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Old 03-23-2011, 04:27 AM
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Default Tire rubbing upper ball joint.

As the title says... I went under my truck and saw there was some wear on the inside of the tire sidewall!!!!! I popped off tge tires and the only part that looks like it was rubbing were the upper ball joints, what would cause this?? It is on both driver and passenger side tire. I replaced the ball joints upper and lower about six months ago and the hubs about two.. I recently did sway bar links but I don't think that would do it....I'm stumped.... Please help

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And when the tire is flat on the ground there is about an inch of clearance between the tire and ball joint
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:57 AM
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:23 AM
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pics? It would be easier for me to fathom this with them
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:22 AM
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I think I figued it out, I had no idea but it appers under full turn I an rubbing my sway bars ...lol
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:25 AM
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with 31s??
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:30 AM
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^^ especially at 6 in the morning when no one is awake yet
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:29 AM
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^^ especially at 6 in the morning when no one is awake yet
6a.m. your time is 9a.m. east coast time... we were already halfway to lunch.lol still not an excuse.
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:56 AM
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dude, what backspacing do you have on those cragars?
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Old 06-14-2011, 05:03 AM
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Default Re: Tire rubbing upper ball joint.

Lil late lol , no longer running 31 10.50 I now have pro comp xtreme alloys witg a -19 and a32 11.50 ...still the same problem though
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:32 AM
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Default Re: Tire rubbing upper ball joint.

Whats the offset on the wheel?. Maybe run a 1/4" spacer? I hate spacers but it would be an easy fix for now and save you from a blowout.
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