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5100>Set @ 2.5> Tire Size Q?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by cdnbanker, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. Jul 27, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    cdnbanker

    cdnbanker [OP] Well-Known Member

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    want to know if/who has 285/70/17 on ~4.5" backspaced wheels?

    Any issues?

    THX
     
  2. Jul 27, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    I think you'll get some rubbing...Minor trimming will take care of it.
     
  3. Jul 27, 2009 at 5:40 PM
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    cdnbanker

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    thanks, jsut to be sure what you mean ... trimming of the plastic, not the body mount right?

    any alignment issues to be aware of?
     
  4. Jul 27, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    Brunes

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    Tire size should affect your alignment I don't think. Yes...Trimming plastic. I don't think you can get any larger without chopping the body mount...but I have been known to be wrong.
    The stock UCAs may rub too....but I can't remember for sure...
     
  5. Jul 27, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    I have my fox 2.5 coilovers set at 2.5" and have 17x9 4.5BS -12mm offset rims with 285/70/17 goodyear wrangler duratrac tires and I rub on the cab mount pretty badly when backing up and turning almost to full lock, and when going over a bump/incline kinda fast while turning. If I cut the cab mount and box it up I should be golden though.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    I def don't want body mount issues to run bigger tires. Anyone with the setup in question
     
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