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33s and body lift, fender trimming, how much?

mbautodesign

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ok well ive recently put on some 33x12.5r15 pro comp xtreme m/t's on my 2002 sport trac
i have a 3" body lift
and i trimmed the rocker covers on both sides so it doesnt rub there anymore
but when i hit bumps it rubs somewhere i cant tell
how much did you guys trim up under there?
any pics?
 


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sjr033

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Have you tried a tt for a little extra lift?
 




brianjwilson

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You'll just have to look around and look for scuff marks. The rocker panels and the black plastic in the back of the wheel well need to be trimmed a lot. Also a small amount on the back of the bumper. Could also possibly be the tire on the sway bar, depending on your wheels.
 




mbautodesign

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i have the torsion bars twisted to level the truck
was just curious as to how much you guys trimmed
i dont realy see any rubbing but i hear it
i have 15x8 with 3.75 backspacing pro comp wheels
 




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About this much:

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mbautodesign

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so would it be better to just take out the fender well liners?
 




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Back of Front Fender
BackFenderTrimming.jpg

Front of Front Fender
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33x12.5 BFG A/T on 15x10 Dick Cepek's 3.65 Back Spacing
3" Body, 2" Torsion. No Rubbing Anymore.
 




brianjwilson

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I left the little plastic cover part of the bumper off. I trimmed almost as much in the rear of the fender. It will rub every now and then on a piece of plastic I still need to cut off... Barely...
 




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did you cut out any metal on the rear part of the front fender well?
looks like i have alot more to trim
 




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did you cut out any metal on the rear part of the front fender well?
looks like i have alot more to trim
I sure did. On my last cut, I sent myself to the emergency room back in 2002.
 




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