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Old 07-12-2007, 08:02 PM   #1
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Rubbing problems.. suggestions please

Put on the 15mm spacers today, lots of rubbing in the rear so I did a bit of fender rolling the old fashion way. My car is not that low but my springs are on the soft side (H&R Sports -1.3F&R) and its actually rubbing above the flair on the q-panel. Ive seen some pretty dumped e30's so I know there is a way around this.

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Old 07-13-2007, 08:26 AM   #2
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Uhm, is there a question? And what offset are the wheels to begin with?
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Old 07-13-2007, 12:18 PM   #3
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Either Im going to roll the fenders more or take the spacers off.. I was just wondering what all the guys with wide wheels and low cars do for clearance..

The wheels are 15x8 32 offset.

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Old 07-13-2007, 10:38 PM   #4
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Friend of mine has a fender roller and we rolled my rear fenders today, got most of the rubbing gone. It only rubs under hard corner acceleration..
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Old 07-14-2007, 12:31 AM   #5
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try a 10mm spacer then you would be around et22 instead of et17
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try a 10mm spacer then you would be around et22 instead of et17
That was going to be my reply since you now posted what we needed to know. 8/10/12mm spacers. not 15.
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Old 07-14-2007, 11:18 AM   #7
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Yes but none of those keep the wheel hub centric, the rubbibg is problem is pretty much fixed and the wheels look even better front and back.

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If you use an 8 mm spacer, the hub should still extend through it.
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205/50 tires will help. I know where you're talking about.

I pulled out that part of the fender a little too. Using the bulkiness of the wheel on the roller, I just put it against the fender and rolled it out even more.

Ask a buddy about pulling the fender vs rolling the fender.

Of course, don't pull the fender if you are worried about making the fenders look slightly different.
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205/50 tires will help.
My suggestion as well.
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Old 07-14-2007, 01:59 PM   #11
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205/50 tires will help. I know where you're talking about.

I pulled out that part of the fender a little too. Using the bulkiness of the wheel on the roller, I just put it against the fender and rolled it out even more.

Ask a buddy about pulling the fender vs rolling the fender.

Of course, don't pull the fender if you are worried about making the fenders look slightly different.
Thanks, I had the idea but didnt know if it would work. I'll give it a shot if it is still rubbing up there, for now it's pretty good.

as for 205's, naa I really like how the 215's look.. I also just paid $$$ for these dunlop sport 5000's.
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