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Crap!!!!! I'm rubbing with brand new tires!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by comicnut25, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. Mar 1, 2010 at 5:44 AM
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    comicnut25

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    Alright guys just got my set up put on yesterday . Let's start with the lift it's a 3 inch leveling kit from rough country. My tires are 275/55r20. Im gonna post pictures once the sun comes up because my truck looks awesome ! So I barely rub on the inside not the mud flap but right below the coils. Any suggestions? Seems like the only way is wheel spacers ! And I didn't want to do that !

    Thanks

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    here are the photos

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  2. Mar 1, 2010 at 5:48 AM
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    What rim? Backspacing?
     
  3. Mar 1, 2010 at 5:54 AM
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    It's a boss 20x8.5 330 rim offset 108.2

    Does that sound right? I'm not a wheel guy but my shop said they would fit!
     
  4. Mar 1, 2010 at 5:57 AM
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    5.4 inch backspacing
     
  5. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:00 AM
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    You have a backspacing of around 5" according to my calculations. It should be 4.5" or less. The 20mm offset is what is hurting you. It should be negative.
     
  6. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:00 AM
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    Also I have to be allllll the way cranked to rub
     
  7. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    Ahhhh should have checked with you guys before I did anything ! So what can I do to help this? 6 inch lift? New shocks?
     
  8. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    Wheel spacers. The lift isn't going to do anything for that rub.
     
  9. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:07 AM
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    I assumed that would be the answer ! Didn't want to though what do you reccomend ? I had spidertrax on my jeep!
     
  10. Mar 1, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    Says all sales are final on the invoice but it's worth a shot I guess ! My prob is I already sold my stock wheels/tires :)
     
  11. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    here we are

    if i'm turned all the way if rubs there

    truck rub.jpg
     
  12. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    Yep, gonna need spacers.
     
  13. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    All of the aftermarket upper control arms give you more clearance between the tire and the arm. If that's the only place you're rubbing, UCA's or wheel spacers will fix your problem.
     
  14. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    If you had Spidertrax on your Jeep and had a good experience with them then get some for your Taco! :)
     
  15. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    Depending on the jeep, they may even fit the taco.
     
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    Or get the right offset and not use any spacers! ;)


    Damn 20" rims gotta ruin things.
     
  17. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    If the wheel shop told you that they would fit and they don't I would be taking this conversation to them. You were the customer and the "experts" told you to get a certain size rim/tire you should hold them to their advice.

    Tell them to make it right!
     
  18. Mar 1, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    Technically the wheel does fit, if he were running stock width.
     
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    Yeah go to the shop first, but if all else fails then throw the wheel spacers on! I had mine for a while and had no issues at all! :D
     
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