I've been running new tires and wheels for a week and they have rubbed twice that I know of. It has only happened when the wheel is completely locked to one side and backing down my driveway with a little speed. There's a bit of a grade to my drive. Is this a big deal? Is there anything I can do about it, or just take care and don't lock the wheel all the way over.
I'm running an ICON stage 2 and a body mount chop was done.
The rubbing is happening at the body mounts, not the UCA.
The wheels are Fuel Octanes. (17x8.5 with 4.5" backspace)
I have the Icon Billet UCA installed.
I did have the alignment done when the new wheels and tires were installed. The UCA were done at the same time.
This time when I had the alignment done, I didn't get the spec sheet saying where everything ended up. Although, before the new UCA, I was never able to get the caster in spec.
If I put in more positive caster on the alignment, will the steering feel too 'light'? It's already a little light for my liking at 75 mph.
Not sure how aggressive the BMC was. I don't know what to compare it to. When I have daylight tomorrow, I'll take a few pictures and post them. I really didn't think any BMC was going to be necessary with these tires. I saw several posts with Nittos in the same size and there weren't any problems.
Thanks for all the responses.
. I really didn't think any BMC was going to be necessary with these tires. I saw several posts with Nittos in the same size and there weren't any problems.
Different tire, different FJ, different specs
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Mine rub too. I have almost the same setup. 17" Fuel Octane wheels and Nitto Trail Grapplers 295/70 R17s. I have an OME setup with the body mount chop aswell. I have taken it to a couple of places and they both said it looks to be rubbing on the stock UCA.
I plan to replace my UCAs once funds magically appear into my account.
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