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how much to cut for clearance #46377 Sep 18, 8:08pm Sep 18, 8:08pm
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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

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46378 Sep 18, 8:31pm Sep 18, 8:31pm
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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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Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46379 Sep 18, 9:17pm Sep 18, 9:17pm
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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.

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46380 Sep 18, 11:18pm Sep 18, 11:18pm
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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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Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46381 Sep 18, 11:18pm Sep 18, 11:18pm
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aka 1" spacers grin


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Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46382 Sep 18, 11:46pm Sep 18, 11:46pm
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ThankZ boss. >:D

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46383 Sep 19, 4:28am Sep 19, 4:28am
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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..

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46384 Sep 19, 4:31am Sep 19, 4:31am
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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.

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46385 Sep 19, 11:36am Sep 19, 11:36am
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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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Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46386 Sep 19, 8:54pm Sep 19, 8:54pm
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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

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46387 Sep 20, 9:52pm Sep 20, 9:52pm
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Hey isaac, U gonna post the pix?

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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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Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: isaac] #46389 Sep 20, 10:02pm Sep 20, 10:02pm
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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

Re: how much to cut for clearance [Re: ev3] #46390 Sep 22, 6:23pm Sep 22, 6:23pm
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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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