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Old 05-11-2010, 10:50 AM
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Default 16" rim Stock downsizing to 15" Rim

Hey,

My 08 Ranger Sport 4x4 came with 16x7 rims stock and I'm looking at getting a set of 15x8 aftermarket Procomp 7069 wheels. Just wondering if anybody else has done this and if there is any issue with 15" rims fitting over my front calipers?

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Old 05-11-2010, 10:54 AM
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sure aint! I went form a 16" 5 spoke fx4/edge wheel to a 15" Alcoa
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:11 AM
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15s come stock on Rangers so you'll be fine.
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Old 05-12-2010, 05:21 AM
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Default Re: 16" rim Stock downsizing to 15" Rim

16's are standard issue on 08 Sport 4x4's so I'm curious if my calipers are any larger than a 2wd Sport for example which come stock with 15's
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Old 05-12-2010, 05:23 AM
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Hey,

My 08 Ranger Sport 4x4 came with 16"x7" rims stock and I'm looking at getting a set of 15"x8" aftermarket Procomp 7069 wheels. Just wondering if anybody else has done this and if there is any issue with 15" rims fitting over my front calipers?

Thanks!
The clearance from the calipers for the 12" rotors to 15" wheels is very tight. Since most aftermarket wheels have less backspacing than factory, they usually clear easily. My guess is that the ProComps will clear.

There are a few 15's that will hit though including some stock Ford aluminum wheels with 4.5" BS. FX4 Alcoas are the exception and were fitted with the 12" brakes at the factory. It all depends on the shape of the backside of the wheel and the backspacing.
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16's are standard issue on 08 Sport 4x4's so I'm curious if my calipers are any larger than a 2wd Sport for example which come stock with 15's
Since 2003.5, 4x4 rotors are larger (12") than 4x2 rotors (11.28") and that pushes the calipers out accordingly.
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Bob, you always deliver!
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:38 AM
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Appreciate that info Bob... Thanks!!
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not to boast or anything, but have you seen Bob's truck Chris? it is pure Badass! it has a 5.0 in it with crazy headers, supercharger, etc...

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That is badass... a real sleeper with that 5.0L tucked under the hood!
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