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quick tire question...

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Scarab21, May 28, 2010.

  1. May 28, 2010 at 6:29 AM
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    Scarab21

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    Tint, tinted tails + 3rd brake light, shaved tailgate, painted calipers. TSB Leafs+ AAL, PA/CB, 5100 Bilsteins set @ 2.5 up front. Satoshi line-x'd grill.
    would 33x12.5x17 tires fit on my stock sport rims? i know the rims are the right size,, but is the tire too wide?

    i have billy 5100 @ 2.5, will there still be rubbing?
     
  2. May 28, 2010 at 6:31 AM
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    it will rub. you can get spidertrax spacers to help the problem but will still need to trim up the fender well to avoid issues.
     
  3. May 28, 2010 at 6:33 AM
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    I slapped 285's on stock rims. I had a 3" leveling kit also. The angle that gave me allowed the lca to grab and throw wheel weights. Wrong offset. This is what you should look at is offset.
     
  4. May 28, 2010 at 6:39 AM
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    The spidertrax spacer essentially change the offset of the wheel.

    Or, buy new wheels with the correct offset for the larger tire size.
     
  5. May 28, 2010 at 6:48 AM
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    Spacers? :boink: Why would you ever put wheel spacers on a car....that moves? BAD IDEA! Forget spacers exist.
     
  6. May 28, 2010 at 7:01 AM
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    :smack: I have used them (were only talking about Spidertrax here) and many others have used them with no problems. The problems come from people who do not mount them correctly.

    Edit: Other problems come from people going to Auto Zone or like stores and trusting that they are getting something made for their vehicle when in reality that wheel spacer is universal. The spidertrax spacer is a vehicle specific spacer.
     
  7. May 28, 2010 at 7:04 AM
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    It will rub.. I have a 3'' lift and run 33's and they rub every now and then
     
  8. May 28, 2010 at 7:08 AM
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    Still weery. If there is an option around them I definitely would.
     
  9. May 28, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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    The option would be 200 for a good set of spacers if you want to keep your stock wheels and run larger tires, or about $650+ for a set of aftermarket wheels with the correct backspacing (8" wide wheel with 4.5" backspacing).
     
  10. May 28, 2010 at 7:15 AM
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    Still would!
     
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