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Re: SRT8 and Run Flat Tires

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I might be confused here. I have a 2015 with a spare tire in the back. Its a full size spare from the dealer. From talking with people i understand the only reason SRT picked runflats for the jeep is due to the very stiff sidewalls which helps the jeep grip on very hard turns and 3 seasons as they are pretty much sticky tires. Now i also heard that the full spare will only fit the rear as the front brembos are to large. IS this true?
Yes you need at least a 20x9 inch wheel to clear the front brembos with the proper offset to match. The spare is only for the rear so you would have to take the rear and put it on the front and then put the spare on the rear of the front goes flat

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Re: SRT8 and Run Flat Tires

Owner's manual says the full size spare can only be used on the rear axle. If you have a flat on the front you must mount the spare on the rear and replace the flat front tire with the good one removed from the wheel. Must be because of the size of the front calipers.
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Owner's manual says the full size spare can only be used on the rear axle. If you have a flat on the front you must mount the spare on the rear and replace the flat front tire with the good one removed from the wheel. Must be because of the size of the front calipers.

Yep, front caliper size is the issue.


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Re: SRT8 and Run Flat Tires

I am so glad that I just read this......
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