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Old 11-01-2009, 03:54 PM
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Question Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

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Just had my WK lifted on Thursday/Friday with new Bilstein shocks and Cooper STT 265 70 17's. Trouble is now they're rubbing - I spotted the adjuster bolts at the top control arm and hacksaw fixed those but on full lock the fronts are rubbing on the lower sway bar (torsion?) and the inside edge of wheel arch. Anyone else experience this? Would 5mm spacers fix the problem - still have the stock rims...

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Old 11-01-2009, 04:59 PM
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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

This should take care of you. this was done by a chick!!

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Old 11-01-2009, 05:46 PM
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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

Thanks AcidCold - will take a look at mine again and see if this is the same area...anyone had rubbing on the lower torsion bar?
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Old 11-01-2009, 06:06 PM
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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

That's a real good write up!
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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

OMFG, i cant wait to get my stock size Cooper STTs on my WK. I loved them when i had my XJ on 35s. I have had many different tires but they are the best IMHO. Please post up some pics for me to drool over.
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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

Ere ya go NHWK!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shollox...7622591685859/

There is a load more pics at this link of the Jeepclub uk day with more of my beasty included!

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Re: Cooper STT 265 70 17 rubbing with 2" lift on WK

Thanks dude, i was just thinking about this thread this morning.
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