I'm running the stock 265/75R16's. Is the rubbing from the 3/4" added width, or the ~1/2" of added height (compared to mine)? I also only have the 7" wheels, and all the tire mfr. sites say that I need at least 7.5" for larger sizes. Anyone have an opinion on this?blink32 wrote: That shouldn't be a problem. I stuffed a 285/75R17 in there on my 06 with minimal rubbing when the tire was stuffed during turns. The rubbing didn't go away with the OME lift either. Took a while but I found that it would rub on the very bottom/center at the front of the wheel well liner during the turns. I never got it to hit anywhere else.
Look forward to some pics of your trip.
The rubbing has to be from the width. It could even be solved by shaving the very edge of the tire tread at a 45 about 1/4 - 3/8 inch deep. It should go away even further with normal tire wear. I can see where my tires rubbed a groove in the liner and now it no longer rubs.NVSteve wrote: I'm running the stock 265/75R16's. Is the rubbing from the 3/4" added width, or the ~1/2" of added height (compared to mine)? I also only have the 7" wheels, and all the tire mfr. sites say that I need at least 7.5" for larger sizes. Anyone have an opinion on this?
Still trying to find time to get the pictures sorted. Nothing spectacular, that's for sure.
I may just stick to the stock tires & wheels. They don't have anything taller in a 16", only wider, which means I would have to get new wheels as well. Maybe I'll just go for the OME lift first, then decide from there. I'm hoping the company that will do the sliders for me will be able to install the suspension at the same time. So much to do, so little time.blink32 wrote:
7 vs 7.5, in my opinion if you can get into the range specified by the manu your better off if you have liability claims. But if you have a 7 and your supposed to have a 7.5 it will still work.
Still waiting on those pictures! I need to get a visual of how the mediums look up front, as opposed to the "softer" ones most everyone else got. Are the front & rear still balanced well, as in no rake? Any other comments/observations with having the mediums up front?ragpaoa wrote: Now, the truck seems a lot more stable, and drives even better. Now I will post my pics with measurements, and feel really good about it.
I ordered mine for $680 locally, which should be easy enough for you to do the same in your neck of the woods.Fofiddy wrote:So who has the Best Prices for the OME setup? any Recommendations?
Supposedly, the light up front is suggested if you have up to 90 lbs. of extra weight on the front. The mediums are suggested if you have 90 or more lbs., such as winch & full bull bar. From memory, light isn't offered in the rear, just medium and heavy.as for setup light up front and light in the back or Medium on 4 corners?
I'm a little leary of putting light up front and mendium in the rear. After putting in the Airlift in my path I've noticed my front end has loosened up a bit I don't to have to worry about that down the road...
I've been wondering if the springs in my OR are any different than the non-OR models, but haven't been able to confirm anything. I'm betting that only the shocks/struts will be changed (for the Bilstien's), and not the springs. But, I'm also guessing that they will have a different set of springs for the front of the V8 versions, per the additional weight of the engine. Then again, there may not be that much difference in weight between the 6 & 8.On the other hand the 08 pathfinder SE off road comes with Bilstien's instead of the Rancho's. Does anyone know if the springs are any different or just the shocks. I love the Idea of the OME, But I don't want to deal with any dealerships snubbing me becuase Nissan gave us a crappy suspension to start with