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Tires and rims, a little advice please


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#1 UraBUS09

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 11:06 AM

I have a couple options here, I just bought new tires and had them mounted on some after market alloy rims from a Toyota Tacoma. Tire size is 235x75x15s and the tire store said they don't fit... I was running 28" swampers that rubbed very little, and previously had had 235x75x15s on stock Toyota rims with very little rubbing... So is the new alloy rim making the tires rub since the off set is different? So should I just put the new tires on other rims and hope they don't rub or keep rims and tires and get out the BFH and grinder or?? Any ideas are appreciated. Thanks

#2 ivans imports

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 11:15 AM

i got some realy cool toyota rim spacers 2 inch thick with there own studs bolt to my hub the tire bolts to them needed them to get the 4 toyota calipers top clear on race buggy not shure if road leagal or not



#3 WoodsWagon

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 04:46 PM

You need wheels that keep the tire tucked as close in to the strut as possible without rubbing on it. If you have rims that stick the tires out, they swing a larger radius when steering and will rub on the wheel wells at full lock. Wheel hub spacers will make this even worse.

 

I had 235/75r15's with a 4" lift on my Loyale and it still took a fair bit of sledgehammer adjusting to clear the rear of the wheel wells. They would rub on the side of the frame rail at full lock, but only lightly.  



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Posted 20 November 2013 - 12:25 PM

Got them on! A little cutting with a grinder and a fair bit of hammering... They look good but do stick out more than my other rims and tires.




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