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Old 06-20-2018, 12:32 PM
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Tire Clearance/Rubbing

My rig is a '13 JKU (4dr) with a RK 3.5 lift, 3" bump stops, Nitto TG 37's, Currie VXR60s, with Spyderlock 3.5" BS wheels. Rig is on the heavy side with front and rear bumpers, winch, rock sliders.

I am getting a little tire rub. It seems as though I am fine at the rear, but I am getting a slight rub at the front. Happens at hard turns in parking lots ( if not taken slowly) and driving turns that have rough roads.

I've attached some pics of the tires when wheel is turned. I know that the Rubi rails extend just a hair past the sheet metal but just barely. Hard to tell much from the pics I know. It doesn't seem that the fenders are actually making contact. It seems that it is just inside at the fender liner near the bottom and body sheet metal which is covered by the liner. Hopefully that explanation makes sense. I'm not sure that going with flat fenders will clear it either. Just hard to tell.

What do you think is best option? Install 4.5" springs, 1" body lift, other? Do you think flat fenders will do it. 1" body lift would probably be the cheapest option, but would it look okay or be very noticeable? Thoughts?




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stock rubi sliders? Pull them off, remove end caps, chop an inch, drill a new hole, reinstall end caps.

For the fenders, do a chop on the stock ones. Great videos on youtube. It's free and gives you more clearance.
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