Spare rubs bumper - what would you do?

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If it is a very small amount of rub, I'd suggest you just drop the tire to 15lbs (or something very low, but still driveable) and leave it alone. Note you wanted economical solutions - hard to beat free!
I’m in - thanks
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More importantly, did you paint your rims? Powedercoat? Stickers?

I thought they were Moab rims but the little red Jeep is missing...
 
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More importantly, did you paint your rims? Powedercoat? Stickers?

I thought they were Moab rims but the little red Jeep is missing...
Powder coated - they are great
 

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just upgraded my Sport S plastic bumper to “take off” Rubicon steel rear - and the 33” KO2 rubs. I doubt I would every need a spare.

Options
Spare tire delete
Shave down the spare
Let the air out and maybe stop the rubbing
Get a 32” KO2 and live with the difference
Tire relocation kit

What would you do? Note: for this exercise you’re not rich

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I’d be grateful. You’ve got a heavier burden on the carrier now, and it’s getting support from below.
 

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Bump.

I also have steel bumpers on a Sahara, with BFGoodrich ko2's 285/70/17's... Is it suppose to rub for everyone?
 

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I added a spare tire relocation bracket to my sport S when I added 285/70-17. No problems.
 
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