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post #1 of 5 Old 10-18-2011, 11:32 AM Thread Starter
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Tire Rubbing on Frame After Frame Swap

I recently swapped the frame on my 99 sahara with the frame from a 4 cyl 05 tj. prior to the swap, my rear tires had plenty of clearance. after the swap, my right rear tire seems to be rubbing up against the part of the frame that holds the coil spring in place. the jeep is lifted 2.5" via bigger springs. does anyone know what could be causing this to happen? and if so, any solutions to the problem?

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-18-2011, 11:44 AM
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Have you done any investigating in the rear track bar area?
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-18-2011, 11:49 AM
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You need to center your axle

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i havent looked at the rear track bar area yet. i just assumed it was fine because i didnt change anything but the frame. everything was fine prior to the swap. what should i look for in the track bar area?

how do i go about centering the axle?
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for some reason, on my old frame the part of the suspension that holds the coil springs in place was shaved down either in the factory or by the previous owner to fit larger tires. the new frame was not shaved down. the rear diff is centered. the wheel spacers are coming later this week to fix the issue
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