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Old 09-21-2011, 11:24 PM
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Re: someone help ! tires !

I had small rub in the front and Back at full flex so i did pinch weld on front and kinda same on the back and I am fine now I have 255-75-17 with 1.5 spacers with ome lift. when using spacers just make sure they are all torqued the same i did mine to 98.
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Re: someone help ! tires !

me personally... i would do wheels spacers and the pinch weld mod to avoid rubbing with that size tire.

My tires rubbed big time at full lock on the wheel well liner. It got to the point where i was embarrassed to make turns in parking lots or even pull out of my driveway because of the loud rubbing noises. The mod only took me a few hours to do and i was able to heat mold the wheel well liners on both sides to look almost stock and still clear my tires by about 1/2".
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Re: someone help ! tires !

My front drivers side spacer failed going 65 MPH. Not fun. I'm really lucky there was only some damage to the fender and that everybody was ok. I properly maintained them. Just a chance you take with them.
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Re: someone help ! tires !

My passenger rear failed on mine, I was going fairly slow, so there was minimal damage... ($2000)... Just get a new set of wheels with proper backspacing.
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Re: someone help ! tires !

Mine ended up costing $900. I needed a new steering knuckle and ball joint. I haven't had the damage to the fender fixed yet because you can't really see it unless you're looking for it. I see it every time I look at my Jeep :'(
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Re: someone help ! tires !

not doing spacers hahaha efffff that. Not risking money like that, would the pinch weld mod and cutting the bolt work ?
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Old 09-25-2011, 10:31 PM
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Re: someone help ! tires !

i really hope these would work. I hear mixed reviews on spacers, and i'd rather not and the tires i will be using are 275/65r18 on my stock chrome 18 inch rims. help would be appreciated
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Re: someone help ! tires !

Id say just dont use spacers unless you use money to wipe your ass.
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Re: someone help ! tires !

Hahaha I'll hopefully have tires before christmas with the money I'm trying to save, the stupid forteras are bald as it is and I slide in the rain and I live in ny with lots of snow so I'm trying to rush. I just don't want to risk f***ing up my wk cause not have money to fix so I do whatever to make sure I don't need spacers with these tires
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Re: someone help ! tires !

i went with the classic 265-70-R17, they fit nice on the jeep, but i get a good amount of rubbing about half way through a full turn. it does get kinda embarrassing some times, but f*ck it haha!
But what?? i drove my jeep 800 miles to mammoth and back with the spacers on and a couple oil changes later still have done nothing to them!
ive never had any problems, BUT SHIT! thats scary! i better get to checking!
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Old 09-30-2011, 02:42 AM
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Hey, has anyone thought about putting locking washers on to secure the lug nuts that hold the spacers???
just curious... i wonder if that would really work?
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You cant they're tapered
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