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Inner arch modifications? (archive)

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Posted by Darren M on March 08, 2001 at 07:51:38:

Hi guys,
My car is currently in at the dealers having a new fender, inner arch and the plastic inner arch put on the car(due to someone hitting the passenger side fender back in December). I was due to pick up the car this evening but have just had a phone call from the dealers saying that they are having problems with my car. It has 16*8 inch wheels on the front of it but apparently the inner arch has been modified at some point to allow the wheels to fit without rubbing? Ehhhh? I dont think the car has been lowered at all, and I shouldnt think it has spacers or anything on it. The tyres are 225 * 45`s and the car was imported with these tyres already on it.

Anyone know what this is all about? ANy possibly mods done which might require arch modifications?

See pic below - does the front wheel clearance look normal for a car with 16*8 wheels on the front? I always thought things looked a bit *close* inside the wheel arch myself.

Darren M

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