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    37" tires rubbing frame at full turn

    I recently went from 35" to 37" tires.
    I already took care of the fenders, bump stops, had to cut 3" of the front bumber, and some body metal on the rear. But the tires are still rubbing at full turn on the frame!!!!
    Should I install spacers?I don't like the idea, if so what size and brand?




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    What's your back spacing on the wheels and how wide are your tires? 12.50 or 13.50?
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    I've run spacers on my 37" x 12.50 Nittos for at least 5 years now and done plenty of playing on rocks and off-road parks with no issues. Don't be afraid of spacers. I don't remember what my backspace was on my wheels but the tires were rubbing the LCAs at full turn.


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    12.50


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    Am running 17x9 rims. Copper stt pro 37". My LCA are rubbing just a little.
    1" or 1.5" spacers?


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    I don't remember the offset, but it was negative!!!!!!


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    You can always add some washers to your steering stops

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oscar E View Post
    I don't remember the offset, but it was negative!!!!!!


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    I needs to be negative. For example, a 9" wide wheel, that has 4.5" of back space, would have an offset of around -12.

    https://www.customwheeloffset.com/ti...et-calculators


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    -12 is correct. Notnalc68.
    Spacers!!


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