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Rubbing issues

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Menametony, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Sep 2, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    Menametony

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    Alright... my current setup is 3in toytec lift with 285/75/17 toyo open country's M/T... i rub on my frame... is there anyway to get around that instead of grinding off the frame? like spacers? you guys think spacers would work?
     
  2. Sep 2, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    where exactly you rubbing the frame? is it the cab mount? do not get spacers it will make rubbing worse. Pics of area? what offset are your wheels?
     
  3. Sep 2, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    let me go take pictures and stuff brb
     
  4. Sep 2, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    0 offset and 4.5 backspace
     
  6. Sep 2, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    ya thats all cab mount.

    the following is from Toyotire.com and is the reason your rubbing bad. The 285/75/17 is actually a 34" tall tire.

     
  7. Sep 2, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    do you think spacers will solve that problem?
     
  8. Sep 2, 2009 at 9:27 PM
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    Wish we could get that tyre size in Australia, they wont bring it on....nice tyre size.

    yep, trim the mount to alleviate your rubbing issues.
     
  9. Sep 2, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    wat?
    u'd have to cut and reweld the cab mount to clear that up
     
  10. Sep 2, 2009 at 11:48 PM
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    Also did you get an alignment and get the Caster dialed in? If not, your wheels might be back in the wheel well and cause more rubbing. Spacers will require you to cut the Cab Mount. I did mine and I'm happy w/ the clearance.
     
  11. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:02 AM
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    spacers will only make it worse. It you set the tire out further, when you turn the wheel, the outer sidewall will be closer to the body mount.
     
  12. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:12 AM
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    1" BL, smaller tires, cut/trim or coilovers.
     
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