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Old 03-03-2014, 03:29 PM
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Wheel vs brake fitment

I have a 2010 Sahara Unlimited with the 18" stock wheels. I went today to inquire about getting 33x12.50x15 Duratracs and the salesman said I can't put 15" wheels on because of my brakes. But I've seen many Unlimited's with that wheel/tire combo. Looking for some help please! Thanks

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You need to get 15's with less backspacing. Enough to keep them off of the brakes.

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A 15x8 alloy wheel with 3.75" of backspacing and -19mm offset will work fine.
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Depending on the wheel it should work but i think you have some limitations on flipping the drag link and bushing replacements with a 15" wheel.
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Some owners even slightly grind one of the corners of the calipers.
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Grinding calipers should not be done. There are many alloy wheel choices in this size that fit without modifications. Stay away from steel wheels and you'll be fine. DTD can send you a list of all the wheels they sell that fit without issue.
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Great, thanks alot for the advice!

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