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Help...Rubbing Issue

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 4ari trd, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    4ari trd

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    I went to put new tires on my truck tonght.....285-70-17 bfg all terrain...I have a 3 inch tuff country suspension lift and i am rubbing on the uppper control arm..how is that possible i know your supposed to rub on the plastic but not the control arm...I dont know whats going on because my buddy has the same truck with a 1.5 inch level kit...and has 285-70-17 hankook mud terrain and he doesnt rub...i dont know what to do or what tires to put now
     
  2. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Are you running stock wheels?
     
  3. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    ya..and so is my friend
     
  4. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    should i just run a 275-70-17 because i dont know what to do i dont want to switch my wheels...But its weird how my body with half the lift with the same rims wont rub and im hitting the upper a arm
     
  5. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    You need wheel spacers to clear the upper control arms
     
  6. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    Yeah...That size on a OEM wheel is gonna rub the UCA. You can get wheel spacers, of drop a tire size.
     
  7. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    ok well i think ill try the 275-70-17..i dont think rubbing will be a issue with that will it?
     
  8. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    Thats only 10mm differance in width (5mm per side). It may help.
     
  9. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    well what would you do???without changing the rim because i like the stock one
     
  10. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    if you already purchased the tires why not just get some spacers, it will allow you to clear your ucas and give your truck a sick stance:thumbsup:
     
  11. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    i didnt buy them they took them off...but arent spacers bad to put
     
  12. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    If it was ME....I would run the 265/70/17's
     
  13. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    spacers are only bad if you get the ebay ones(and the bolts sheer off), if you go with spidertracs you should not have any problem
     
  14. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    and you think it would look ok with the 3 inch lift it wont look funny
     
  15. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    Alot of folks on here are running that size (its a 32" tall tire), and it looks fine. Timmer is one, Im running a 32" tire (although 18" wheels), as are others. If you want to keep the OEM wheels, and run no spacers, its the best choice. And....You'll save a few bucks.
     
  16. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    if i use a wheel spacer will i clear tha uca with the 285-70-17 bfg at
     
  17. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    Yes
     
  18. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    where can i buy a good spacer
     
  19. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    i found some for 100 bucks is that how much they are
     
  20. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    and they will be ok off roading and stuff and heavy driving..because i get on the truck a lot
     
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