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Hey guys! Just finished the lift a couple weeks back and got the 35x12.5x17 Mickey Thompson's. It's rubbing pretty bad in the front. I can drive it fine, but parking and tight turns are require geometry! Haha. Anyways, I was wondering what the best way to raise the front maybe another 1-2 inches. This should give me almost exactly the space I need. I don't want a body lift, and I don't want to cut unless I need to. Could i put 5100's on the front? Also i heard of people putting a smaller leveling spacer along with a suspension lift... Possible?? Any advice??
I also have the RC UCA's if that makes any difference. Thanks guys!
 

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where is it rubbing? fire some pics up. you may not have to do anything to lift the front, maybe the PWM? mine was rubbing on the plastic splash guard so i just heated it up and molded it differently and it worked perfect. like i said fire some pics up and we'll see if we can help you out!
 

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I trimmed the PWM and then pushed the liner back and it worked for me.

I am more impressed with the fact that you were able to use a 17" rim. I was told I couldn't
 

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It's actually rubbing the solid metal corner area in the back of the wheel well. If it was rubbing the bumper it would be easy, i could just cut the flimsy plastic. not sure what Ill do. I cant put pics up right now, but I will try later.

Matt- I was told it depends on the year of the truck. I heard later years have a larger brake assembly
 

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Hey guys! Just finished the lift a couple weeks back and got the 35x12.5x17 Mickey Thompson's. It's rubbing pretty bad in the front. I can drive it fine, but parking and tight turns are require geometry! Haha. Anyways, I was wondering what the best way to raise the front maybe another 1-2 inches. This should give me almost exactly the space I need. I don't want a body lift, and I don't want to cut unless I need to. Could i put 5100's on the front? Also i heard of people putting a smaller leveling spacer along with a suspension lift... Possible?? Any advice??
I also have the RC UCA's if that makes any difference. Thanks guys!
What kind of rims do you have? I have 33" x 12.50" Mickey Thompsons on stock offroad 17" rims, and I have no rubbing at all on my STOCK HEIGHT Titan. In fact, I have lots of clearance, and I'm pretty sure with a leveling spacer that I could fit 35's. If you have stock rims, you shouldn't have any rubbing at all with the lift kit you have. If you have aftermarket rims with a negative offset, then you can just do the pinch weld mod, take off the mud flaps and you will be good. But there is no way you would need to have more lift to fit 35" x 12.50" tires. Lots of guys have 35x12.50's on their trucks with the same lift you have, you just might have to trim a bit if your rims have a negative offset.

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It's actually rubbing the solid metal corner area in the back of the wheel well.
sounds like you need the pinch weld mod. here's the link:
http://www.titantalk.com/forums/titan-faq-howto-area/48315-simplify-pinch-weld-mod.html


I am more impressed with the fact that you were able to use a 17" rim. I was told I couldn't
Yeah, the manufacturer recommends minimum 8" wide rim, whereas the stock offroads are 7.5" wide. But I have no problems with mine. You just have to rotate more often to avoid uneven tire wear.
 

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Yes, you can add 5100's to lift the front more. If you have a stage1 lift than no, dont stack spacers.
 

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I have the 2007 and I was running the 17" offroads until I put the lift on. The guy who finished it up for me said the 17" wouldn't fit back on. But the more I look at it, the more I don't believe him and wish I hadn't had to put the 18"s on. Sorry to get off topic.

I just cut that chunk of metal off and I have no rubbing anymore.
 

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It's actually rubbing the solid metal corner area in the back of the wheel well. If it was rubbing the bumper it would be easy, i could just cut the flimsy plastic. not sure what Ill do. I cant put pics up right now, but I will try later.

Matt- I was told it depends on the year of the truck. I heard later years have a larger brake assembly
Sounds like you are rubbing at the pinch weld. Sawzall time! NorCal4x4 has the instructions in his sig.
 
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