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Old 10-02-2012, 05:02 PM   #15
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You can definitely keep the wheels, but consider running a smaller sized tire.

If you get down into the 205/40/17 tire size range you will decrease your width and height which should reduce, or most likely get rid of the rubbing altogether.

The ride, obviously will be a little rougher because of the smaller sidewall, but you shouldn't have any rubbing issues.

With that said, it doesn't hurt to replace your worn out suspension, but you probably won't see that drastic of a change by replacing your springs and shocks compared to running a smaller tire.
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