I've been searching on the forums for EVER and can't find anything about it. I just got new tires for my baby today, 225's in front 235/40/18 in back. and it's rubbing in back!!! So i've heard people talk about rolling the fenders for clearance. I know what rolling the fenders is, just not how to do it. Is it a DIY or should i take it in to a shop? Mabye if someone could just point me in the right direction, that'd be great. Thanks much
No offense, but if you are asking these questions take it to a shop. But to answer your question, the jest of it is (if I am understanding it properly), you take something like a metal baseball bat, or roughly that size and shape and force it between your tire and fender and then roll the bat, making your fenders (hopefully) "roll" in/up and not crack. Unless you have a buddy that has done it before, which I don't suppose you do since you are asking how to do it, take it to a shop so you won't mess up and have a very expensive mistake on your hands.
I'm thinking maybe les's idea would be a little (little) safer than the baseball bat, i don't really understand how you could get the bat in there in the first place, I can barely stick my finger in there!
Originally posted by Turbodefrost@Feb 3 2005, 10:49 AM I'm thinking maybe les's idea would be a little (little) safer than the baseball bat, i don't really understand how you could get the bat in there in the first place, I can barely stick my finger in there!
You jack up the car enough to fit the bat between the fender and the tire. Then use the tire as a leverage point so when you are pushing down on the handle of the bat, the fat end is pushing out/up on the fender lip. You can use heat gun to prevent from chipping/cracking, i didn't and it was fine, but i did it in +80F
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