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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

I am now so confused. I just want to upgrade my breaks haha. I was hoping for something that also looked awesome. I guess this truck is too new for these kinds of upgrades?
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

yeah....yr gonna have to be patient. let the aftermarket catch up or do something completely custom. Really all it takes is some custom machined brackets if you dont wanna wait on SRt parts.
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

But if I wait will the SRT parts just bolt on?
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

yep....the SRt is built on the same platform as the wk2. Now Im not saying that the spindles is all you will need...but going by the photos that are out...thats aall it looks like.
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

ok awesome thanks man. Do we have a ballpark price guess for what it will cost to do all 4 wheels?
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

if bought all new.....$$$$$$$$$

used...probably $2000
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

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Why would the brembos not bolt right up to WK2 spindles? Keep in mind the WK2 Limiteds and Overlands are both running 20" wheels, same as the WK2 SRT8's. I don't see a clearance issue like you had with your WK w/ it's smaller non SRT8 wheels.
Because the shape of the inside of the wheel, and offset will determine if they clear the brakes. Just because they're both 20's doesn't mean they will both work with the Brembos.
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

You will also need to change your rims to clear this brake upgrade. Part of the SRT rim design is specifically for this purpose.
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

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Are you saying the shape of the inside of a 20" SRT8 wheel is somehow different than the "shape" of an Overland 20" wheel?? I'm pretty damn sure they're both circular! I realize the offset of the wider SRT8 wheel would be different, but that shouldn't mean, (although it might?) OEM brembos would not work with OEM 20" wheels even w/different offsets!

Does anyone have actual Mopar 2012 WK2 SRT8 parts lists w/ specs to tell for sure?
Yes I am saying that it is possible. Of course both wheels are round........ the clearance issue isn't that the brembos will contact the "hoops" of the wheels, it would/could contact the backside of the wheel spokes... So, ya the shape will matter.
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

Joel is right...the inside/backside of the spokes is the most important
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

If spoke clearance is the issue, wouldn't spacers solve it? Plenty of offset to give a few back, no?
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Re: WK2 SRT Brembo brake kit on an Overland

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OK............. I really shouldn't but............. Please do tell how the "shape" of the inside of one OEM 20" wheel is somehow different the the "shape" of another OEM 20" wheel??

This is going be good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Do you run 4-sided blocks for wheels on your rig?
I'm Joel.

Here... I guess you need it drawn out for you. The two "OEM" wheels you are talking about are made for two different vehicles.

Here's a pictures showing the contact points that you should be worried about.

The shape of the inside of the spoke matters whether you think it's a joke or not. Just trying to help, so you don't waste your money. but w/e...

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