15" rims on a 4.8

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15" rims on a 4.8

Post by hugejp » 22 Nov 2017 10:25

I am very keen to try & make a plan to fit 15" rims on my 4.8

The usual roadblock with this is that the 4.8 caliper is bigger & clearance is a problem.

Does anybody know what size spacers would need to be fitted to get the 4.8 calipers to clear 15" rims? Or if infact this is possible?


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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by hugejp » 22 Nov 2017 12:23

The next question is... are 35" tyres available on a 15" rim??
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by ricster » 22 Nov 2017 13:24

I think that literally the whole rim would need to step away from the hub till the caliper doesn't catch the rim. Are the 4.8's not fitted with 17" due to 16" still catching ?
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by hugejp » 22 Nov 2017 13:56

Mine came with 17" grx mags originally.

I changed to 16" pick up steelies with no hassles.
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by ricster » 22 Nov 2017 13:58

Ahhh... we learn something new every day !! :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by Tinus lotz » 22 Nov 2017 17:18

I have 2004 4.8 alu mags on mine .....reenen got 15 on his 4.8 but big grinder stories there

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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by hugejp » 22 Nov 2017 18:30

Maar waar het hy geGrind???

Binne die rim?
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by Tinus lotz » 22 Nov 2017 19:04

Nee aan die caliper maar ek sal nie like my brieke te veel

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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by hugejp » 22 Nov 2017 19:06

:surprised:
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Re: 15" rims on a 4.8

Post by offroadbiker » 23 Nov 2017 07:14

Tinus lotz wrote:
22 Nov 2017 19:04
Nee aan die caliper maar ek sal nie like my brieke te veel
Ag nee wat - brieke is over rated vra my ek ry al 2 jaar sonder brieke..........
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