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Old 5/12/19, 09:06 AM
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Got some aggressive rear wheels. Filled up the rear wheel wells. Not going to use as daily of course but check it out..Cosmis wheels 17x10 +22 offset. 305/45/17 Mickey Thomson SS tires.very slight fender rubbing on rear driver side.. it's dropped though by 0.50 inch glad I didn't drop by 1inch before.

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Old 5/13/19, 10:29 AM
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Got some aggressive rear wheels. Filed up the rear wheel wells. Not going to use as daily of course but check it out..Cosims wheels 17x10 +22 offset. 305/45/17 Mickey Thomson SS tires.very slight fender rubbing on rear driver side.. it's dropped though by 0.50 inch glad I didn't drop by 1inch before.
looks tough as nails. Can you put a small spacer under the rear spring? 1/8" so maybe it won't rub at all.
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Old 5/13/19, 08:07 PM
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looks tough as nails. Can you put a small spacer under the rear spring? 1/8" so maybe it won't rub at all.
That is a very good suggestion, didnt think about that, thanks! I'll look into it. I would love to drive with them on sometimes, especially if I find same front wheels to match..rubbing is slight, but a very small spacer would do the trick..

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Old 5/14/19, 10:32 AM
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@Glenn, I looked into it and Steeda offers 1/8 inch spacers which will translate to about 1/4 inch raise in the rear. That would be perfect. So if I decide to ride these daily, I'll install the spacers. Thanks for the suggestion, that would clear any issues. Plus, I can keep the aftermarket BMR springs. Sweet!
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Installed the 1/8 steeda spring spacers. And the difference was 1/4 inch on the fender higher. Perfect. Since I was going to do that, i also purchased the Steeda rear chassis alignment kit for the BMR lockout. I already had the BMR lockout kit on. But the alignment kit works pretty good, so good the BMR lockout cradle aligned perfect in all holes. Even the two small pain in the *** screws on the front. Once one rear alignment sleeve is in with the subframe bolt, all the rest are easy. But now my steering wheel alignment is off, so have to go get an alignment done. Overall so far so good. Also added BMR vertical links. Pic of the stock link and BMR.

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Did you get and install the Barton short throw shifter ?
I just purchased it last weekend and will be installing it shortly. I'll let you know how it feels when I get it installed.
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I just purchased it last weekend and will be installing it shortly. I'll let you know how it feels when I get it installed.
awesome! let us know how it goes. give us any tips as well for installation..
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awesome! let us know how it goes. give us any tips as well for installation..
I've got the shifter in and it shifts like a dream! I'll get some pics up soon but for now I'll go over the install part. If you're going to ditch the factory resonator box, DO IT NOW! It's a lot easier to install this with the exhaust out of the way. I got an MRT H-pipe and installed it at the same time as my shifter and having the exhaust out did give me more room to move around. You don't need to remove the driveshaft or exhaust to get this in but it does help. I left the driveshaft in but it wasn't a big issue. Also, access to a lift would help but I was able to do my install with my set of Quickjacks. It also helps if you loosen the trans mount so you can drop the transmission a bit to get at certain bolts. There are no instructions with the kit but I bought my shifter from CJponyparts.com and they have a step-by-step video on the install as well as a rundown of all the needed tools and sockets for the installation. I did add a little dab of white lithium grease on each bushing to make sure everything moves freely, just don't go overboard. You need to separate the shifter body to do this install if you leave the transmission installed so I added a very small bead of RTV where the shifter body splits in half to keep out water and such. It's not necessary but I figured it's better to be safe than sorry. Once again just use a small amount, don't go smearing it on like peanut butter! All in all it wasn't a hard install provided you have patience and take your time. Good Luck if you decide to purchase one, you won't be disappointed!

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