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Old 11-20-2009, 11:29 AM
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I know some people on here where saying they had some rubbing and were putting 1/4" spacers on but I never noticed any rubbing. I finally noticed the other day that my 35" Nitto Mud Grapplers were slightly rubbing the front sway bar at full lock. I mean they were just ever so slightly rubbing the sway bar when I had the wheel turned completely to the right or left. Which I don't hardly ever turn the wheel completely that far so I never noticed it until the other day. I noticed a spot on the sway bar that some paint was gone and figured out the tire was slightly rubbing it. I put 1/4" spacers on the front and now no rubbing. Just thought I would post so if anybody wanted to run a similar setup they would know to get spacers.



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That is just a sweet truck you have. Also digging the Jeep in the background there.
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Thanks for the info, we have a lot of people with similar issues, good to know a combo that doesn't have the rubbing issue. Looks sick with those tires too!
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Thanks! That's an '83 CJ7, 37" SSR, 7" lift, AMC 360 motor, it's like riding around in a monster truck.
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Funny you posted this, this is the EXACT setup I want on my 01, Same exact wheels and tires!

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Good info!
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will a 2.5" leveling kit and 35's work on a 2wd as well?
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will a 2.5" leveling kit and 35's work on a 2wd as well?
Hope that's a 2wd v8 turn those 35's. Poor things going to have a bad back.
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I have 35's on mine as well, and havent noticed any rubbing, but like you I dont turn all the way very often. I changed to an 18" wheel with a little offset (dont remember how much though) instead of the 20's. So I guess I need to check. And where did you get the spacers from?
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