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Sep 18, 9:08pm - #46377 
how much to cut for clearance

i've decided to mold on some BRS flares and i just spoke to my tyre dude whos gonna hook me up with some 19s. Obviously im gonna need really wide rims to fill up the new guards/fenders. Problem is he thinks that i will have to cut my guards/fenders to allow for clearance of the new rims. i guess these make sense since my new rims will probably stick out like 2-3 inches past the present fenders.

so my question is how much of my fender do your think i will need to cut off? i was looking at the shape of my fender and the way i figure it, i will only have to but the top half of the fenders and not the 'sides' of them since there is no clearance issues with there. i hope this is the case coz its the 'sides' of the fender that hold the bolts to my bodykit. Any ideas ppl? confused confused

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Sep 18, 9:31pm - #46378 
paypal $160USD to orders@everythingcelica.com and Ill send you them for $160 SHIPPED via air mail to austrialia thumbsup

also - look into adding 1" spacers... then you can use just about any 19" wheels you want thumbsup

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Sep 18, 10:17pm - #46379 
Do U need spacers or just really wide wheels/tires or all three to get a show car look or can you just not mess with spacers at all and have the fenders going? Cuz I was actually looking into getting them myself.

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Sep 19, 12:18am - #46380 
tomorrow... I will show you some photos of what a celica looks like with the fender flairs, without wheel adaptors.

I will also who you some photos of the wheels adaptors thumbsup


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Sep 19, 12:18am - #46381 
aka 1" spacers grin


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Sep 19, 12:46am - #46382 
ThankZ boss. >:D

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Sep 19, 5:28am - #46383 
thanks heaps isaac! but some dude just sold me his and i ended up paying $175 for them shipped coz i hadnt heard from you in awhile...NOOOOO!!!!! but i really appreciate you going out of your way to help me out! thumbsup

But actually my question was about the fenders...basically how much metal needs to get cut away to give allowance when the car tilts( during turns ) apparently if you dont and the wheel hits the fender at high speeds, the fender can buckle or the tyre gets stuffed..

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Sep 19, 5:31am - #46384 
sighh...the more i think about it, the more annoyed i am at myself! why did i not wait!! argghh.. i would defintely have prfered to have gone thru ecelica... damn i suck.

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Sep 19, 12:36pm - #46385 
hold the flairs up to your car... dray a greese-line around the on the fender wall, under the flairs... now you have the line of how much to cut smile

another good way would be to check the size of your new wheels and the size of your drop... and then cut acordingly thumbsup


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Sep 19, 9:54pm - #46386 
hmmm...cool. looks like that will have to be the wai i go about this.

anyways, isaac did you manage to find those pictures of the flares with and without the wheel adaptors/spacers? would relaly like to have a lok as well! thanks for oyur help! thumbsup

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Sep 20, 10:52pm - #46387 
Hey isaac, U gonna post the pix?

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Sep 20, 10:54pm - #46388 
i was dealing with photos for the 350Z all afternoon friday and totally fergot to take the photos on the celica... Ill prolly just have some better shots taken of the fender flairs held up to the car, as they should look after installation

spent all afternoon today working on HID install... will do the celica stuff on sunday and monday thumbsup


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Sep 20, 11:02pm - #46389 
Originally Posted by isaac
i was dealing with photos for the 350Z all afternoon friday and totally fergot to take the photos on the celica... Ill prolly just have some better shots taken of the fender flairs held up to the car, as they should look after installation

spent all afternoon today working on HID install... will do the celica stuff on sunday and monday thumbsup


Thanks, man. Forgot how freaking busy you r. >:P

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Sep 22, 7:23pm - #46390 
hmmmm...if i get really wide tyres...will it actually not look as nice as having spacers?? confused i woulda thought it would like nicer!?

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