Rim Upgrade Question - Jeep Compass Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
post #1 of 3 Old 01-21-2019, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 3
 
Garage
Question Rim Upgrade Question

I have 2018 Trailhawk. I want to upgrade my rims to 17x8 from the stock ones. Does anyone know if this will cause any issues with rubbing in the wheel wells? Ultimately I want to put on 245/65 R17 tires. Going for a more rugged off-road look with better traction and stability from the increased tire width.

Thanks in advance for any feedback.
Mark Evans is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 01-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 182
 
Garage
You can make anything work, you will need to do a little research and contact a aftermarket wheel company. IMO if you want to run that size tire 29.5" tall you will need a lift kit. Which there are couple available. That size wheel I would guess you would need a offset of 30 or so. That's were a wheel shop would be able to tell you. Look into the Jeep Renegade Forums and you maybe able to find some of your answers or get some idea and help from some members there.
The wheel well size could be a limiting factor, Our wheels openings don't leave a lot of space for larger tires.
Good luck and keep us informed on what you learn.

Spending time learning the science of the mechanisms of friction, lubrication, and wear of interacting surfaces that are in relative motion
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery
WisHawk is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-21-2019, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 3
 
Garage
Thanks for the information!
Mark Evans is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Compass Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome