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Old 06-16-2012, 02:18 PM   #1
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grind in tight turns

just got my '06 LJ lifted with a 2" budget spacer lift and new 33" tires. drives great, but making hard turns(like into a parking space) i hear front end grinding. anything that would be obvious? is this something normal that i need to get over and just make wider turns or something i should be figure out immediately.
grinding cant be good right?
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Old 06-16-2012, 09:33 PM   #2
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Do you have 4WD engaged by any chance? It's not meant to be used on dry pavement.


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Old 06-17-2012, 02:34 PM   #3
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U-joint maybe.
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Old 06-17-2012, 02:41 PM   #4
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Is it grinding or rubbing ?
Look at your lower arms and see if your new tires are hiting at full lock

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Old 06-17-2012, 03:47 PM   #5
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X2 on probably the wider tires rubbing on something at full lock. You can adjust your steering locks out a little if that turns out to be the problem.
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:37 PM   #6
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4wd not sounds like something is rubbing but turning wheel as much as possible i get more of a grinding noise
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:31 AM   #7
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My money is on the tires as well. I have a 2.5 lift and 35's. Full turn, to the stop and the tires will rub. Not an issue as I rarely turn the wheel to the stops in either direction when driving. I usually only notice it when backing into my garage.

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