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Kenny8241 11-19-2012 08:28 PM

225/47/17's rubbing
^ sorry, 225/45/17's
I just put a set of 17x7.5s on my 08 LGT ltd. they came off an 05 with the same 225/45/17 blizzaks on it. I know the offset sets the wheels out and widens the stance, but heres the issue.
They did not rub on his car for 2 seasons. On mine only the left rear rubs and it hits all the way from the top center of the fender to about 8" toward the rear. It hits under full acceleration or hard right turns. The ride height is the same from left to right, but the right rear does not rub. I havent put a load in the back seat or trunk either out of fear.
What would cause only the one side to compress a solid 2" and rub?
Any help is appreciated, otherwise the stockers are going back on.

Drift Motion 11-19-2012 11:43 PM

is your struts blown? your car lowered?

what's the offset?

Kenny8241 11-20-2012 05:18 AM

im not sure of the offset, didnt question it because they were on another lgt with no issue.
all stock suspension, not dropped. Bad Strut is a possibility im thinking, but hate to start throwing money at it and still rub with new struts.

Drift Motion 11-20-2012 10:20 AM

is the other person's car modified in any way? Roll'd fenders?

I rubbed on 225/45/17 on stock wheels...but I was slammed to the floor almost...

Kenny8241 11-20-2012 05:09 PM

brought it to the shop to put on an alignment rack and such....turns out the car was hit before i owned it and i ended up at a body shop taking measurements. Fender wasnt pulled back out far enough when it was fixed sometime in its past life, before me. thanks for the ideas tho!

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