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I got some issues!!! serious steering clearence issues!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bad_bo_ti, Apr 18, 2003.

  1. bad_bo_ti

    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    on doing my x-over steering i am needing to use a block under the arm to raise it up over the leaf spring, since i am running a 2in front zero rate. well by putting it up in the air more the tie rod is really close to the tire, i have pics. what can be done to help avoid this that isnt costly. i was thinking of tryin to get the block machined done about 1/2-1 inch to lower it. thanks, chris [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Looks like you need less backspacing on your wheels.
     
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    That block is INSANE. You shouldnt need anything more than 1" spacer between the knuckle and steering arm.

    Mill it down. Mill it down gooooooood.
     
  4. bad_bo_ti

    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    thats kinda what i was thinking i am wanting to get different rims anyhow, so that might be the route i go.
     
  5. bad_bo_ti

    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    well like i stated earlier, i need atleast a 2in block to help clear my custom 2in zero rates up front and actually the three in one makes everything sit pretty level
     
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    my stock steering is close to that but its the rim that it almost hits so it won't flex into it. If I had 1/4" more backspacing I would be rubbing rim on tie rod.
     

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