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Unread 09-27-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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I have a 2006 DS cart. Completly stock everything.

I just installed 12" rims with low profile tires. Looks great. The problem, is when I turn the wheels all the way to the side ( either side), the tires hit/rub on the fenders.

I don't want to get all crazy with lifting this cart, I just want the tires to turn without rubbing.

So far the only option I can think of is some sort of lift. I want it to be minimal, not a 4 or 6 inch lift.

Any ideas suggestions on where to buy and what to buy to do this?

I heard the term "blocks" somewhere, is there some sort of blocks that I can install instead of a whole lift kit etc?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Unread 09-27-2012, 02:15 PM   #2
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How high do you need to go? You can go up to an inch or so by stacking more of the spacer plates between the spring and the frame and adding longer bolts.
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David :

Where can I get these plates? Can i use washers?

Would you only raise the front, since that is where the problem is?

What do i call these plates?

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David : I looked under the front end, and am not following where they go?

I see my silver aluminum "I" beam frame, and long bolts. On top and bottom of the silver, are black colored parts. Am I looking in the right spot?

Also, you say i can raise it 1" without messing anything else up?
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David : I looked under the front end, and am not following where they go?

I see my silver aluminum "I" beam frame, and long bolts. On top and bottom of the silver, are black colored parts. Am I looking in the right spot?

Also, you say i can raise it 1" without messing anything else up?
Yes... it's the XRT810/800E suspension package. Your front should be the only place you have an issue. The XRT 810/800E uses 1" longer shackles in the rear and 5 plates in the front instead of 1. And yes, you can do this without causing issues to the front end.

The plate is part number 1010124. It's located above your front leaf spring. In fact, the head of the eccentric bolt in the center of your leaf spring sits inside a hole in the middle of this plate. You can buy the parts from a site sponsor or a dealer. I'd add 4 plates for an even 1" lift as they're 1/4" thick. You'll need to go to the hardware store and buy 4 3/8-16 X 3.00 bolts and 4 3/8-16 X 5.75 bolts to put it all back together. I wouldn't bother with changing the rear spring shackles unless the tires rub.
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. . . interesting . . . I have an 06 CC DS stock with 12" wheels and low pro tires and mine do not rub at all, even at extreme left/right turning . . . sure you have proper wheel offset?
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Steve :

I know nothing about wheel offset. I ordered the tire from strech plastics, from the catalog. I ordered wheel combo


MS-0-1044. I don't recall ever seeing anything about offset, and don't really understand the offset thing. I think offset is how deep the metal on the rim is, before it touches the mounting hub?

Regardless, i need to fix this situation, and returning wheels to streech is not an option.

If these plates that David is talking about will work, I guess that is the way to go. I looked up the plates and was surprised how large they were. i was picturing shims about 2" x2".
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