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Old 08-01-2012, 05:32 AM   #1
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newb here, have a question about tires

hey guys I live in pittsburgh and I am looking into the MB 72 wheels (15inch) with the 33inch duratrac tires. I know the tires stick out beyond the fender flares due to the backspacing. My question is will i get pulled over a lot by state and local cops in the area. Also will this type of setup pass inspection? Thanks guys


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Old 08-01-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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It is not legal to have tires passed fenders/flares.

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Old 08-01-2012, 07:07 PM   #3
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It all depend s on the cop state boys are usually nicer the local
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Old 08-01-2012, 07:16 PM   #4
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Just keep your stock rims tires for inspection

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Old 08-03-2012, 10:12 PM   #5
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I have the same combo with stock Sahara flares and I passed inspection from my dealer. You should be good.
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:14 PM   #6

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Been running a 4.5 back spacing since October 11, never had a problem.

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Old 08-08-2012, 09:42 PM   #7
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I got warned a couple times for my stock flares and 33's but both were locals (new guys) and I only have 3.75 backspacing so I got 5 1/2 flatties before gettin' ticketed
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:55 AM   #8
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I've ran with out fenders for a couple weeks waiting on parts. Never had a problem, but it all depends on the cop


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