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Upper Control Arms

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tomonian77, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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    tomonian77

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    I got my 5100'S installed Wednesday and I love the look now. I never noticed the upper control arms so close to the tire before the install. Currently they sit about an inch at most from the top of my tire, is that normal?
     
  2. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:38 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    You will be fine. I have sen them as close as less than 1/8th inch.
     
  3. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:40 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I just put them on my Tundy and I can't get my fingers between the tire and UCA.
     
  4. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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    tomonian77

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    So needless to say if I wanted to move up to a 285 I would need spacers
     
  5. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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    You running stock wheels or aftermarket?
     
  6. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:59 AM
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    stock painted black, I have 265's on their now.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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