FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?





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    Default FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

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    Seems like this is sold, but the front tyres rub on the insides of the plastic at the wheel arches when turning sharp.

    I also noticed one tyre has been plugged, the other one has a cut in it, and the tyres are not that new any more, so I'll have to replace them with new ones.

    Current size is 285/70.

    1) What size is narrower, and would that stop rubbing (being narrower)??

    2) Spacers - do I stick with the 285's and rather put spacers, or go for another profile tyre??

    3) Where's the best (cheapest) place to get 4 x new BFG's?? The Buyer wants BFG's......I don't share his enthusiasm on that, but anyway, that's what he wants.

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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    Quote Originally Posted by Petri Oosthuizen View Post
    This Refers...….https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum...LES?highlight=

    Seems like this is sold, but the front tyres rub on the insides of the plastic at the wheel arches when turning sharp.

    I also noticed one tyre has been plugged, the other one has a cut in it, and the tyres are not that new any more, so I'll have to replace them with new ones.

    Current size is 285/70.

    1) What size is narrower, and would that stop rubbing (being narrower)??

    2) Spacers - do I stick with the 285's and rather put spacers, or go for another profile tyre??

    3) Where's the best (cheapest) place to get 4 x new BFG's?? The Buyer wants BFG's......I don't share his enthusiasm on that, but anyway, that's what he wants.

    THANKS

    Oh yes and apologies, a VERY good morming from a lovely Eastern Free State
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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    265/70 is standard size

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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    Quote Originally Posted by Greenhorn View Post
    265/70 is standard size
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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kooskop View Post
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    Ek sou hou by standaard size...geen issues.
    .......Daai BFG's is DUUR.

    R 4400/ tyre!!!

    Maar ja, ek sal moet dit doen. Hoekom nou juis BFG's weet ek nie, maar ja kom ons los dit daar.

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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    Quote Originally Posted by Petri Oosthuizen View Post
    .......Daai BFG's is DUUR.

    R 4400/ tyre!!!

    Maar ja, ek sal moet dit doen. Hoekom nou juis BFG's weet ek nie, maar ja kom ons los dit daar.

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    Default Re: FJ Cruiser front tyres rubbing - Spacers or Narrower Tyres?

    Thanks again Guys, Buyer will get BFG 265/70's on his FJ this week.
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