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Need Clarification: 3" Lift, TC UCA's and Stock Rims

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by wilsonpj, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    wilsonpj

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    So I've read thread after thread, searched a whole lot but have found inconclusive information. Basically I just want to know if I need wheel spacers with the below set up.

    Toytec Ultimate Lift
    TC UCA
    Stock Rims
    33x10.50x16 tires or the metric equivalent.

    I'm set on that lift and tire size, but don't want new wheels or spacers. If there is a better UCA, I would not mind using a different one but from my research the TC UCA seems to be what I'm looking for.

    So if you are running this set up or know for a fact, please chime in. Thanks!
     
  2. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    YotaDan

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    Why don't you want new wheels or wheel spacers?
     
  3. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    you will need spacers with stock wheels and 285's (33's)
     
  4. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    I like the stock wheels, don't want to spend the money, and don't really like the idea of putting a spacer on. Seems like one more thing to go wrong, break down, etc..

    So with the UCA rub the tire, or the stock wheel?
     
  5. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    with 285/70/17 tires, the tire will rub the uca at full lock. I had Spidertrax spacers with no problems. They are probably the most trusted.....
     
  6. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    Thanks, what is the best back spacing if I go the new wheel route? 4.25? 4.5?

    2nd gen spacers would need to be hub centric right?
     
  7. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    4.5" bs. My FJ wheels are 16x7.5 with 4.5 bs they work flawlessly, no rubbing stuffed and locked in either direction.

    Edit: this also comes from correct alignment.....
     
  8. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    He won't rub the UCAs if he's running TC will he?
     
  9. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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    I've hear both, that TC UCA's will rub with stock wheels and 33x1050 and that they won't.
     
  10. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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    I want to say yes you will still rub the front of the uca at full turn if you have no spacer and 285's (33"). I can not say for sure because I did the TC uca's and Spidertrax in the same install.
     
  11. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    Anyone running TC UCA's on stockers with 33's and not rubbing?
     
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