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Installing AP LT this weekend...have a question

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by 09blacktaco, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Oct 1, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    09blacktaco

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    Yep, factory fenders. I've trimmed the bottom half of the front flares and did a cab mount chop too. No rubbing what so ever.

    Going to do something substantial to the flares once I regear and step up the 35's. :taco:
     
  2. Oct 1, 2012 at 2:36 PM
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    BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    I'm surprised you don't rub! Any pics of the front tires stuffed?

    I have 33's and I'm pretty sure that they would wreck my fenders if I widened the stance by 4". I need to do the cab mount chop and fold over my pinch welds. I rub on them occasionally.
     
  3. Oct 1, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    After I took my flares off i didn't rub with my 35's
     
  4. Oct 1, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    I've been debating doing that when I go to 35's or 36's, but can't decide. Don't really want to have the holes and not sure about my skill at filling them in. haha
     
  5. Oct 1, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    How?! My fender is smooshed up from rubbing my tire. I've got factory bumps though.
     
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    Ultimately I got the allpro fenders in the front and took off the fenders in the back since they were ripping off anyways. I also pulled out the rear fenders as much as I can yank on them the help cover the rear tires. For sure you will need to do something with the fenders for any tire size above 33"
     
  7. Oct 1, 2012 at 4:30 PM
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    Ahh see you're cheating with glass :D
     
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    Even before I installed the fenders...only had em on for a few months now. Those fenders sat in my garage for well over a year before I finally got off my lazy ass :cookiemonster:
     
  9. Oct 1, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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    Self clearance FTW! :D

    That's how its done son lol
     
  10. Oct 1, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    Not fully compressed, but the best i could do.
    Wheelers super bumps in the front and timbrens in the rear:

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  11. Oct 1, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    Fuck that!!!:rolleyes: haha

    How much taller are those wheelers over factory? They must stop your wheels right before they hit the fenders because it certainly looks like your tires would smash right into the flares if they went any hire.

    I think if I go this route I will just have to get fiberglass fenders I guess... 35's and LT would rape my fenders unless I put some tall bump stops on, which starts to defeat the purpose of LT. More money...:rolleyes:
     
  12. Oct 2, 2012 at 5:08 AM
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    They're 17's, stock I had the TRD offroad 16's. I'm going to work some magic on these flares once i step up to 35's. Pretty much have to!

    Actually the Wheelers super bumps compress to factory size( ~1 inch), they just provide a little more cushion. Kinda like air bumps. Factory bump stops are rock hard. The Timbrens in the rear do the same, they compress down to about 1 inch.
     
  13. Oct 2, 2012 at 7:12 AM
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    Believe it or not, this method actually worked for me :D! 5-10 whacks got it off (that's what she said). I was hitting it hard enough to deform the end of the pipe I had against the concrete. Only one of the clips was damaged, and I had replacements on order just in case. Thanks to this forum post I had the part #'s and a backup plan (sawing the things off and pressing them out) as well.
     
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    Truck looks sweeeet!!!!! I have all pro LT on my truck and just started going harder thanks to a defined engineering sua. My flares got fully ripped off by 265's :(
     
  16. May 13, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    thanks man, haha. Still have my stock flares on somehow. LOL. I rub on the top of the flare only at full compression.

    35's, 4.88's and an ARB in the front this summer so im going to have to trim these flares for sure soon.
     
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    Not many coilovers crank up to 6" with any success at least. Pro Comp and FABTECH are for the 6" lifts. I don't recommend it personally but you do what you gotta do. Search drop bracket lifts and all your dreams will come true
     
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