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using rubicon 17"

I see the trailhawk concept uses the Rubicon 17" wheels.. what needs to be done to get the wheels to clear the calipers? Interested in getting a second set of wheels for more aggressive off road tires on a 2014 GC with ADV ii

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I see the trailhawk concept uses the Rubicon 17" wheels.. what needs to be done to get the wheels to clear the calipers? Interested in getting a second set of wheels for more aggressive off road tires on a 2014 GC with ADV ii

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Pretty sure you'll need at least a 1/4" to a 1/2" spacer to clear the calipers.
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Re: using rubicon 17"

The wheels should fit unless you have the HD brake package, which only comes on the 5.7 WK2 if I remember correctly. The Laredo V-6 with tow package comes with 17" wheels, and the JK wheels should have less back space, and push the wheel out further in the wheel well compared to stock WK2 wheels.
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The wheels should fit unless you have the HD brake package, which only comes on the 5.7 WK2 if I remember correctly. The Laredo V-6 with tow package comes with 17" wheels, and the JK wheels should have less back space, and push the wheel out further in the wheel well compared to stock WK2 wheels.
I can confirm that if you use them without spacers they may not fit regardless of non HD brakes and even if it came with 17s. Mine came with stock the stock 17" wheels, no HD brakes and they still would not clear in the front.

I've seen only one person on here who claims they did it without spacers somehow, but I don't see what could be different from mine to that person's to make it work.
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Re: using rubicon 17"

I have a limited diesel, oraii with tow package.. like the look\function of the 17"..
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