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16 inch rims and im trying to fit 15's

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16 inch rims and im trying to fit 15's

i have a 2004 ford ranger fx4 and i was wondering if a 15 inch rim will fit bc it looks a little close...any ideas bc i dont want to buy rims and they dont fit
 
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Depends. Some aftermarket aluminum 15" rims are very very close to the caliper. I've got 15x8 US steel Daytonas with a 3.5" backspace....I think. I've got probably 1/8 inch between the caliper and the inside of the rim.
 
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i am looking at mt classic II's in a 15x8 anyone have them or can get me a measurement
 
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So many people have Classic IIs in a 15x8 it's not even funny. The Level IIs come with 15" wheels, so you ought to be alright.
 
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i hope that each rim doesnt vary... i ccalled NTW and they said they will fit...can someone post pics of this so i dont waste a thousand bucks?? thanks a bunch
 
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youll be hard pressed to find a 15 that wont fit on a ranger. although some people do have a different taste, and sometimes end up findin that wheel somehow.
 
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So many people have Classic IIs in a 15x8 it's not even funny. The Level IIs come with 15" wheels, so you ought to be alright.
it'll fit man...

just search

 
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15's

does anybody know if a 2wd and a 4wd are diffrent?
 
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as far as?
 
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rotor size
 
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rotor is nothign to be worried about. It's the clearence of the caliper and the wheel. Check out my avatar. 15x7s.
 
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yea but someone said something about they changed the rotors in 2003 1/2.....

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...=15+inch+wheel
 
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Originally Posted by duckbuster1888
yea but someone said something about they changed the rotors in 2003 1/2.....

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...=15+inch+wheel
AND IT WILL STILL FIT.
 
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ok there is gonna be if he doesnt listen... 4x4 FX4 level II COME FROM FACTORY WITH 15" WHEELS!!!!!!!!!!!

there is THOUSANDS of 2003+ rangers i would guess with 15x8 aftermarket wheels. the ONLY problem you will run into is with stick on weights on the inside they need to be as close to the "inside" of the wheel as possible so they dont contact the brake calipler. OR just have them us 1/4oz stick on weighs it wont touch the caliper at all... no big deal.. just make sure they dont STACK weights on the back....
 
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ok there is gonna be if he doesnt listen... 4x4 FX4 level II COME FROM FACTORY WITH 15" WHEELS!!!!!!!!!!!

there is THOUSANDS of 2003+ rangers i would guess with 15x8 aftermarket wheels. the ONLY problem you will run into is with stick on weights on the inside they need to be as close to the "inside" of the wheel as possible so they dont contact the brake calipler. OR just have them us 1/4oz stick on weighs it wont touch the caliper at all... no big deal.. just make sure they dont STACK weights on the back....
ha ha ha ha......

or he could use an internal balancing to balance the tires.......

let me say it again.....15" wheels WILL fit ANY Ranger....
 
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Will 3.75 back space fit?

Would 3.75 back space wheels have fit yours, sorry I donít understand if back space is closer to the caliper or not. Thank you.


QUOTE=Fx4wannabe01;661309]Depends. Some aftermarket aluminum 15" rims are very very close to the caliper. I've got 15x8 US steel Daytonas with a 3.5" backspace....I think. I've got probably 1/8 inch between the caliper and the inside of the rim.[/QUOTE]
 
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