Mine was a little snug also, i just kept the bumper slightly oiled with a tire shine and deflated the tire down to 20-24psi.
Kinda liked that it rested right on the bumper instead of putting all the weight on the lock and hinges.
Love the black rims
03 DII 80K, 2" OME +1" spacers, CDL, Tom Woods Front Drive Shaft, Tactical Rovers Diff Guards and Rear Bumper, RTE Sliders with Nerf Bars, Rover Tracks High Clearance Tie-rod and Drag Link, Extended SS Brake Lines, 285/75/16 Treadwright Backbone, Glowshift Sandwich Plate - Oil Temp and Pressure. Warn 9500 sitting on the garage floor...Drive train upgrade Spring 2013