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Rubbing on UCA

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by PhoenixTaco, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Mar 2, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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    PhoenixTaco

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    I was wondering if I got a 16x8 wheel and a 285/75/r16 tire would that rub on my uca?
     
  2. Mar 2, 2013 at 9:16 PM
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    Millertime187

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    I have that and no rub...2nd gen
     
  3. Mar 2, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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    Depends on backspacing.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2013 at 10:03 PM
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    16x8 with 4.5" backspacing won't rub. I'm running this now :)
     
  5. Mar 2, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Yupp perfect thats what I have! and Awesome, I got some method race wheels with some goodyear duratracs!! Pumped for the setup!
     
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    Hell yeah man! Congrats! Post up some pics when you get 'em!!!

    :cool:
     
  7. Mar 2, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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    I will! I hope I get them on tuesday or wednesday!
     
  8. Mar 3, 2013 at 7:18 AM
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    I am getting similar size 285/70/17 with 4.5 backspace. Was planning on getting uca because of concerns alignment being outta place. Maybe I can save 400 dollars. Is it really necessary with 3 in lift?
     
  9. Mar 3, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    You are also running LR UCA's, wich give more clearance.....
     
  10. Mar 3, 2013 at 7:20 AM
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    The reason most people buy new UCA is for alignment and to stop "wandering" after a 3" lift. You don't have to have them but they make a world of a difference.
     
  11. Mar 3, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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    So your thinking I will rub then..?
     
  12. Mar 3, 2013 at 10:23 AM
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    Not if you get the correct back spacing on your wheels
     
  13. Mar 3, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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    Basically what fiveology said. All about backspacing!

    I have a 1st gen with 16x8 Pro Comp's w/ 4" back spacing. I am running 285/75 Kelly safari tsr's. I do not rub the uca. In fact, I have about 1" at the closest point.
     
  14. Mar 3, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    I got 4.5 back spacing on a 16x8 wheel!
     
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    ^ with a 285 ?
    you must rub the frame a full steering lock
    and I'd think the 285 would rub the UCA when aired down...
    unless you have aft. mrkt. UCA's or wheel spacers ? :notsure:

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    I ran/wheel'd 285/75/16 for years (currently 295/75/16)
    16 X 8 @ 4" bs wheels

    just a slight frame paint scuff at full steer. lock
    plenty of room between the tire and UCA

    4" bs is just enough for 285's
    but I'd probably go with a 3.75" bs wheel, (round 2)
    * being sure the offset will clear the brake caliper.
     
  16. Mar 4, 2013 at 6:30 AM
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    Yes with a 285.
     
  17. Mar 4, 2013 at 9:23 AM
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    There where a few rims I loved but could find them in 4.5 bs. Knowing I wanted 285's, I felt that was pushing it. Also, I did not want to run spacers at any cost.
    To each their own, but I think spacers do more harm.
     
  18. Mar 4, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    I rubbed my LR UCA with 4.5 backspace and 285's. Very slightly, but it did hit.
     
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