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1.5" spacers on stock suspesion

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by logcabinwc, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    hey guys,
    alright im getting some 1.5 wheel spacers on my 08 double cab with stock suspension. Tires are the BFG all terrain ta ko 265/75/16. i know ill have some rubbing, but will i need to grind down and chop out some metal? i know ill have to cut out some of the plastic trim. but i really want to avoid cutting.
    Someone please help because i have not been able to get a straight answer from anyone.
    and will a 1.25" avoid the need for chopping and grinding? (this being asked assuming the 1.5" do require it)
    please please please help!
     
  2. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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    bump... no one knows? i cant be the first to want to do this...
     
  3. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:45 AM
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    265/75 should not rub,even on totally stock susp. Didn't on my 08 access cab and certainly shouldn't require cutting, grinding.
     
  4. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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    even with that big of a spacer? and THANK YOU for replying!
     
  5. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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    Sorry, no experience w/ wheel spacers, I misread, thought your reference was to lift spacers. Someone else will have to chime in on that.
     
  6. Apr 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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    Why run a spacer with that tire size, it won't rub stock suspension.. Add the spacers & it will rub like crazy.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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    id like the stance, love the way they look.. yada yada.
    i just would like avoid having to cut metal
     
  8. Apr 24, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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