Rolling Rear Fender Lips a Good Idea?

Discussion in 'Tips 'n' Tricks Topic' started by gordonquixote, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. indyjps

    indyjps New Member

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    Ill be doing mine soon. I replaced the outer wheelhouses with the quarters on - I know the condition of the lip, and the car is in primer. Not much risk there.

    Seam sealer on the 2 edges is a good idea. Not many of our vehicles get driven in mud / slop anymore. Part of your annual detailing plan should be to shove a long flex air nozzle into the quarters to blow out anything you can.
     
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    badazz81z28 Veteran Member

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    If the car is in body work stage...I would not roll them. I would cut the metal and weld in a rod. Last think you really want is folded metal in the wheel well.
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Wonder what the OP of this thread is doing these days? Haven't seen Gordo for a while.
     
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    SPG Bumblebee Builder

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    my wheel wells came pre-rolled and cut
    Do you have pictures on your car with this? because I might as well do it now that my car is on the side
     
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    Robert stuart Bell Rsb78LT

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    Wow, wish I found this thread sooner.
    I did a partial roll on my 78's beat up original rear quarters to stop it from chewing up my tires, I went and bought a roller for $140 about 5 or 6 years ago from a local store (KMS tools).
    I cut the lip down to about a half inch and rolled it up just enough to be pointing away from the tire.
    Now it fits almost anything without chewing the sidewall and can still be cleaned out
     

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