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Old 08-27-2015, 03:48 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by sammonilla View Post
Thanks for all of the input. Camber adjustment make compleate sence to me and I will forget about the slight bend for now. I have not changed the wheels and they are a zero offset rims. The rub marks on NOT on the side of the tire failure and the tire look to have the same clearance from side to side. Just one side rubbing. It could have just been a one time contact on a rought road.

Other picture that shows the tire damage (blue sidewall) is not from short contacts due to bouncing on rough road but from rubbing at speed.

Something is allowing the axle to move side to side or you have low inflation in the tire that allows it to have the top move inward when the bottom moves outward in turns. Static with correct inflation you should have 1" clearance as tires will deflect that much with high side loading seen on trailer application.

Tires rubbing on frame are not a tire failure but a failure of some other part as tires are not designed to rub against vehicle parts.

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