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post #1 of 3 Old 05-07-2009, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Will 305-70-16's on stock rims rub rear shock?

I got some new 305-70-16's that I want to run on my stock rims (silverblades) (2000 WJ). I would like to know if they will rub the rear shock before I have them installed. If they are gonna rub I might just sell the silverblades and get some soft 8's, or get some wheel spacers.

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post #2 of 3 Old 05-07-2009, 02:23 PM
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You'll definitely want to get wheels with more BS or wheel spacers for a tire that wide. IMO, rubbing the rear shocks will be less of a concern than rubbing the LCA's during turning. I rubbed the rear shocks while flexed with 265's and stock wheels. I still rub with 285's and 1.25" spacers while flexing, but I don't know if you're going to flexing it out or not...

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Cool, thanks for the reply. Probably will go spacers since I like the wheels I have.
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