Jeep Wrangler JK wheels on a Jeep Liberty

QUESTION: I just removed the 255/70R18 wheels and tires from our 2011 Wrangler. I have a niece who has a 2004 Liberty and would like to put these tires and wheels on it. I know I need an adapter from 5X4.5 to 5X5. But what about tire rub? Will this work without lifting the Liberty? Any help or idea is much appreciated. Dan B.

ANSWER: You are correct about the adapter but it’s probably not a good idea on a Liberty.  The wheel adapters will move the wheels out about 1.25″ which will usually cause rubbing against the wheel wells. A lift would help.