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Wheel Arch

PostPost by: nmauduit » Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:14 pm

Bud English wrote:I think that if the wheel and tire on the blue car (on jack stands out perhaps) were at the same point in suspension travel as the red car, the fender clearance would be about the same. Look where the hub is in both photos. I doubt that there is anything out of sorts with the OP's car.


I'm not sure, photos are not the most precise ways of making diagnosis... the blue car certainly calls for a careful check imho.

but I have seen cars where clearly the wheel arches were significantly altered, both in "length" and shape, by a hasty grafting of a repair panel.
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