no idea on the bolt pattern, but a 5 second google search answerd the question

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:35 AM   #3
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ok, the bolt pattern caught me off guard, the owner of the tire said he put wrangler tires on when he took these off, so i made the dumb assumption the bolt pattern would fit...
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:09 AM   #4
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I think YJ's or TJ's have the same bolt pattern as an XJ, not our JK's

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Old 07-09-2013, 10:45 AM   #5
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JK is 5x5 ...where as a TJ is 5x4.5.... I was looking for spacers on CL and thought I found some, but after measuring and researching and asking questions discovered they were wrong........
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:15 PM   #6
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What sort of 'big tires' do you want to put on your rig, tovrin? You can squeeze 33's on a stock Jeep, but you might find that they rub when your steering wheel is at full lock (depending on the tire width). Also be advised that if you want to go wider (285+), you'll either need spacers or wheels with a smaller backspace than stock (and probably a lift as well). There's lots of info in this thread on the subject.

Let me know if you're looking for a set of stock rims, though... I just pulled these off of my 2010 JKU. I'm over in Melbourne, FWIW:


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