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Unread 05-07-2009, 10:48 AM   #1
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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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Unread 05-07-2009, 10:58 AM   #2
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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.
I ran 285's on stock rims (Timberline), and every time I turned left, the exhaust pipe would swing and rub some of the outter lugs away..

I ended up putting on some 1.25" spacers
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Unread 05-07-2009, 01:26 PM   #3
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I would say you'd need the spacers. With spacers, it should work OK.
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Unread 05-07-2009, 06:14 PM   #4
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I'll probably go spacers since I like the wheels I have. Thanks for all the input.
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Unread 09-15-2009, 01:55 PM   #5
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I got 1.25" spacers and it still rubs, but not as bad. Anyone moved there shock mounts to keep from rubbing?
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Unread 09-15-2009, 02:02 PM   #6
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I have 245/70/16's and after my BB and Rough Country shocks, my tires rub on the shock now. Its not bad but it didn't do that before the BB.
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did you get it aligned? properly?
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