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Old 11-20-2010, 12:16 AM
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Tires Rubbing!

When I bought my truck it had 35x12.5s on it and i recently got some new tires that are a 325 60 20. The new tires were rubbing on the inner finder and i decided to get a 2.5 inch level to stop the problem and when i was lookin underneath i noticed they were rubbing on the front trac bars as well. Just curious if anyone else has had this problem and how did they fix it. Thanks.
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I assume you are running stock wheels if so then you would need to get some different wheels with less offset to push the wheels out some the tires you have are about 2" wider than stock!
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When I bought my truck it had 35x12.5s on it and i recently got some new tires that are a 325 60 20. The new tires were rubbing on the inner finder and i decided to get a 2.5 inch level to stop the problem and when i was lookin underneath i noticed they were rubbing on the front trac bars as well. Just curious if anyone else has had this problem and how did they fix it. Thanks.
The tires are nowhere near the trac bar, do you mean the radius arms or sway bar?
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The tires are nowhere near the trac bar, do you mean the radius arms or sway bar?
Yeah they are rubbing the radius arms.
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If they are rubbing the radius arms and the fender liner, they are just too wide for the lift and no amount of offset changes will cure both.
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Its only a wider 35" tire the wheel offset will fix the problem allot of guy run 35/12.50's with no rubbing at all on a stock suspension moving the wheels out 1" would probably cure it. there are a bunch of guys running 37/13.50's with a leveling kit 9" wide 0 offset wheels no rubbing at all that is a 5" backspace about 1" further out than the stockers.
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Moving them out with more negative offset will make the inner fender rubbing worse.
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I forgot to mention the tires no longer rub on the inner fender. but it still rubs on the radius arms.
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There you go!
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Mine rubbed the radius arm with the readylift I had on my truck before I put the 7" lift on and all. I had same size tires on the factory 20s. They rub, but only at full lock. I never thought it was too bad, just don't turn the wheels all the way!
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