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Rear tires don't tuck into wheel well. Trying to flex!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by luk8272, May 31, 2008.

  1. May 31, 2008 at 12:22 PM
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    luk8272

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    Those of you that offroad often may be able to tell me what to do.
    The rear tires aren't tucking inside the wheel well. It looks as though they will sit on the tires. Can I remove the fender flare easily for when I go offroading or is there another fix?
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    Thats just a 13" stump in the yard. But from what I can tell my rear will sit on the tires if I go higher.
     
  2. May 31, 2008 at 12:52 PM
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    What size tires are you running? I have 265/75/16 copper STT's and i dont have that probly,odd:confused:
     
  3. May 31, 2008 at 1:20 PM
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    I have 33's 285/70/17. I could get a narrower tire but that would take away from the look, and we don't wanna do that. For all I know this may not be a problem, I am not a professional or even experienced off roader. However I do live in the country and drive all over the place. But in the future I am looking at hitting some actual trails. Just trying to get ready for when I get the chance to go.
     
  4. May 31, 2008 at 1:22 PM
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    TJOPILOT

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    Hey Luk, find us a two footer and take some pics flexing! My money says they clear. Do those rims have 4.5 inch backspacing? You might have to go back to the stock offset.
     
  5. May 31, 2008 at 1:23 PM
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    I have the 4.5 backspace and 0 offset. I'm about to go outside and see what I can do.
     
  6. May 31, 2008 at 1:58 PM
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    Couldn't find anything that was 2' and safe to climb. But This one tree is 23" and some close enough.
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    Well if I could get higher I'll touch but I think this is pretty good. What do you experienced hands think?
     
  7. May 31, 2008 at 2:17 PM
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    here mine at full flex the tires are touching it didnt do any damage but theres really nothing i can do.
     
  8. May 31, 2008 at 5:13 PM
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    A little rubbing doesnt hurt anything. I think you are fine.
     
  9. May 31, 2008 at 8:57 PM
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    What is this, a Silver flex thread? Don't make me go take a pic of my Indigo FLEXING!!!:eek:
     
  10. Jun 1, 2008 at 1:03 PM
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    Thanks for the replys guys. Damn thats some nice looking silver trucks.
    Timmer I think I would bottom out, but just wanting to learn my limitations before I destroy the truck. Its fairly safe in my back yard.
     
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