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Old 03-13-2018, 08:25 AM
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Getting ready to do some frame clearancing

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Old 03-13-2018, 08:50 AM
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Are you talking about turning? As in you can't turn to full lock without your tires rubbing the frame? Or is your drag link flipped/contacting the frame with up travel?

What really strikes me as "woah why?" is the 4.5" of backspacing on your beadlocks. 3.5 or 3.75" of backspacing and you wouldn't have issues with rubbing the frame. 1" wheel spacers would work if this is your issue. Are those Coopers 12.5 or 13.5" wide? What made you go with 4.5" of backspacing? That's what most people on 35x12.5 tires run...and even then I've heard of rubbing issues in some cases.

If the draglink is hitting the frame at full stuff/bump, then you'll need to pull your cutting wheel and welder out. Essentially notch the frame and weld in new plate. Or more bumpstop (nahh, lame).




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MrDirt man is alright by me ,sorry bud

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Kinda like this ,been searching on info before I start cutting but need full turning radius measurements

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Just throw some wheel adapters on and be done. Those axles and that backspacing are not good for 40" tires but would be the sweet spot for 37's A 72" wms axle would have been the proper fit for a 4.5" bs wheel.
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Old 03-14-2018, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Dzldust View Post
Your help is not wanted Dirtman,thanks to those that offered assistance in clearancing frame,I knew what to do ,just figured Id start a friendly thread and see what others have done and give people a resource when they have the same issue but since you have all the answers Ill leave it with you ,,Dirtman,you have issues ,man.Take your meds .....
Woah...what's your deal man? You have 9 posts yet you're talking like you and Dirtman have history. Have you seen his JKFreaks build? He went balls deep into his JK/buggy build...I think he has a pretty good idea of what he's talking about. Not counting his rig, he's helped multiple people going the 'tons and 40's' route. Shutting him down like he has no idea what he's talking about is completely unwarranted.

You're running 4.5" of backspacing with 69" wide 60's...that was your mistake. You're more willing to cut and modify your frame rather than use 1" wheel spacers. Seems like you already made up your mind, but you're seeking validation for your senseless plan.

Good luck.

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I called bs on another thread he had and he threw a fit and deleted everything. After 2 post called me troll that needed to get back on his meds. These guys come and go when they don't get the praise they seek.
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edit: was too quick to judge.

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