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265/70/17 with no rubbing?

will that tire, without wheel spacers, rub against that stupid bolt
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

id rather not spend another 200 bucks on wheel spacers :/
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

nice
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

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will that tire, without wheel spacers, rub against that stupid bolt
Nope. You'll need some spacers. Unless you wanna trim the bolt down.. some do it, but it's not recommended. Do it right the first time around and you'll be happpier.

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id rather not spend another 200 bucks on wheel spacers :/
if you wanna save yourself a little $, you could check out CJ Bargains on Ebay.. carries WK 1.5" spacers for around $130 shipped..apparently is really fast as well.

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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

265/65/17 is the tallest you can go even with trimming the bolt down to the nut. A 265/70/17 will hit even trimmed.

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You need new rims with the proper offset to run the 265/70 tire. Spacers are always a bad idea and trimming the bolt is fine.
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if you wanna save yourself a little $, you could check out CJ Bargains on Ebay.. carries WK 1.5" spacers for around $130 shipped..apparently is really fast as well.

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Are those hubcentric? I bought my 1.5" RC spacers (hubcentric) from RC on eBay for $122 shipped. I would check them out first IMO.
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

I have a question for you guys who have trimmed the bolt. How on earth are you going to get those nuts back on the next time you have to remove them? When I put mine back on after installing my lift, I had to use a wrench on that nub to hold the bolt in place while I spun the nut back on, otherwise it was just spinning with the nut.
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

Aw fudge. Alright, ill just put it on bill me later lol
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I have a question for you guys who have trimmed the bolt. How on earth are you going to get those nuts back on the next time you have to remove them? When I put mine back on after installing my lift, I had to use a wrench on that nub to hold the bolt in place while I spun the nut back on, otherwise it was just spinning with the nut.
Air tools FTW!

Get it started by hand until you can't spin it anymore. Apply pressure to the upper control arm. Zip it tight with the air tool then tighten it to spec with the torque wrench. Release pressure. Done.
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Re: 265/70/17 with no rubbing?

I have 265/65R17 tires didn't need to trim the bolt at all. No rubbing and enough clearance.
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I have a question for you guys who have trimmed the bolt. How on earth are you going to get those nuts back on the next time you have to remove them? When I put mine back on after installing my lift, I had to use a wrench on that nub to hold the bolt in place while I spun the nut back on, otherwise it was just spinning with the nut.
If you use a ratchet strap and pull the taper into its seat it will typically hold itself.... That is if you dont have air tools as suggested.

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If you use a ratchet strap and pull the taper into its seat it will typically hold itself.... That is if you dont have air tools as suggested.

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That is something I will remember next time. Thanks for that tip. I used vise grips on the bolt myself.
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