15" rims on a 2018 Sahara?

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Looking to put 35s on 15" rims on a 2018 Sahara. Love the look of it and great for off roading as well. The question is can you put a 15" rim on the Sahara. I'm 99.9999999% sure you can't on the Rubi because of the calipers but I'm getting mixed info on the Sahara calipers. I've heard that the Sahara calipers are the same as the Rubi. Any info would be greatly appreciated.





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I believe this is correct. The Rubicon and the Sahara both have the HD brakes.
 

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Looking to put 35s on 15" rims on a 2018 Sahara. Love the look of it and great for off roading as well. The question is can you put a 15" rim on the Sahara. I'm 99.9999999% sure you can't on the Rubi because of the calipers but I'm getting mixed info on the Sahara calipers. I've heard that the Sahara calipers are the same as the Rubi. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
You might be able to run a 16" wheel, but that would leave you with almost zero clearance between the caliper and the wheel and/or wheel weights. One small rock in there and it could cut a nice line on the inside of your wheel.

I love the look, too, but I think those days are gone for the 15" wheel and fat Mickey's. Lol.
 

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Tried 2" spacer, no way it will work. Maybe 4" inch spacer, but was not going there.
 
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You might be able to run a 16" wheel, but that would leave you with almost zero clearance between the caliper and the wheel and/or wheel weights. One small rock in there and it could cut a nice line on the inside of your wheel.

I love the look, too, but I think those days are gone for the 15" wheel and fat Mickey's. Lol.
Thanks for the specs Shawn, I can at least do it on my LJ though :) lol

I was surprised to see the rear rotor is actually bigger then the front.
 
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Another thing about 16" rims you virtually eliminate your tire options.
 

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