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Whats a good gap for a 275 tire?

Meaning between the tire and inner fender well? As the rear articulates the tire goes up on an angle towards the inner well. Whats the MININUM distance with no rubbing?

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Re: Whats a good gap for a 275 tire?

When measuring a car, I always try and leave .75" if possible, and never less than .50". With body roll, it's the first point that will rub. Outer fender really just needs to clear. I've pushed it all the way out to .250" from the outer fender and have cleared.

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Re: Whats a good gap for a 275 tire?

I guess that sounds good and bad. I have 3/4" on the pass side and 1/4-3/8 on the drivers. HMMM I may need a spacer when the time comes. Thanks

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Re: Whats a good gap for a 275 tire?

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Are your recommended minimum measurements for both the front and the rear?
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