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Old 06-19-2013, 10:39 AM
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Default Spare Tire Tailpipe Clearance Question

On Friday I got a 2004 Dodge Ram Quad Cab SLT!

It didn't come with a spare, so I went to the local Dodge salvage yard and got one that will work with my 20" wheels.

They put it up, and when I got home I started looking at it. Then I noticed how alarmingly close the tailpipe is to the spare! I'd say I have no more than 1/4" clearance between the tailpipe and the spare. I shifted the tailpipe around as much as I could, and it would never make contact, but it was very close.

Is this going to be a problem, or is this normal?

Thanks for your input!
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