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Can I change the wheels on my Jaguar XJ40 to Kent alloys?

I own a 1990 Jaguar XJ40 and want to replace the teardrop alloys with the older Kent alloys. I'm told they may not fit because of the size difference on the inside rim touching the XJ40 brake calipers. If so, is it possible to change the brake calipers for those from an XJ6 series 2 or 3?

Asked on 10 April 2019 by Mick Brown

Answered by Keith Moody
To the best of my knowledge, Kent alloys will only fit on the rear of an XJ40 but not the front because, as you say, they foul the brake callipers. One option is to look at spacers, but that's not ideal. I'd head on over to and post on the wheels and tyres boards to see if you can find someone who has successfully made this conversion work.
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