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Old 03-29-2014, 05:37 PM
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i have a 97 4x4 blazer with the PA 2 inch body lift. im running 31's with stock rims. at full lock my tires rub the torsion bars and frame. i got rims with 4 inch bs to solve this, but my tires then rubbed my fender BAD. so how should i fix this? should i get the 2.5 rc lift and then new rims? I'd rather not trim my fender that much if possible
 
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You'd have to lift more to get rid of the rubbing, without trimming. With my 3" BL, and 31's on my first gen, I rub still, with a LOT of trimming. 4" BS 16" rims. 2.5" of the bottom of the fender gone.
 
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thanks, I think im going to go ahead with the 2.5 inch lift. there aren't many choices in 15 inch rims with backspacing greater then 4 inch. shoulda thought of that before I bought my tires.
 
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would the 2.5 inch lift totally fix my problem though? or would I still have to trim my fender?
 
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From my understanding it should fix your problem. What about a shackle lift and T-bar crank? That can give you 2" in the rear and 1" 1.5" in the front. I dont know if that is a option for you or not.
 
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I thought about the tbar crank and shackle lift also. I think im just gonna go with the rc suspension lift though just cause it'll give me about and inch more of lift in the front then a tbar crank would. And i need as much room there as possible. Id like to trim my fender as less as possible
 
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The best option would be to do the RC 2.5" lift, and go from there. I'd bet that it will solve your rubbing issue. Even if you still rub a little on the fender with the suspension flexed, a bit of trimming or massaging with a BFH would solve your problem.
 
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