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Old 09-27-2012, 06:07 PM   #12501
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Yikes! Does it hit? I'd be really careful on bumps and stuff. Small foot

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In the beginning even the smallest bumb would hit, but it doesnt hit anymore I installed what they call rock spacers... I am thinking of either buying 265 tires or using a fender roller to provide the space it needs

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:42 PM   #12502
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:52 PM   #12503
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:58 PM   #12504
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:20 PM   #12505
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:59 PM   #12506
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In the beginning even the smallest bumb would hit, but it doesnt hit anymore I installed what they call rock spacers... I am thinking of either buying 265 tires or using a fender roller to provide the space it needs

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It's still going to rub unless you do something extreme... I've never heard of "rock spacers." You're new to the forums and it seems cars in general, so be careful what you put on your car and who you listen to.

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Old 09-27-2012, 08:00 PM   #12507
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:05 PM   #12508
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I think for you to fit those wheels you are going to have to flare your fenders out a lot. Rock spacers? Rubber spacers that go in between the springs? They are just called rubber spring spacers.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:12 PM   #12509
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I think for you to fit those wheels you are going to have to flare your fenders out a lot. Rock spacers? Rubber spacers that go in between the springs? They are just called rubber spring spacers.
If that's what she's referring to, then those would be called spring pads.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:35 PM   #12510
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If that's what she's referring to, then those would be called spring pads.
You are wrong, I had rubber spring spacers on my car when I had m3 wheels. They are block shaped, you fit it between the coils, not where the spring mounts. They raise the rear end of your car while reducing rubbing.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:48 PM   #12511
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You are wrong, I had rubber spring spacers on my car when I had m3 wheels. They are block shaped, you fit it between the coils, not where the spring mounts. They raise the rear end of your car while reducing rubbing.
That's why I said "if that's what she's referring to" meaning--spring pads. If you're talking about rubber blocks (something totally different), then you're talking something i'm not familiar with--probably the stance teen crowd.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:53 PM   #12512
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That's why I said "if that's what she's referring to" meaning--spring pads. If you're talking about rubber blocks (something totally different), then you're talking something i'm not familiar with--probably the stance teen crowd.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:36 PM   #12513
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It's still going to rub unless you do something extreme... I've never heard of "rock spacers." You're new to the forums and it seems cars in general, so be careful what you put on your car and who you listen to.

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Yeah I know man thanks for the advise... First thing I did was get with all the main maintenance then started adding things...

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Old 09-27-2012, 09:44 PM   #12514
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Yeah I know man thanks for the advise... First thing I did was get with all the main maintenance then started adding things...

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I think you should look for 2 more fronts. Raising the rear of the car isn't really a solution and it's gonna make the car look like sh*t. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:55 PM   #12515
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I think you should look for 2 more fronts. Raising the rear of the car isn't really a solution and it's gonna make the car look like sh*t. Just my 2 cents.
No I know this is just a meanwhile fix but I have always liked that staggered look even on my vette I have 315 on the back and 245 front... I'll probably just go with 255s on the back

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Old 09-27-2012, 10:10 PM   #12516
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Why do you have to be like that lol
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:32 AM   #12517
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What do you mean "all the maintenance?" Just curious what you had done.
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:38 AM   #12518
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What do you mean "all the maintenance?" Just curious what you had done.
Like the transmission flush, oil change, spark plugs, cabin filter, brake fluid, coolant change, thermostat, valve cover gasket, rotors, brake pads. I got the car in June

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Old 09-28-2012, 12:52 AM   #12519
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:57 AM   #12520
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