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Old 03-25-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
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Tires rubbing.

My tires rub when I turn too much where should I go about fixing this? I know a body lift would help as well as a suspension lift but those are out of the question until I build up some cash.

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Old 03-25-2014, 06:10 PM   #2
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You can adjust your steering stops. Here's a writeup on the procedure.

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Agree with the above just simply adjust steering stops. If you are only rubbing on full turn then it is not a problem that a body lift or SL will fix it is because your tires are too wide and you need to be running them on a wheel with less backspacing. Limiting your steering stops will just prevent you from turning enough to make contact.
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Agree with the above just simply adjust steering stops. If you are only rubbing on full turn then it is not a problem that a body lift or SL will fix it is because your tires are too wide and you need to be running them on a wheel with less backspacing. Limiting your steering stops will just prevent you from turning enough to make contact.
Is there a way to extend them out past my fenders?
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:15 AM   #6
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Is there a way to extend them out past my fenders?
Check your local laws first, many states require the tires to fit completely under the fenders and you may get pulled over and ticketed.
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This is the way I would fix your issue. Take a look at the . The problem is that if you push the tires too far out past the flares, you may run into legality issues. In that case you're looking at wider Fender Flares and more money.

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Old 03-26-2014, 02:20 PM   #8
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Had same issue with my new shoes. Added two washers to each turn stop. No more rubbing. If you're wondering where to look, turn your wheel all the way and have someone hold it there, then look under the front end. You'll see a bolt head limiting the turn. Remove it, and add washers. Easy peasy.
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This is the way I would fix your issue. Take a look at the http://www.extremeterrain.com/rough-...14wheelspacers. The problem is that if you push the tires too far out past the flares, you may run into legality issues. In that case you're looking at wider Fender Flares and more money.

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I looked it up and you are right... wider fender flares are needed so how much do you think that woulf be total cost wise?
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Had same issue with my new shoes. Added two washers to each turn stop. No more rubbing. If you're wondering where to look, turn your wheel all the way and have someone hold it there, then look under the front end. You'll see a bolt head limiting the turn. Remove it, and add washers. Easy peasy.
That would only make it so they didn't rub, but would still restrict my turning radius correct? That isn't really what I am looking for, but maybe for the time being.
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I looked it up and you are right... wider fender flares are needed so how much do you think that woulf be total cost wise?
It depends on what type of Fender Flares you go with, but the Rough Country 7" Fender Flares will give you coverage for $170. I can do a little better for you since you're a forum member if you PM me!

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That would only make it so they didn't rub, but would still restrict my turning radius correct? That isn't really what I am looking for, but maybe for the time being.
Yes it would but you will not notice the difference in everyday driving. Try it first, a couple of washers cost next to nothing and quality wheel spacers are costly and require additional maintenance. Plus many tire shops will not touch a vehicle with spacers due to their insurance liability issues.
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:58 AM   #14
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Sounds like washers are my best bet since I plan on getting a lift which will fix the rubbing problem. No poing in wheel spacers if I am just going to pay more later.
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A lift will not fix the problem, the only way to truly fix this would be new wheels with the correct backspacing for the width of the tire you are running. This then may also require larger fender flares per local laws. Just go ahead and limit the steering stops, It likely will not take much and will be barely noticable.
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You will still rub with a lift unless you get new rims.

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