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Old 12-03-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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both axles off centered

About 6 months ago I had a 3.25" rc lift put on and it didn't take long for me to realize that my front axle is off about 1/4" to the driver side. I look around and I found that the relocation hole was never drilled for the track bar but that is easily fixed with a adjustable track bar, but I have not purchased it yet. I have just now realized that my rear axle is off the exact same even though the track bar relocation bracket is in place. does any one know how to fix the rear axle and will an adjustable front track bar fix the front axle?

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Old 12-03-2013, 04:50 PM   #2
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Yah adjust the rear track bar. Whoever did the lift probably off centered the rear 2 match the front. And yes it shuld fix ur problem

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Old 12-03-2013, 05:09 PM   #3
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The rear track bar is not adjustable it only has a relocation bracket and it is installed. Any other ideas?
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:51 PM   #4
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Yup, install adjustable track bars.
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Old 12-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #5
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Yup, install adjustable track bars.
Is there a way that I could do it without spending another $100 or so?
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I probably wouldn't worry about a 1/4".
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:19 PM   #7
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I probably wouldn't worry about a 1/4".
For the past 6 months or so I haven't but I am planing on getting bigger tires soon and the front will rub even worse than it is now. Also the back passenger tire is about 1/8" away from rubbing on the spring which is is too close for comfort in my opinion especially since I'm planning on getting larger tires.
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For the past 6 months or so I haven't but I am planing on getting bigger tires soon and the front will rub even worse than it is now. Also the back passenger tire is about 1/8" away from rubbing on the spring which is is too close for comfort in my opinion especially since I'm planning on getting larger tires.
If you're off by 1/4" difference, you will only be moving it an 1/8" to center it so it will still most likely not solve your clearance issues. Might be time for wheels with less back space or wheel spacers.
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If you're off by 1/4" difference, you will only be moving it an 1/8" to center it so it will still most likely not solve your clearance issues. Might be time for wheels with less back space or wheel spacers.
I bought the jeep with these wheels and tires on it and they didn't rub before I put the lift on.
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The best solution(yet most expensive) would be proper back spaced rims, along with adj trac bars. Yes more money, but its the best way to solve the issue.
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I bought the jeep with these wheels and tires on it and they didn't rub before I put the lift on.
If you lifted it 3+" a different part of the tire is adjacent to the perches (probably a wider part)...just remember, if for instance you go from a 10" wide tire to a 12" wide tire, you will be an inch closer to what you were close to before. Are you running stock wheels?
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If you lifted it 3+" a different part of the tire is adjacent to the perches (probably a wider part)...just remember, if for instance you go from a 10" wide tire to a 12" wide tire, you will be an inch closer to what you were close to before. Are you running stock wheels?
Stock wheels and 265/75r15 Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S tires.
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Stock wheels and 265/75r15 Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S tires.
That is why you are having a clearance issue. Stock wheels have a backspace of 5.5" and you are running an approximately 10.5" x 30.5" tire. You should either consider wheel spacers or after market wheels with less backspace. If you go up to a 12.5" tire, you are going to want a wheel with no more than a 4" backspace.
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Adj track bar is your best/easiest/cheapest solution other then leaving it how it is

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