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 Post subject: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:16 pm 
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So I was desso on the weekend and had a car full of mates and when i went over bumps at like 60 or above It sounded like the rear wheels where rubbing. I had a look and the inside part of the guard was clean like it had been rubbed. The car is stock hight with 20's but if its rubbing now I can't lower it :(
Anyone dealt with this?
Any Tips?
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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:36 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:36 pm 
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tail shafts can rub to....

lowering is always a trade off with comfort, to be done properly you need to toughen up the suspension to stop it scrubbing it out, usually making it a pig to drive daily.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:53 pm 
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Im running superlows with 20s and 235s and mine barely rubs full car. check your offset and as said roll your guards. Plus check the clearance between the upper ball joint mount and the front tyre. You may find you will need to angle grind this bracket slightly to stop the rub at the front. Are you running wheel spacers?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:23 pm 
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Okay well looks like I need to roll my guards. Should I do it myself or get it done by a pro?
Oh and I don't have spaces its all stock except wheels.
Keen to get the 20's back on I'm currently bogan spec 20's up front stockies out back:)
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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:20 am 
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trentk wrote:
Okay well looks like I need to roll my guards. Should I do it myself or get it done by a pro?
Oh and I don't have spaces its all stock except wheels.
Keen to get the 20's back on I'm currently bogan spec 20's up front stockies out back:)


...do you know what spacers are?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:22 pm 
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phongus wrote:
trentk wrote:
Okay well looks like I need to roll my guards. Should I do it myself or get it done by a pro?
Oh and I don't have spaces its all stock except wheels.
Keen to get the 20's back on I'm currently bogan spec 20's up front stockies out back:)


...do you know what spacers are?


Aren't they used to push the wheels out?
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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:27 pm 
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Yes and you will most likely be running the spacers as i dont know of any 20" pre-au offset wheels.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:51 pm 
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the sam wrote:
Yes and you will most likely be running the spacers as i dont know of any 20" pre-au offset wheels.

It's a 2002 au
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 Post subject: Re: Wheel rubbing
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:04 pm 
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Reading would also help...

 

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