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Old 07-08-2010, 06:37 PM   #1
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32's rubbing ... just wandering

ok, Im sorry Im sure this has been asked over and over..I bought a 98 sport and it has factory wheels with 32 x 11.50 tires on it..Of course they rub pretty bad.. question is can you adjust the steering stops enough to stop the rubbing or would it make it impossible to turn and I would only be able to go straight???? cant afford wheels at this time but would like to be able to fix for now, thanks for any input

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put in a washer or 2....fixed

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put in a washer or 2....fixed
thank you!!! was hoping that might fix it..
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Yep, I've often wondered about wandering too.
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Make sure they aren't rubbing the rear spring perches.......
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Make sure they aren't rubbing the rear spring perches.......
That's the spot that I would also be concerned with too. The factory wheels place a 32x11.50 tire's inside sidewall so close to the upper rear spring perch that it can rub, especially when the tire has been aired down for offroading when it gets fatter.

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