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    ok so like my sig says, my 285's still rub after the leveling kit i put on. my wheels are 9'' wide so i think thats the problem with the offset ive got (-12 i believe).
    if i get some wheel spacers to push the wheel out a bit will that solve my problem?
    if so what size spacer should i get 1'' or 1.5''?
    last question... i used hubcentric rings for my wheels... so the spacers need have a 78cm bore which is stock or will it be different?
    2008 NBS Silverado Z85

    4.8 V8
    -8000k HIDS
    -AVS Bugflector II
    -20% tint all around
    -17x9 Moto Metal 951
    -Rough Country 2'' Leveling Kit
    -Putco Window Visors
    -Blacked out headlights (courtesy of JAKD-UP)
    -285/70/17 BF Goodrich All Terrains (minimal rubbing still) :grrrrrr:
    -Blacked out grille and both bumpers
    -Smoked taillights
    -Blue interior dome lights

    "A work in progress is something every man should have"

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    i had to trim a lil plastic on the bottom did you do that?..i have 285 70 17 and mine sometimes will rub a tiny bit when i reverse but everyone i know had to trim a lil

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    Before you start spending money to get rid of the rub see if it can be fixed with a BFH or some plastic trimming. Get in the wheel well and find where its rubbing and see if you can trim or bend things back a little.

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    i actually did trim already but the part that is rubbing on is the actual metal... i had a local shop cut off a piece but it still rubs a bit... i dont like it rubbing... any other suggestions guys?

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