SCORE New tires and rims..Just one problem

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  1. turbeau69

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    So a guy here in Jacksonville had these tires and rims on Craigslist for $1000' Mickey Thompson Baja MTZs 285/75R16 on Eagle 589's. We tried them on and the rub the TRE slightly. So on Monday I get to go talk to a guy in town that makes spacers. But I only ended up paying $750 for them. The tire only have about 5000 miles on them too.
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    Just remember that adding the wheel weights will bring them even closer to TRE's.
    I had that problem with Outlaw II's. They fit fine. Well that was before the wheel weights were added. And 33X9.50's usually need alot of wieghts!:hillbilly:
    Needless to say the boots got trashed.
     
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    Yeah I know about weights I am running 33x12.50 on 15's and they are BFG m/t and they are getting very worn needing a few ounces to balance them.
     
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    If they aren't rubbing very much, then get a set of the 1/4" spacers from Summit or a similar shop. I've run them for several years with no problems.
     
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    Yeah I found the custom spacers here in town 117 out the door with everything i need. Will get some pics up later. the spacers a 1 1/4" and the hardware.

    So if anyone needs some spacers give me a heads up I can get them in one day.. actually a couple of hours.
     
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    Score!! Score!! Score!!
     
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    And Now the pics..
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    And on the truck!!

    One pic with them on the truck and one pic of the spacer i had made.
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    loc tite RED
     
  12. turbeau69

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    I used lock-tite Blue on the inside nuts.

    But yeah thanks for the heads up.. I am ALWAYS willing to learn from someone else s mistakes.:p
     
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