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Anyone Know Of A 15" Wheel That Will Clear 11" Drum Brakes?

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Oldpappy, Sep 24, 2021.

  1. Jul 1, 2022

    Lockman OK.....Now I Get It . 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor

    White City, NY 14617
    Dec 4, 2018
    Depth is 3 7/8" . Brake shoe surface depth is 2 1/2"
  2. Jul 2, 2022
    Rick Whitson

    Rick Whitson Detroit Area 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor

    I live South of...
    Dec 2, 2014
    I found a set of Ansen's 15"X7" wheels and put 750 X15" tires on my Jeep with 10" brakes and 11" will work on them too, if that helps Oldpappy.
  3. Jul 2, 2022

    SFaulken Active Member 2021 Sponsor

    Marysville, WA
    May 24, 2011
    I'm reasonably certain that any 15" wheel off of a relatively modern Ford Pickup or Bronco is going to clear 11" Drum Brakes just fine, mainly due to the fact that that's what they had on them. Which is fine for the rear axle, it's the front where you run into issues, depending on which hubs you've got, usually the center hole in a Ford wheel isn't big enough to clear the 6-bolt front hubs on ECJ's
    Lockman likes this.
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