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Old 12-22-2016, 08:20 PM
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I know this has been asked before but i have a 2004 GC SE and i have the opportunity to pick up a set of 17 inch rims off of a 2004 GC Freedom Edition...will i have any problem with the tires rubbing with my stock suspension?
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I don't believe so because they use a lower profile tire.
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I don't think so either my 04 "Overland" came with P235/65R17 on it stock.
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Ok..thanks guys !!!!
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Okay, you see? I have 70s on my 16s, Fred has 65s on his 17s.
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Yep...just needed a little reassurance!! Thanks
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Yup it doesn't matter what factory Jeep rims you put on a WJ... you just have to have a 5x5 bolt pattern. Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited JK ('07-'17), Grand Cherokee WK and Commander XK ('05-'10) and Grand Cherokee WK2 ('11-Present) rims will all fit fine onto any '99-'04 Grand Cherokee WJ. I'm running a set of '07 Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited JK 16"x7" rims on my '02 Grand Cherokee WJ right now and they fit fine.

The only thing you'd have to worry about when it comes to swapping out the rims is if you put big tires on your Jeep as well.
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I am curious about a wheel and tire upgrade on an 04 Grand cherokee
my friend wants to buy some nicer new rims and tires
She wuld like to upgrade from the 16" to a 17"
is there a particular offset required?
what the biggest tire in a 17 that will fit under a stock GC?
She is considering a 1.5"-3" lift kit, if necessary
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Depends on what she wants to do. Read the above posts. If it's left stock you can use the 17's but use a lower profile tire. I have a 2.5 inch lift, 16X8 rims, 4.25 back spacing with 32" tires and I still rub sometimes.

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Mine has 235/65R17s on it.
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Those are the rims i can get pretty cheap but i dont think they'll match my truck...its light pewter metallic...I've decided to pass on those rims amd look for different ones
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she has some cool aluminum rims already, but I think she wants a black or dark color rim with a more rough off road style!
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Rooch... Mine is a 2004 GC they better fit yours too
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I'm not sure the dark grey color will look good on my light pewter metallic color...i need to think about it a little more...a guy i work with is selling them...he has the same GC as you...he's in no rush to sell them so I'll just think about it for a little while...im really looking for a set of chrome rims off of a Overland...but they would cost me twice as much as the Freedom rims
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I think if the lower body molding had the dark tint on it it would look just fine... I myself am not a chrome fan but different strokes for different folks.... If you need photos or measurements from me let me know, I am happy to help in any way I can sir!
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