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post #16 of 23 Old 07-12-2011, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by motojunkie View Post
4" lift with 33x10.50's on Canyon wheels. I get some rubbing at full lock, but otherwise they are fine.
And thats with 10.5s, we are talking about 12.5s, my 10.5s didnt rub even at full lock.

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post #17 of 23 Old 07-12-2011, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by 97TJSPRT View Post
yeh i think im gunna get the bushwacker flat style fender flares so thats an extra 2.5 inches of clearence so that should do the trick for the fender rub.
It isnt, I have them and have to take them off every time Im offroad, I'll sell you mine for $300, they have been on for less than 2 months and are currently off because they dont increase your fender clearance at all, not even a little.
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99 TJ Wyoming: you need to limit steering travel slightly to avoid what you have going on. Just adjust the stops on the knuckles out a tiny bit at a time until you stop rubbing the control arms (and frame in the froont too I bet)

There is absolutely NO need for 2.5" BS to run 12.5 wide 33s. With TnT flat fenders, I did it with no suspension lift/ 1.25 body lift on 3.75 backspacing. And with a centered rear axle, no rear rub, even with an 8.8. And yes, I wheel it, and no, it doesn't have a front sway bar to limit articulation.

Yes, mine flexes better now with 2.5" suspension lift and 35x12.50... but with a TINY bit of steering stop adjustment, you'll be a lot happier.

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post #19 of 23 Old 07-13-2011, 12:09 AM
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I'm doing the 1.25 body lift this week, and I put 1.5" spacers all the way around, I never had any rubbing at all in the back, but I'm running over-sized control arms too, and that didnt help Im sure. With the spacers I'm not rubbing at all and my steering didnt have to be limited. I'm seriously thinking either T&T Customs or Metal Cloak arches, that way I dont lose any articulation and stop rubbing at the top.
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post #20 of 23 Old 09-19-2011, 01:21 PM
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Found this using the search, instead of making a new thread i thought i could maybe temp hi-jack (since its 2 months old)

Ok this is the plan. I want to run 33/10.5/15's on stock (canyons) I believe they have either a 5" or 5.5" BS. I already have a 1"BL and will be installing 3" lift soon. Just a couple questions

1. Will that setup work or will I have to get some 4"bs wheels?

2. What kind of fender coverage can i expect from each setup?
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post #21 of 23 Old 09-19-2011, 01:49 PM
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I run that tire/wheel combo and they work great. Mine stick out maybe 1/4 to 1/2 an inch past the stock fender flares

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post #22 of 23 Old 09-19-2011, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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the less backspacing the ferther out your tire will stick, i would think it would be okay because its common to go 31x10.50 on stock rims no rub and your not increasing the width? go for it

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post #23 of 23 Old 09-19-2011, 05:02 PM
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It will work but you better check the clearance between the tires and upper rear spring perchs.I run 33x10.50's on stock Gambler wheels and there was not enough clearance for my liking so I added 1.25" Spidertrax spacers.

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