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Old 01-27-2013, 08:35 PM   #361
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Installed my sway bar relocates today , my sway bar was indeed contacting my coils



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Old 01-27-2013, 08:45 PM   #363
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Installed my sway bar relocates today , my sway bar was indeed contacting my coils
Good to know. Maybe that'll solve some of the speed bump goes clank problems people are having.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:02 AM   #365
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I'm pretty sure mine is coming from the coils hitting the UCA's (stock). Though after Shoe Creek I have a few more noises up front.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:10 AM   #366
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I'm pretty sure mine is coming from the coils hitting the UCA's (stock). Though after Shoe Creek I have a few more noises up front.
Had my swaybar off for the Shoe Creek trip and heard lots of clanking... Gonna check my coils and UCAs... handled much better Offroad without the swaybar though!
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:30 AM   #367
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I'm pretty sure mine is coming from the coils hitting the UCA's (stock). Though after Shoe Creek I have a few more noises up front.
Could be, but I have TC upper control arms, pleanty of clearance. Still have a clank over speed bumps. It's the coils compressing and then Decompressing extending the shock back to full droop too fast. That's just my $0.02. Doesn't bother me though
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If I get the OME Lift with top spacer to give me 3 inches what size tires would I need for an 18 inch wheel without having to do a front cab mount chop? and what specs for the 18 inch wheel for example the backspacing and width 18x9?
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:17 AM   #370
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take a peek at the coils/sway, you will for sure see marks from contact
No sway on mine. There are some marks where the UCA's are close to the coils. No biggie but if I can get rid of it that would be nice.
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:20 AM   #371
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If I get the OME Lift with top spacer to give me 3 inches what size tires would I need for an 18 inch wheel without having to do a front cab mount chop? and what specs for the 18 inch wheel for example the backspacing and width 18x9?
Probably 275/65/18 is as big as you can go with minimal trimming. I think 4.5" back spacing
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Would I be able to go with a bigger tire if I use 17 inch wheels?
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:28 AM   #373
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Wheel size wont matter. You can go bigger but if you go up to a 285 there is more of a chance of having to do the cab mount chop. You could always go with tall skinnys if you just want a large diameter tire. I have heard less trimming with a 255/85/16 or 255/80/17, but you will need a skinny wheel also, like 7-8 inches wide...like stock wheels
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ok I dont really want a skinny tire I would like it to stick out like an inch past fenders or around there
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:37 AM   #375
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Would I be able to go with a bigger tire if I use 17 inch wheels?
Are you talking wider, taller or both?
275/65/18 32.07 x 10.83
Not sure if these would require a cab mount chop.
285/70/17 32.71 x 11.22
275/70/18 33.16 x 10.83
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:39 AM   #376
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ok I dont really want a skinny tire I would like it to stick out like an inch past fenders or around there
Just keep in mind, the farther the tire sticks out the more likely you are to rub the cab mount and the bottom of the fender flares. My tires stick out over an inch (i should get pictures) and i had to do the cab mount chop to avoid rubbing during normal driving, i also only have 2.5" of lift and your alignment also plays a role in determining if you will rub or not. Basicly of you go with 285/70/17 or an equivalent size you can not be sure how much rubbing you will have. If someone tells you that you wont have much trimming or that you wont have to do the cab mount chop because of the correct backspacing/offset and enough lift, they may be wrong, there is to many factors to know for sure. So either go with a smaller tire or be ready to trim if you have to.
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I have heard less trimming with a 255/85/16 or 255/80/17, but you will need a skinny wheel also, like 7-8 inches wide...like stock wheels
No trim & still run mud flaps with 255/85/16 on 16"x7" 4.5"BS on mine with 3" lift.
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back spacing will play a role and look at a 275/70/17. I would love to go with this size but I really want the duratracs and they don't make them this size. BFG AT/KO is though.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:12 AM   #380
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back spacing will play a role and look at a 275/70/17. I would love to go with this size but I really want the duratracs and they don't make them this size. BFG AT/KO is though.
Hankook ATm is available in 275/70/17 as well
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