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Trim Question 33's

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by silverbullet05, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Feb 9, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    silverbullet05

    silverbullet05 [OP] OnTheDarkSideOfTheMoon

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    I am getting some 285/75/16 km2 and am wondering how much I am going to have to trim? Anyone have pics of what they had to trim away? Will I be able to get home from the tire store or should I trim it first? Any info would be cool thanks
     
  2. Feb 9, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    you never know what or how much you need to trim until the tires are on. You should be fine driveing home.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    You could do some trimming first. Every tire will be slightly taller/shorter.
    You could do all this cutting with a razor knife.
    First off I removed the big square nub in front.
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    Where I cut and zip tied to make sure it wouldn't rub.
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    Here is the little bit I had to trim near the firewall. Drive a little and cut.
    [​IMG]
    I don't disagree with chris but that damn nub will make a helluva noise, mine did.
    Hope that helped.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Will they rub going straight or just when I make turns?
     
  5. Feb 10, 2009 at 6:31 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Only when turning.
     
  6. Feb 10, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Sorry I had gone to bed, chris did it again.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    On mine I did not have to trim as much as luk did, I did remove part of the knob hanging down up front, basically an inch tapered down to 1/8 in the front. The flare only a little, no issues to date.
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  8. Feb 10, 2009 at 7:27 AM
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