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Unread 05-29-2013, 07:06 PM   #1
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OK Need HELP! Bought 255/70/16 they do rub!

Well after long debating and people say no and people say yeah. I went with 255/70/16 on a 16x8 rim with a 5 inch BS. They do rub at full choke. I dont want to tear the inside of my tire well up. Anything I can do? Will spacers help or do i need a lift and what kind. Any info would be great i really dont want to sell these and go with a 245. I like they way they look. At this point i'm afraid even bumps will cause damage so looking to do this quick i cant be dropping 700 dollars. Thanks

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Unread 05-29-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Wheel spacers will likely make it worse. I actually have a daystar 2" spacer lift for sale @ $100 plus shipping. Pretty sure they won't rub but can't guarantee it.
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Unread 05-29-2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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Wheel spacers will likely make it worse. I actually have a daystar 2" spacer lift for sale @ $100 plus shipping. Pretty sure they won't rub but can't guarantee it.
What year is this for? And those are only for the front correct not rear too?
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Unread 05-29-2013, 08:42 PM   #4
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Front and rear for 08-12
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Unread 05-29-2013, 09:50 PM   #5
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Dude you have to be kidding me. I told you in that PM that 255/70R16 will rub. Why did you even ask me if you weren't going to listen?

Cut the wheel well till you can afford a lift and keep it on the road or at least buy Atthehelms spacers...
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Unread 05-29-2013, 10:24 PM   #6
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Well after long debating and people say no and people say yeah. I went with 255/70/16 on a 16x8 rim with a 5 inch BS. They do rub at full choke. I dont want to tear the inside of my tire well up. Anything I can do? Will spacers help or do i need a lift and what kind. Any info would be great i really dont want to sell these and go with a 245. I like they way they look. At this point i'm afraid even bumps will cause damage so looking to do this quick i cant be dropping 700 dollars. Thanks
It's your rims that are the cause of the rub.Go back to the stock rims(16x7) and you will not rub anymore.
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Unread 05-30-2013, 05:15 AM   #7
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Dude you have to be kidding me. I told you in that PM that 255/70R16 will rub. Why did you even ask me if you weren't going to listen?

Cut the wheel well till you can afford a lift and keep it on the road or at least buy Atthehelms spacers...
The reason being.. I had 3 people say they had no issues.
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Unread 05-30-2013, 05:18 AM   #8
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Some have no common sense and will tell you anything
Wheels are too wide as tjkj mentioned for one
tires are too big for two
Going to have to breakdown and lift it
of course going to a spacer lift it may still rub some with the wheel choice and then in no time you'll have to lift it properly anyways
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Unread 05-30-2013, 05:22 AM   #9
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will a daystar 2 inch lift work ? What else will i need to do if I put those on. Then will these tires look smaller now with this lift? I was trying to get a beefer look
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Unread 05-30-2013, 07:43 AM   #10
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will a daystar 2 inch lift work ? What else will i need to do if I put those on. Then will these tires look smaller now with this lift? I was trying to get a beefer look
It's your rims,if you don't want to lift you have to go back to rims with the stock width and backspacing or you must lift it and then yes the tires will look small as there really no bigger then 245/70's(a few mm's taller is all but about 3/8" wider).


But you most likely will nbot listen since you did not listen the 1st time doubt you will now.
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Unread 05-30-2013, 07:59 AM   #11
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You could trying doing a clevis lift and see if that helps at all. Its very cheap and easy to do yourself, but like I said before, make sure you keep it on pavement
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