Close

Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Fresh Catch Oscar E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Lehigh Acres
    Posts
    21

    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?




    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app

  2. #2
    Token East Coast Guy MR.Ty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Virginia Beach
    Posts
    5,986
    What's your back spacing on the wheels and how wide are your tires? 12.50 or 13.50?
    2014 JKUR "Stumps"

  3. #3
    Old Timer JKAnimal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    East TX
    Posts
    2,759
    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.


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app
    The ANIMAL Build Thread

    2012 JKUR 6 spd Manual; 5.13 gears; 4:1, CRUSH


    Done so far: Pro Comp 17x9 wheels, 37" NITTO Trail Grapplers, EVO Enforcer 4" Lift, 2.5 Spec. King Shocks/Compression Adjusters, 5.13 Gears, RR Aluminum Billet Hood Latches, Truck-Lite LED Headlights, Rigid Dually LEDs, Cobra 75 CB, Wild Boar Roof Rack, Tom Woods 1310 Front Drive shaft

  4. #4
    Fresh Catch Oscar E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Lehigh Acres
    Posts
    21
    12.50


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app

  5. #5
    Fresh Catch Oscar E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Lehigh Acres
    Posts
    21
    Am running 17x9 rims. Copper stt pro 37". My LCA are rubbing just a little.
    1" or 1.5" spacers?


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app

  6. #6
    Fresh Catch Oscar E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Lehigh Acres
    Posts
    21
    I don't remember the offset, but it was negative!!!!!!


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app

  7. #7
    Addict hinrichs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Wyomissing, PA
    Posts
    5,092
    You can always add some washers to your steering stops

  8. #8
    That dude from Mississippi notnalc68's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Madison, MS
    Posts
    6,187
    Quote Originally Posted by Oscar E View Post
    I don't remember the offset, but it was negative!!!!!!


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app
    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


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app

  9. #9
    Fresh Catch Oscar E's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Lehigh Acres
    Posts
    21
    -12 is correct. Notnalc68.
    Spacers!!


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •