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post #1 of 3 Old 05-24-2018, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
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Need help with caliper rubbing

I just installed 15 inch American Outlaw Deputy wheels on a 2011 jk Sport. The tires are 33x12.5. With it, I installed the teraflex 2inch level. Unfortunately, after a brief test drive it is apparent the calipers slightly touch the inside of the wheel at certain points in the rotation. I was wondering what the most effective way to go about fixing this issue would be.
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-24-2018, 12:36 AM
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The calipers are fairly thick, so, since they are touching lightly, you could probably grind just a bit off with a grinder.
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-24-2018, 08:40 AM
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You may run into even bigger issues when you need to do new pads, depending on the design of the inner wheel. I would look at going up to a 16" personally. Jeep didn't put 15" wheels on at the factory for a reason. its too tight a clearance, mud, dirt gravel will be a issue for sure.
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