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wheel alighnment and rubbing?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MikeyD, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Dec 21, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So the other day when it snowed i was messing around in the snow with my truck. I was in a development that is still in the process of being built and the roads were not plowed. Since there was so much powder i really couldnt see where the curbs were and i hit one of them pretty hard. I ended up taking a nice chunk out of my pro comp 7089s. I really wasnt to worried about that because im just going to touch it up. The other problem is my wheel alighnment is now off (not a big deal because im throwing in some toytech coilovers and need a alighnment anyway). But right after my wheel alighnment went off i noticed i have some rubbing that i never had before (I have 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains). Is this new rubbing from the wheel alighnment being off? Has anyone ever had this problem before?

    Thanks Mike
     
  2. Dec 22, 2009 at 5:17 AM
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    Brunes

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    It could totally be the alignment. The wheel moves around in the wheel well so if you changed the caster and slid the wheel forward or back in the well it might be hitting the cab mount or some of the plastic in under the fender.
     
  3. Dec 22, 2009 at 5:54 AM
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    well,if u didnt have it before u hit the curb really hard,ide say maybe u bent something or just really knocked it out of wack more.
     
  4. Dec 22, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    MikeyD

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    Alright thanks guys.
     
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