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Old 03-17-2017, 02:05 PM   #1
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Tire rubbing seam

I have getting some rubbing on the right tire when turning right. I thought it was hitting the fender flares but turns out its hitting the seam at the bottom of the fender (see pic). It's starting to cut in the tire.
I am planning on just grinding/cutting a little bit off to clear the tire.
Any reason I shouldn't do this?
I put a red box around the area I'm talking about grinding or cutting.
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Old 03-17-2017, 02:09 PM   #2
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No problem. Just make sure to seal the cut so it doesn't rust. If that doesn't work you can go more extreme:

http://www.sportsmobileforum.com/for...ers-18043.html

Also, since it's only happening on one side.. I'd check suspension components, make sure everything is in good condition.
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Old 03-17-2017, 02:47 PM   #3
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Yup. Grind away or adjust with a BFH.
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I vote for BFH.
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Truth be told, after I do my cutting and welding, I do adjust the seam with an 'engineer's hammer'.
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Old 03-20-2017, 12:09 PM   #6
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I got after it with a grinder yesterday, cut a little off, I think it will need some fine tuning today with a hammer.
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Old 03-21-2017, 02:45 PM   #7
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Put a spacer on your radius arm to push your front tire forward. Sometimes you can gain 1/2 " doing that.... Or use a hammer to your body....HEHEHEHE

Or get our radius arms and move it forward more... All just ideas, have fun.
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