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HELP!! on /RCD lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Toyota_hic, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Toyota_hic

    Toyota_hic [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i am in the process of installing my new RCD lift and am having major rubbing issues between the front tire and the steering knuckle....i have checkeg all the part numbers and instructions over and it is installed correctly, but it says it has a max of 4.5 backspacing and i am running factory offroad wheels with 265/75/r16 BFG MT....my only thought is that my wheels dont allow eough back spacing any advise would be very helpfull
     
  2. TexasIslandBoy

    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    pro comp 6inch lift 35'' tires moto 950's radfo coilovers magnaflow exhaust 5/16" front skidplate usa spec ipod interface tree pin strip mod dry drop in filter full size BFG KM2 spare
    yea you need a wheel spacer or new wheels
     
  3. Toyota_hic

    Toyota_hic [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok that is wut i thought but it says in big bold letters DO NOT USE WHEEL SPACERS WITH THIS LIFT
    sould i pay attention to this or will it be fine

    sorry kinnda new to the whole lift thing never owned or installed a lift before
     
  4. mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    new wheels are ur best option
     
  5. MDBigRed

    MDBigRed Well-Known Member

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    I have the RCD lift too. However I paid a shop to have it installed so i can't explain technical stuff from experience. I am using aftermarket wheels and tires (285 70 17s) and don't have any issues. i'll take a look at my steering knuckles. Also get alignment done if you have not already
     
  6. TexasIslandBoy

    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    yep just get a set of cheap wheels i think i would have gone with a 6inch lift and not that rcd lift
     
  7. MDBigRed

    MDBigRed Well-Known Member

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    I went with the RCD because I didn't want to run 35" tires. With 33's the 6" looks a little funny i think, there's too much wheel well visible. The RCD rides smooth as shit too so no regrets in that department. You can only go so high with a mid size truck. Next project: F350 diesel :)
     
  8. TexasIslandBoy

    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    ha well ill be ridding smooth when i get my long travel kit and sell my pro comp kit
     
  9. Toyota_hic

    Toyota_hic [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok thanks
     
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