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Old 03-02-2010, 12:26 PM   #1
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Tire problems

I've been tire shopping, and had a guy tell me that most of his customers upgrade to 31 inch tires on their Wranglers, with no problems. I had a set of
31x 10.5s put on yesterday. They look awesome, but I later realized that when turning sharply, they rub. I really want to correct this problem, but I'm not what to do. Any thoughts?
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Old 03-02-2010, 12:39 PM   #2
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Put some Washers here. i Think 3 is enough
That's what i did with mine. Of course it will reduce your turning radius, but i have 31x10.5 and never had any problem making a u-turn.

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Old 03-02-2010, 12:48 PM   #3
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Don't forget to do the other side also.
Retired my 94 YJ 4cyl 5spd @ 200K
Now in a 04 TJ 4cyl 5spd CV @120K+
Both as a commuter vehicle in NW, NJ
April 2012.downsized and now a 99er.
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Can someone explain how that solves the problem? I can't wrap my head around it
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:22 PM   #5
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It places the tires out farther away from the control arm so it doesn't rub... There is a site to go to to show you how it's done.. Can't find it though
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:35 PM   #6
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It is your steering stop and by adjusting it out further your tires can't turn as sharp so they can't rub. You'll probably never notice the loss in you turning radius.
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:40 PM   #7
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Here's a link to a write up on how to do it. Jeep Steer Stop Adjustment
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Old 03-02-2010, 02:43 PM   #8
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Thanks you guys. I put one washer on each side and it took care of the problem. I appreciate your help.

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