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Old 05-02-2016, 10:52 AM
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Hi all. It's been years since I've posted. I don't really know where to find this because I've been out of the game so long. Will 16 inch wheels fit a JCW? I'm not a fan of big wheels. Cheers
 
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+1 because I'm wondering the same. I'd like to have a set of light 16's that fit over the big brakes up front. Reduce unsprung weight and add a little more cushion to the ride.
 
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:28 AM
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Well let me add my $0.02 worth. I have a GP and do a lot of track events. At last count, I instruct with 6 (count em...6) organizations. So over a course of the spring / fall track seasons, that is a lot of events. As we all know, the smaller the tire, the cheaper the tire. So if 16" fits over the JCW brakes...well a lot of dollars can be saved, plus weight and other factors. I am currently shopping wheels so this is a good topic.
 
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Some Factory 16" will fit over gen 1 JCW brakes, what wheels are you looking at.
 
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I have 16" wheels fitted to my R53 GP 218, which has JCW brakes so that would make a yes!
 
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Pics ? Love the GP's.
 
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Reviving an old thread here: I've just picked up a 2006 R53 JCW. The previous owner installed some aftermarket wheels that I don't like. I would like to go back to OEM wheels. Is there a list of which wheels will work with the JCW brakes? Thanks!
 
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Reviving an old thread here: I've just picked up a 2006 R53 JCW. The previous owner installed some aftermarket wheels that I don't like. I would like to go back to OEM wheels. Is there a list of which wheels will work with the JCW brakes? Thanks!
i know 15” is too small.
16” fits over the JCW brakes, but there may be exceptions.
17” fits for sure!
 
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Stock 16” R84 X-Lite will fit over the R53 JCW brakes.
Stock 15s are too small but some aftermarket 15s do fit such as Work equips and 959 racing.
 
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Does anybody know if the 16" R90 wheels will fit over the R53 JCW front brakes? I'm sort of hoping they will; I think they fit on the R56S which uses the same calipers.
 
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I would love a 16" wheel option for a F56 JCW
 
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