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Fitting 33's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by VirginiaBound, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Mar 25, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    I have searched and searched, I cant find a clear answer. I found a deal on some 33 inch Bfgs and want to jump on it. Will they fit on my truck with 5100's and Eibach coils? I understand there will be some trimming required but how bad is it? I have seen a few trucks like JLees with alot of cutting in the front, would I need all this just to drive around? If anyone could chime in and let me know Id really appreciate it. Id hate to buy these tires and they not fit.
     
  2. Mar 25, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    i had 33x10.5x15 BFG AT on my 99 taco that had 3 inch lift with OME and top plate spacer, they rubbed, removed the front flaps, they rubbed. i had to trim
     
  3. Mar 25, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    I am fitting 35s on a 3" lift so buy them and make them fit
     
  4. Mar 25, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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    Eibach coils. 5100's all around. AAL. WickedFlow
    I have that suspension setup, 5100's at .85. With 285 tires. I still rub. The main point of contact is where the front mud flap used to be.

    It rubs in reverse and turning over bumps. It's not bad, but it gets kind of annoying.

    I'm sure with a little more trimming I could get it all the way gone, just lazy...
     
  5. Mar 26, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    Ok, thankyou for the help guys. So basically it will be driveable from the shop getting them mounted to the house to trim. Its not going to rub unless Im nearing full lock?
     
  6. Mar 26, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    You'll be drivable for sure. The shop cut off the plastic hunk in the front part of the fender that kinda hangs down.
     
  7. Mar 26, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    Ya dude, you'll be good. Drive for a day or so and you'll see where it rubs. The fender liners and flares themselves can be trimmed with a utility knife.....easy peasy! If you wheel with them look into cab mount chop ($150ish), pinch weld mod (really not that bad) and UCA's to dial in your camber if still having issues.

    Good Luck
     
  8. Mar 26, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    When I mounted my 32's I did the pinch weld mod. The only time these rub is at full lock with compression on the corner of the front bumper. That will have to be cut for sure, it sounds like it wont be as bad as I thought it would though. I called the guy again today on the tires, hopefully Ill get a call back.

    I really appreciate the help
     
  9. Mar 27, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    Dude, you've got a smooth ass lookin truck! It'll look beast with 33's!
     
  10. Mar 27, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    Thanks man! I love Unknowns set up with the 33's, thats the look Im going to try to go for.
     
  11. Mar 27, 2011 at 11:42 PM
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    Well after reading most of your build, think I will just stick with my 33x12.5's. I know I would HAVE to regear with 35's, so that on top of hacking more than I have done already, doesn't sound too appealing as I once thought.

    Looks good though.
     
  12. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    I was referring about running a 33.
     
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    Let's see... I have a 2.5" OMe lift and slapped on 285/70/R17 BAJA ATZ's... I had to trim quite abit of the plastic away on the front and back side of the front wheel wells... Because the mickey's are a pretty wide tire I also had to cut and fab both front body mounts so the tire wouldnt rub... it was a bitch but needed to be done.
     
  15. Apr 27, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    get spacers, remove your front bumper and fab up a baja style :D
     
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