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Old 07-01-2012, 07:23 PM   #1
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Question Does this look bad?



So I was looking at the inside of my tires (285/65R18) the other day and I think that I'm still rubbing somewhere. But I'm not sure where. Maybe on the Upper Control Arms. When I am parked and turn my tires both ways I'm not hitting anything that I can see. The only thing I can think is maybe when I'm driving and turning that the weight of my truck is shifting my UCA into my tire? Or maybe I'm just paranoid. Here are some pictures what do you guys think? Would wheel spacers help this out? If I need wheel spacers what kind of stress on my truck am I looking at?

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Old 07-01-2012, 07:46 PM   #2
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Not real sure. Maybe put some chalk on your tires where somethin is rubbing it. Then look at where the chalk hit after a drive
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everything looks pretty normal to me. but i arguably dont know shit about shit

as for wheel spacers, it depends on what size you get. before i had no wheel spacers i wasnt rubbing at all. after i got 2" spacers i rub everytime my suspension flexed and my wheel is turned. i would get like a 1" or less spacer if you decide to get one
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The space on mine was so tight I couldn't get a finger in that space. I bought spidertrax spacers to fix it.
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Not real sure. Maybe put some chalk on your tires where somethin is rubbing it. Then look at where the chalk hit after a drive
That's a good idea man. I think I'm going to give this a try.

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The space on mine was so tight I couldn't get a finger in that space. I bought spidertrax spacers to fix it.
What size spidertrax do you have? I'm assuming that spidertrax are a good brand?

I don't really want my tires sticking out way to far. As they already stick out a little bit. Does anyone have larger fender flares on there trucks?
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anything spidertrax is well built
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:58 AM   #7
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That's a good idea man. I think I'm going to give this a try.



What size spidertrax do you have? I'm assuming that spidertrax are a good brand?

I don't really want my tires sticking out way to far. As they already stick out a little bit. Does anyone have larger fender flares on there trucks?
Do you do a bunch of wheeling? More than likely is it rubbing when you are at full droop. I really wouldn't worry about it. It's a smooth surface barely touching the rubber. Probably not worth the headache to get spacers, and then wider flares...
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I haven't really wheeled my truck much at all yet.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:00 AM   #9
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I wouldn't worry then. How is your alignment?
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I was told my alignment was good, but I do still have stock upper control arms. Sometimes it feels like my truck pulls to the left slightly when breaking hard. Sometimes it also feels like the steering is loose kind of as well.
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