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We swap a lot from explorers and a few other models. The other day I saw a newer explorer with these. So I'm curious if these fit 3rd gen rangers.



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They remind me of these with a modern twist

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Eddie Money wrote:
We swap a lot from explorers and a few other models. The other day I saw a newer explorer with these. So I'm curious if these fit 3rd gen rangers.

What year are you specifically trying to compare?



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They will fit but it is the "offset" that worries me, 44MM is a lot and since it doesn't say negative it probably means it is going inward.

So the entire... tire will go inward about 1-3/4"

Will it work? Worst case scenario is you would be forced to use wheel spacers to keep it from rubbing in extreme turns.

They do look really cool perhaps you could get one scarred up cheap from a bone yard to put on the front and just turn it extreme both ways as a test.



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The bolt pattern is the same but the back spacing is way off. I tried a set on my wife's sport trac they wont fit the front



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JAMMAN wrote:
They will fit but it is the "offset" that worries me, 44MM is a lot and since it doesn't say negative it probably means it is going inward.

So the entire... tire will go inward about 1-3/4"

Will it work? Worst case scenario is you would be forced to use wheel spacers to keep it from rubbing in extreme turns.

They do look really cool perhaps you could get one scarred up cheap from a bone yard to put on the front and just turn it extreme both ways as a test.

Good idea. I was mostly curious about the bolt pattern being the same. I'm just looking at all my options when I start my build. Thank you all!



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I had to use one of my old stock 00 Ranger wheels on my wife's 99 Explorer Sport, same wheel.



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Eddie Money wrote:
JAMMAN wrote:

They will fit but it is the "offset" that worries me, 44MM is a lot and since it doesn't say negative it probably means it is going inward.

So the entire... tire will go inward about 1-3/4"

Will it work? Worst case scenario is you would be forced to use wheel spacers to keep it from rubbing in extreme turns.

They do look really cool perhaps you could get one scarred up cheap from a bone yard to put on the front and just turn it extreme both ways as a test.

Good idea. I was mostly curious about the bolt pattern being the same. I'm just looking at all my options when I start my build. Thank you all!

Bolt pattern definitely 100% the same.



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