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Tire help please!

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by cantac09, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    cantac09

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    I bought 285/70/17 goodyear duratrac tires. I just installed a 3 inch lift on my 2009 access cab trd and i just got a call from my installer saying that my tire diameter is to big. Is that because they havent trimmed yet or is there something else.
    Please help me out thanks!
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    should have asked them width wise, or vertical wise? If they are to big width wise, they will only rub a bit, and you will find out where soon once you start driving and making turns. Or are they to big for the rims themselves?
     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    well i just talked to the guy on the phone and he said that they rub on the front and im new to this so is this normal?
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    Rubbing on the front usually means it's time to trim the plastic. Take a razor blade to it
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    ok thank you very much thats what i thought from what everyone else has said on here
    Did you have to on yours and how much would i have to do
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    I cut a little...probably not as much as others since I have a spindle lift
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    i have a spacer lift with AAL so would i have to cut more
     
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