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Old 04-22-2018, 01:08 PM
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I have an opportunity to buy a used set of factory 2017 17in. Wrangler factory wheels & tires in like new condition for my 2007 Grand Cherokee (16in. wheels). If you have done this would you let me know if the JK wheels/tires will fit directly onto my WK or if I need some sort of adapter?

If adapter/spacers are needed do you know of any issues or problems using these such as changes to the alignment, steering, braking, handling, etc.?

I appreciate your input.
CORRECTION: My WK has 17in wheels, not 16, sorry about that.


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anyone have anything for me on this?
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According to the following linked chart 2016 Wrangler wheels will fit, same bore size and lug pattern as Grand Cherokee. The 2005-20010 GC comes with wheels between 16" and 20" so I imagine 17 would work fine.
https://www.morris4x4center.com/jeep...specifications
http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_wheels.htm
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Thank you Steve, good links, I was hoping someone who has done this already would post their comment so I know whether or not I need adapters/spacers. I guess I'm gonna have to measure for backspace.
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i have those wheels on my 07 overland. the wheels fit on the back but need a 1/4" spacer on the front to clear the brake rotor. the lug nuts are long enough to use with out replacing. the 255/70/17 tires may not clear the pinch weld on the front fendersit can be folded over or install a lift. good luck
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nvrdone1, thanks for input, especially on the tire size, what size tires are on your Overland's JK rims? and where exactly is the "pinch weld" on the WK's front fender?

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ive got 265/65/17 yokohama geolander g015's & they are great. but i did have to modify the hitch to clear the spare. but that's a story for another day.
The pinch weld is where the body is welded together & is on the firewall side of the inner fender. its covered by a bump in the plastic fender liner. you need to remove the liner, cut slots in the pinch weld & fold it over with a big hammer. there are you tube videos on how to do it.
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Wondering what result is here. I thought that JK rims only fit WJs.
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I have not pulled the trigger on this yet. Still unsure how they will fit and and how they will affect my ride.

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the rims will not change how the jeep rides or handles. that's a result of what tires you use - a shorter sidewall ( 50 series etc ) or an LT tire will rid harder than a P metric tire or one with a 65 or 70 series tire. the shorter the side wall and the stiffer the tire the worse the ride is.
I'd grab them & see how they feel. the Goodyear Wrangler is more of a passenger / street tire than a mud / off road tire. if you don't like them, sell them.
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