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Old 01-03-2011, 06:24 PM   #1
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What did you do?

Given these or similar circumstances, what did you do? I have a 2010 DC Sport and I replaced 265/65/17 Bridgestones with 265/70/17 Duratracs on ProComp 7033 17x9 - They rub the stock mud flaps and front lower inner wheel well. I trimmed the well and the rub points on the flaps and they still rub the flaps. I know I can take them off but don't necessarily want to. Having said all this, if I want to just lift the front the necessary minimum amount to clear, how should I accomplish it? I had the rear spring TSB done, I say this just so you have an idea of the rear to front body set. Any advise is appreciated.
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Old 01-03-2011, 06:27 PM   #2
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5100s is probably the least expensive and you have a few lift options. Start small and move up in increments until it clears
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Old 01-03-2011, 06:28 PM   #3
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I would get Bilstein 5100's for the front and set them at either .85" or the next one up (sorry I forget what it is, I think 1.3"). That should clear the rubbing.

Edit: Chris beat me.
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Old 01-03-2011, 11:01 PM   #4
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Just remember that if it rubs now, it can rub again whenever the suspension compresses to the same height - albeit may become more infrequent with the lift. I'm suffering a similar dilemma.

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Old 01-03-2011, 11:04 PM   #5
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Billys set @ 1.5" (3rd notch) would look great and level your truck out...you still might have to remove your flaps though. I did
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Billys set @ 1.5" (3rd notch) would look great and level your truck out...you still might have to remove your flaps though. I did
Billies settings are .85", 1.75", and 2.5"- 1.75" is a nice setting to compliment the rear TSB, it pretty much levels it...
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5100's at 2.5 and AAL with rear TSB.
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