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Cisco Kid 04-16-2013 08:01 PM

new wheels on the WJ
 
Last weekend I finally got the new wheels on the Jeep. These are 2013 JK Rubicon wheels with 265/65/17 Hankook ATm's. The lift is a 2" budget boost with Bilstein 5100 shocks.

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Lucas J 04-17-2013 07:41 AM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
Honestly, they look better on the WJ then they do on the JK. Well done!

Cisco Kid 04-17-2013 08:39 AM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
Thank you. Honestly, these are not really the wheels I was looking to buy, but these came up on craigslist for a price I couldn't refuse.

dudefromflorida 04-17-2013 10:22 AM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
Very nice! I have been on the hunt of a long time for a great deal on some JK wheels.. I agree with Lucas J the Moab edition JK wheels look better on a WJ then the JK they came on.
You only have a 2"bb with 265? I am assuming there was some trimming that went along with that?
I have a 2"bb, but I am running 245/70/17.. and could not imagine that anything bigger would fit without eating my fog light for breakfast.

TJXJWJ 04-17-2013 01:04 PM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
They look real sharp against that dark blue and match with your grille insert and lower fascia.

Cisco Kid 04-17-2013 04:01 PM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
265/65/17's are the same height as 245/70/17's but are 20mm wider. If you are still running your stock wheels, you may have some clearance issues on the inside with shocks and other suspension components. Also, the 265's do make the spare tire cover stick up a bit. The stock WJ wheels have close to 51mm offset and the JK wheels are 44mm so that is where the extra room comes from for the wider tires.

Trav1s 04-17-2013 04:56 PM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
Looks great! I would rock those if the price was right = cheap

dudefromflorida 04-17-2013 06:50 PM

Re: new wheels on the WJ
 
Interesting. Looks like I will be buying some 265's when I finally hunt down a set of Graphite JK wheels!

hoffmanestates 04-21-2013 04:00 AM

I looked through the.accessories catalog at dealer for the wranglers and wow can you customize them, from dana44 axle options to CJ truck conversion

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