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Old 01-20-2009, 05:12 PM
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98 4x4 Wheel Interchange?

What other stock wheels will fit a 1998 Ranger 4x4. There seems to be something unique about the front hubs that limit junkyard wheel choices. Any experts out there?

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A jeep has the same bolt pattern, but there's is a difference in front hub size on the 4x4's.
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jeep alloy rims need machining to fit over the ranger front hubs, the steelies however will work. i run '01 wrangler rims for my winter set of tires. click this link for alot of rim information: http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...l_fitment.html [/url] heres my '93 with '01 wrangler rims. i did cut out the plastic cap on them for the lockout hub to pass thru. Click the image to open in full size.
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Your 98 has hub centric wheels - only hub centric wheels with the same diameter as your hub will fit properly.
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I guess the question really is, what other years and models of Fords have the same hub-centric rim style. He found a pair of 16's that fit the hub, but without a full set he cant use the 4x4 here in the snow for obvious reasons.

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