Rubicon rims/tires on my 2019 Sahara

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Just first impressions on a couple of mile drive home:

No discernible difference in ride quality
No discernible difference in noise at 45-50 mph (haven't been faster than that)
No discernible difference in handling.

All in all, very pleased with the results.
 

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I did the same with my 2018 Sahara, should have been an option from factory. Good luck selling your 18 in. take off tires and rims, I still have mine...
 

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I was going to say you won't be able to give the stock wheels away, but I guess I was wrong..
 

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Just first impressions on a couple of mile drive home:

No discernible difference in ride quality
No discernible difference in noise at 45-50 mph (haven't been faster than that)
No discernible difference in handling.

All in all, very pleased with the results.
So no rubbing issues? I'm planning on doing the same thing tomorrow.
 

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Looks really good. I look forward to doing this to my Sahara in the near future. Thank you for sharing the pics. Sharing a pic of my Sahara. Hope it’s ok.

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So no rubbing issues? I'm planning on doing the same thing tomorrow.
Been running the stock Rubi wheel and tyre combo for 6 months now and put on a few thousand miles. No rubbing issues at all. Haven't done any serious off-roading but light trails and high ways no issues at all. No contact at all even on full lock. I actually think the ride quality is slightly better than on the stock 18" wheels with the A/T tyres.

Plus I love the look of my Sahara now. Not too aggressive but does look like a Jeep should.
 

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I did it. Today I installed rubicon take offs on my Sahara. The install was easy. Test drive was good. No rubbing, mpg stayed around 23 Thank you to everyone on this forum that have posted pics,comments etc that helped me make my decision to do this. Sharing a few pics of before and after.

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I did it. Today I installed rubicon take offs on my Sahara. The install was easy. Test drive was good. No rubbing, mpg stayed around 23 Thank you to everyone on this forum that have posted pics,comments etc that helped me make my decision to do this. Sharing a few pics of before and after.

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Did you use the TPMS sensors from your Sahara wheels or did you use the ones that came in the Rubicon wheels? If the Rubi, did you have any issues training the TPMS sensors?
 

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Did you use the TPMS sensors from your Sahara wheels or did you use the ones that came in the Rubicon wheels? If the Rubi, did you have any issues training the TPMS sensors?
I'm pretty certain that tpms sensors are the same across all trims.
 

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I'm pretty certain that tpms sensors are the same across all trims.
The dealership told me that once they are trained to a specific vehicle he did not think they could be trained to a different vehicle.
 

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The dealership told me that once they are trained to a specific vehicle he did not think they could be trained to a different vehicle.
I think they're trying to up sell you. I suggest going into the allmoparparts subforum. There's a thread dedicated to getting parts questions answered by a helpful guy named Benny. See what he says.
 

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I'm pretty certain that tpms sensors are the same across all trims.
I used the sensors that were in the rubicon wheels/tires.
i drove it out of the driveway and the sensors were acknowledged by the Jeep and I adjusted the tire pressure to 35 psi. No problems so far.
 

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I used the sensors that were in the rubicon wheels/tires.
i drove it out of the driveway and the sensors were acknowledged by the Jeep and I adjusted the tire pressure to 35 psi. No problems so far.
Thanks for the first hand experience!

@JSFoster75 Check out what Awickedbeast said
 

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