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Old 02-05-2018, 03:11 PM
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Does anyone know if i can swap my 14' wheels and replace them with Explorer Sprort Trac 16" wheel with no problems. Thanks
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Does anyone know if i can swap my 14' wheels and replace them with Explorer Sprort Trac 16" wheel with no problems. Thanks
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More than likely yes, but what year is your Ranger? I'm guessin pre-97 with 14's.......just havta watch your tire size so they don't rub specially when turnin.

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Oh ya no problem then, just be sure to have tires same diameter as originals to keep your speedo correct.

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Does anyone know if i can swap my 14' wheels and replace them with Explorer Sprort Trac 16" wheel with no problems. Thanks
Absolutely. However, depending on your vehicle you may find putting the front center caps on to be impossible. and the Sport trac should have the same offset as an Explorer which means if you want the wheels to be where they are supposed to be, closer to the edge of the fenders rather than tucked inward. A 1.25" spacer should be used.

The Sport Trac is based upon the Explorer chassis not the Ranger chassis so the 1993-2009 Ford Ranger 8.8-inch Axle = 58-1/2 inches wheel surface area to wheel surface area. the Explorer is not quite a total of 3.00" wider. So the offset of the wheels were different and will change the appearance and some stability. I say stability because inherently the wheels will be tucked in approx an 1.25" each side giving your wheel track a slightly narrower look and feel.

Taking that into consideration will put the wheels where they should be and the 1.25" spacer is perfect for the depth of the OEM wheel studs.

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Thank you for all the help . I will post pictures when i complete the tire & wheel swap .
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