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Old 08-31-2012, 06:24 PM   #21
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The guy that did mine recommended I left the "silicone" in.
As you get a cleaner look.
He pulled mine rather than roll though.
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Old 08-31-2012, 06:44 PM   #22
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Mine was left in as well, but I only had a very slight roll/pull.
If I need more space in the future I'll be removing the silicone.
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:29 AM   #23
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Anyone rolled their front fenders before? I know they're semi-rolled from factory, so I'm wondering if there's much point rolling them flatter?

I just got my rear fenders cut & sealed. Lowered the car another ~1cm or so, no rubbing...all good.
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:05 AM   #24
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I've read that they're a PITA to make look right for not much gain...
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:42 AM   #25
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theres hardly anything to cut on the front guards? just rolled that completely flat
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:04 PM   #26
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Can you guys post some pics? I've been looking st a GTR body kit. But I'm a firm believer in not dressing a car to be someting it's not. So I think rolled guardd would suit my M3 a lot better.
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:07 PM   #27
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I had my fronts rolled (they are semi rolled from factory) and left the silicone in. I had the rear fenders/guards cut off, tyre place did it for free when I had my wheels put on. That was in Ozzy Tyres in Canberra. IMHO having the guards cut is a lot better.
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:13 PM   #28
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After rolling my rear fenders, and then eventually cutting them...it's pretty pointless rolling your fenders as you probably only gain a few mm more clearance. You'll get over 10mm more clearance if you cut & seal them over stock. Rolling is safer tho. You gotta get someone who knows what they're doing to cut & seal - also the seal can break over time so I plan to check up on it every few months or so.

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looks neat, but you can achieve that much on a roll aswell. E46 rear guards can be rolled completely flat.
But i agree, cutting the guards would be easier but it does weaken it
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I've read that they're a PITA to make look right for not much gain...
what do u mean PITA to look right?
I'm thinking of DIY'ing it. Gonna buy a roller and heat gun.

For those who have fender rolled before, anything I should be wary of? Do the fronts have that silicon stuff in it like the rears? Also, how hot do I need to heat the metal fender too? Do I need to remove the plastic liner before heating - will it melt? lol
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what do u mean PITA to look right?
I'm thinking of DIY'ing it. Gonna buy a roller and heat gun.

For those who have fender rolled before, anything I should be wary of? Do the fronts have that silicon stuff in it like the rears? Also, how hot do I need to heat the metal fender too? Do I need to remove the plastic liner before heating - will it melt? lol

Fronts dont have the silicon. Theyre pretty flat from factory, so you just got to push it more. You heat it till its just hot enough to make you not want to touch it. You wouldnt need to remove the liner..
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:56 AM   #32
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In case anyone still wants their guards rolled, I paid $150 to get my guards rolled by some company in East Melbourne (West Coast something I think it was) and they did an awful job, I have 19" Staggered wheels with 10" in the back so you can imagine how severe my rubbing was. Then I got PhatGuard Rolling to do them again (off facebook) nice guy came and rolled both my rears at my house for $75 and now I can have 3 adults in the back with no rubbing unless I go over bumps or weight shift hard in a turn which is on the suspension and not the rolling. Highly recommended
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Old 05-22-2013, 02:03 AM   #33
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In case anyone still wants their guards rolled, I paid $150 to get my guards rolled by some company in East Melbourne (West Coast something I think it was) and they did an awful job, I have 19" Staggered wheels with 10" in the back so you can imagine how severe my rubbing was. Then I got PhatGuard Rolling to do them again (off facebook) nice guy came and rolled both my rears at my house for $75 and now I can have 3 adults in the back with no rubbing unless I go over bumps or weight shift hard in a turn which is on the suspension and not the rolling. Highly recommended
Yeah that guy did mine, nothing but props to him, did an awesome job
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