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Wheel rubbing frame when turning

I have a 2004 nissan xterra sittin on 15" rims stock but large tires and when i make a left tern the driver front tire rubs the frame turnin right rub the passenger tire with the frame but left turns are way worse i need to know how to fix this without puttin on smaller tires ! in at a 4" or 5" frame lift right now but i want to life it up about another 5" or 6" so puttin on smaller tires wouldnt work unless i have really have to!! any suggestions?

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On the bottom control arm you will find a block that a bolt from the back of the axle hits when on full lock. To do what you want extend this bolt out until the tyre does not hit the frame Adjust on both sides. Be aware that this will increase the turning circle of the vehicle. OF course with all this lift you will have extra problems with cv/ u joint angles and failures and you will suffer from excessive fuel consumption just to drive the big tyres But these options that you want have not been properly thought through as it involves unsafe vehicle modifications which will, bring you to the attention of the law enforcement agencies

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SOURCE: sounds like tire rub when turning right or left

It may be your power steering. Try checking the level of the power steering fluid. If you are not familiar with where this is check your owners manual and it will definitely tell you where it's located under the hood. If the fluid is at a good level it is most likely something to do with your wheel alignment. This can only be checked and serviced by a licenced motor mechanic or specialist alignment centre.

Good luck

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SOURCE: rubbing noise from left front tire when turning right

Tire may be bad or needs an alignment

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