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#1 (permalink) Old 11-04-2004, 05:26 PM
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my back right tire is rubbing when i take corners fast it seems my right rear fender s lip isnt rolled up any suggestions



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Try rolling the lip and hammer the lower side lip to make clearance, or go for thinner/smaller rubber.

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what size tire u got on those rims?

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Wheel spacers might help, I could be wrong though, in this case...

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Wheel spacers will make your track more wide.. which he doesnt need right now... best thing... take the wheel off... and take a ballpein hammer.. and push the lip.. towards the fender... be very carful... it will take a while.. but it is worth it... that is the only way to make them fit...

Trust me I know.. I am using 265s in the rear right now...

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Wheel spacers will make your track more wide.. which he doesnt need right now... best thing... take the wheel off... and take a ballpein hammer.. and push the lip.. towards the fender... be very carful... it will take a while.. but it is worth it... that is the only way to make them fit...
ok so just the begging of the lip or like the whole fender



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The rear fender is shaped like this... it comes down the outside... then goes straight towards the wheel... for about a quarter of an inch... then heads up in a 45 deg. angle... if you push that 45 deg angle and that quarter inch up against the fender... then you will have about another half inch more space... the whole point of "rolling" your fenders... its well worth it if you are using larger tires...

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