35" tyres are rubbing

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35" tyres are rubbing

Post by Buddy » 29 Sep 2018 13:23

Good day Gents,

I have noticed that under full steering lock the driver side tyre rubs against the inside of the fender, but the passenger side does not touch.
This is on normal road, and will be a problem when hitting the trails.

Is something maybe wrong on the DS suspension setup? Alignment?

Before I start trimming inner wheel arches, maybe there is another way.

Regards, Daniel

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Re: 35" tyres are rubbing

Post by nisjeep » 29 Sep 2018 14:15

Daniel
That's normal for the GU. Problem is with axle sideshift during compression and rebound. Look at the angle of your panhard rod and that will explain why the driver side always rubs first.
A quick fix is to turn the stopper out on that side. Or fit a body lift of 30mm or higher.
Job done

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