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Will I need wheel spacers?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by wilsonpj, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Oct 22, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    wilsonpj

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    I'm gonna get the Toytec ultimate kit. Run 33x10.50 on the stock wheels with TC UCA's. So I don't mind trimming a bit but will I need wheel spacers and if so why?
     
  2. Oct 22, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    yes, anything 285/70 or 285/75 and up you will need spacers to clear the uca
     
  3. Oct 22, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    I'v got some coming today so I can run some 258/75 on my stock wheels
    I was told be a lot of members that I would need them.....
     
  4. Oct 22, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    wilsonpj

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    Geeze, so to lift these trucks right you need

    1.) Lift
    2.) UCA's - for proper alignment
    3.) Wheel Spacers
    4.) Tires

    Or new wheels with back spacing....

    Any rec's on good spacers?
     
  5. Oct 22, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    There are different spacers. There are lug centric and hub centric ones. The most common I've seen on here are the Spidertrax ones. I think they go for $100 a pair, so that makes $200 for all four corners.

    UCA's are a hit or miss if you're talking about alignment only. Some people don't need them if they don't don't have an alignment issue (still recommended). Other want for performance I guess.
     
  6. Oct 22, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    1.) Lift yes
    2.) From what Iv been told 3 or more inches - for proper alignment
    3.) If you run a 285/70 or 75 on stock wheel to keep fron rubing on UCA.
    4.) you can run a 265/70 or 75 on stock wheels with no rubing from what I understaind. I perfer 285 just me.

    And yes on new wheels with back spacing. I dont want to speend the money them I have black stock Bajas.... No need or wheels

    What Iv spent.....

    Lift Bilstein $171.00 with shiping.
    Install $140.00
    Alignmen $60.00
    Camberg Ball-Joint UCA $406.53 with tax /shiping.
    Istall UCA $300.00

    Will be here today
    Rear Bilstein $158.0
    Spidertrax Wheel Spacers $97.95 x 2 = 192.90
    Wheelers AAL 1.5 $77.50

    Micky thompson 285/75 r 16 Baja at $210. x 4 $840.00
    Pluse isallation on all this ??????????????

    My truck the way i want it PRICELESS!!!!!!!!
     
  7. Oct 22, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    kris219

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    from what i understand, you dont need uca's if you get lift spindles.
     

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