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Unread 12-13-2009, 02:53 PM   #1
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Will 265/70/16s rub the rear shocks???

I did a search and couldn't find alot about this, everyone talks about rubbing the front. I just installed a 2" BB on my 04 and am looking to get new tires. I would like to run the 265/70/16s but am concerned about them rubbing the rear shocks. There isn't much room back there. I don't want to use wheel spacers either. I would go with a different size tire if the rubbing is an issue, is it an issue or am I making it out to be worse than it is? Other sizes that I am considering are the 245/75 and the 255/70, any better choice there? Also this is my DD, and will be a pavement pounder for the most part, other than some dirt roads, etc. to get to the best fishing holes.

Any advice would be great.

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Unread 12-13-2009, 03:40 PM   #2
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i have a 245/75 on my wj with no issues but i am almost positive a 265 will fit
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My 245/70/16 with stock backspacing rub on the shocks a little bit. I have to imagine that 265's will as well with stock backspacing.
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my 265/75/16 rub on hard corners on my rear shocks, but very rarely.
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My 245/70/16 with stock backspacing rub on the shocks a little bit. I have to imagine that 265's will as well with stock backspacing.


My stock tire size was 245/70/16 and they didnt rub so I would like to know how that was possible
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Unread 12-13-2009, 04:59 PM   #6
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I have a 3" lift with 265/76/16's and i rub pretty good on the rear shocks. Just by a pair of wheel spacers, thats what I did.
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