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Old 01-30-2014, 09:30 PM   #1
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Rubbing... Spacer question

So I installed my 2.5" teraflex lift with springs and 5100 bilsteins. I put on 315/70/17 Nitto Trail grappler M/T's and 17" rugged ridge black satin wheels. I have been getting some rubbing at full lock.. Not sure if it's fenders or not but should I get spacers? If so how wide? Or should I just get flat fenders...
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Old 01-30-2014, 09:33 PM   #2
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Some will say to avoid spacers but I used to run them. They are completely safe and no one anywhere can point to any failures due to a defect. It's usually I heard from a friend of a friend. If you get them get Spider Trax spacers.

When you do find threads where someone says their spacers failures it always end up being an error on the part of the owner…not the spacer.

Just torque them to the correct settings and you will be fine…plus the widened stance helps too.

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you still running your stock air dam? If only at full lock put a washer or two at the steering stops. They look welded but they are not.
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I'd check your stock airdam and your stock bumper if you still have one.
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Old 01-30-2014, 09:50 PM   #5
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you still running your stock air dam? If only at full lock put a washer or two at the steering stops. They look welded but they are not.
Ahh yes I am. I was curious if it was the air dam. I will have to go out and take a look. Still running stock bumper as well
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thinking it must be the air dam. What is the backspacing of those wheels?
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Old 01-30-2014, 11:18 PM   #7
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thinking it must be the air dam. What is the backspacing of those wheels?
They are 4.75
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Old 01-31-2014, 06:18 AM   #8
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I basically have the same lift as you do and same size tires but I have an aftermarket bumper and no air dam. No rubbing anywhere. The gents above know their stuff. I have the same backspacing on my wheels too.
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:15 AM   #9
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Take razer blade and trim the ears off the air dam. No need to limit your steering. You dont need spacers but i currently run rough country 1.5 spacers (stock wheel) and an very happy with them. That being said one guy in our club installed spacers and one of his wheels fell off a week later. Need to check the torque on mine again.
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Thanks guys :cheers:

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