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I'm extremely upset right now. Ive been working on this for a while and I took my truck in today to get the pro comp 7089s put on. We've checked and they all are the right bolt pattern and offset of -12 mm and there the 16x8. Went to get them put on today and the rear ones fit, but the front ones dont. They got all scratched up on the inside cause the mounting bracket for the caliper totally scratches and rides on them. I dont know what to do. I talked to two pro comp tech guys and the main head technician. They all couldnt understand what was wrong. They said they specifically designed those rims for the frontiers and they've sold thousands of them and put them on frontiers. They said my frontier must be different than all the others. Im really tripping right now and Im pretty upset. Ive saved for a long time for these and have done my homework and theyre going to be difficult to return plus theyre all scratched and really they are the right ones. I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO?! Now i guess im calling the nissan dealer to see if different calipers were ever installed on it, but i dont see why and they look stock to me. Please help.
 

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Did you buy your truck used or new ??
 

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A pic. would tell us alot... could just be a casting burr that'll dremel right off.
 

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Well I have to wait for my dad to be back to go pick up my truck so i cant get any pics yet. Im hoping i can maybe just find a way to do some grinding to fix the problem. I did buy the truck certified used, but I already called the dealer back and they said they show nothing changed in there records. Now it seems like i might be going to this place to get a wheel spacer made up, but i dont know how big to go and he said it would take like fricken 2 days and $125. He recommended 1", but im not sure. Does anyone know where i can buy spacers already made. It sounds like i might have to go that route and take it to put some longer stud threads on. Thanks guys for your quick replies, this is a good resource to have cause I actually trust your guys' knowledge more than these other gurus. Thanks.
 

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-12 and another -25(1")... dude that's about -37(-1.5") offset.
 

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You first need to identify exactly what part of the caliper/bracket is touching and how much of it. It could be as simple as a little grinding and not require spacers at all.

If you need spacers:
most would recommend this one but prices are a bit steep compared to other places. I'm pretty sure they can ship out within a day since they keep the adapter blanks premade in stock. I dropped by the place unannounced, and they had me out in under an hour which included machine time for the bolt holes.
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-12 and another -25(1")... dude that's about -37(-1.5") offset.
Dude. I have no clue. What do you suggest. So your saying 1.5" offset way too much. I would think so, but Im not real smart in that category. Im still pissed because all the guys from pro comp say they should be fitting and they're absolutely positive they do. I dont understand or know what to do. I want to get this done. All i have is 2 pretty f'ed up rims that are supposed to fit, but dont, so i guess i have to make them work somehow. Still need some suggestions.
 

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Im still pissed because all the guys from pro comp say they should be fitting and they're absolutely positive they do. .


well, I would ask pro comp to send you a new pair for the front. if they are so sure they fit, and you have origional brake equipment, then they should take this as a set that got past their quailty control and fix it for you. might have to wait a few days for shipping, but if they are a company that cares about customer service then they should be able to fix it. $0.02
 

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thats exactly what i thought, but the guy said i had to return them to the place i bought them from. It looks like a hassle to return to them and they say they wont take them if theyre scratched. I just bought the wheels from them because it was such a good deal and when i unpacked them they all came in the packaging that was all sealed up properly from pro comp.
 

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did the shop that installed them scratch them up or did you after you picked it up? I'm guessing they did since you mentioned you haven't picked it up yet.......so they should cover it if pro comp won't directly. they technically did the damage, not you.
 

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Yah. But heres the catch. It was my uncle who is the manager at his tire shop and him and his guys did it and he already feels like **** for doing it. Oh and I just talked to pro comp and they dont care because the said and i quote, "We've already fit these rims on millions of frontiers so we know its not our problem and we cant let you return scratched up rims. Well we could let you return them, but we cant give you anything in exchange, you'll have to buy another set and try them."

That's when i gave up.:censor:
 

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I had clearance problems on the fronts also (American Racing wheels). All I did was grind down the caliper bracket, test fit, then grind more if needed. Fit fine after that and no problems since. Good luck.
 

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I had clearance problems on the fronts also (American Racing wheels). All I did was grind down the caliper bracket, test fit, then grind more if needed. Fit fine after that and no problems since. Good luck.
Thats good news to hear. Do you have any pics or how hard was it to do the grinding and about how much. Are you an xe by chance?
 

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Where exactly are the calipers hitting (are you positive it's the calipers?)...the inner section near the bolt circle, or closer to the outside lip? I had the same wheels in 17" and there is PLENTY of room for the caliper to clear on all sides.

Also, I had a similar issue with clearance with a different set of wheels and had to grind my calipers as well as taking them to a machinist to have them turned down. However, the ProComps are already lacking in material so taking them to a machinist wouldn't' be an option. I can tell you that there is absolutely no difference in any of the calipers that I have found. If you can take a picture of the wheels and your calipers I can definitely tell you what the issue with yours are either way.
 

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. Oh and I just talked to pro comp and they dont care because the said and i quote, "We've already fit these rims on millions of frontiers so we know its not our problem and we cant let you return scratched up rims. Well we could let you return them, but we cant give you anything in exchange, you'll have to buy another set and try them."

That's when i gave up.:censor:


well that's just f'd up. hopefully you can just grind down the caliper or something simple like that.

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Where exactly are the calipers hitting (are you positive it's the calipers?)...the inner section near the bolt circle, or closer to the outside lip? I had the same wheels in 17" and there is PLENTY of room for the caliper to clear on all sides.

Also, I had a similar issue with clearance with a different set of wheels and had to grind my calipers as well as taking them to a machinist to have them turned down. However, the ProComps are already lacking in material so taking them to a machinist wouldn't' be an option. I can tell you that there is absolutely no difference in any of the calipers that I have found. If you can take a picture of the wheels and your calipers I can definitely tell you what the issue with yours are either way.
Im positive that its the mounting bracket for the calipers definitely rubbing. You can see in the picture where it was rubbing.

well that's just f'd up. hopefully you can just grind down the caliper or something simple like that.

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seriously dude. pretty screwy.


Anyways so here is a picture of one of them. After getting a look at it im pretty sure Im just going to get like a 1/4" spacer and i should definitely clear it. I just got to hope that ill have enough thread on the studs for the lug nuts to grab. What do you guys think. I rather just go with a small spacer than grinding even if i have to get longer studs put in. Here it is.

 

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^Damn dude you werent kidding hen you said it screwed up your rims.
 

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maybe i'm just an idiot, but it looks to me like the 'center' of those rims is off center!! I would expect rubbing all the way around, but only on one side?!?!?!?! am i just dumb or does that look more like manufacturer defect then a bad fit?
 
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