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Rear control arms/balljoint end sit about 3 inches above the tire...is this normal?

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Old 09-13-2018, 10:05 AM
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Default Rear control arms/balljoint end sit about 3 inches above the tire...is this normal?

I have a 91 4-dr. I replaced the rear shocks & control arms w/ ball joints a few years back. it raised the rear end of the car back to original ride height, I believe. It struck me as odd that the of the arms sit so close to the top of the tire now, unless that's normal. I was considering putting a larger wheel/tire package on it, but was concerned that the tires may rub, unless the arms would raise up with the additional 1 or 2 of the larger diameter tire, and stay the same distance away from the tire. Anyone else ever have this scenario? Any input is greatly appreciated.
 
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