Wheels-Tires Rollin The Fenders, How To?

Discussion in 'SN95 4.6L Mustang Tech' started by TurboNoong, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. TurboNoong

    Founding Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2001
    Messages:
    500
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Anytown USA
    hey guys, I need some help, I did a search for this thread and after going through 197 different threads, I'm still a little lost. I put on a 315X35X17 tire on the back and when I went to wash the car, I saw cuts in the sidewalls, what is the best way to roll the fender in the rear at home? photo 1.JPG photo 2.JPG
     
    #1
  2. bhuff30

    Founding Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2001
    Messages:
    6,021
    Showcase:
    4
    Albums:
    1
    Likes Received:
    28
    Trophy Points:
    89
    Location:
    Olathe KS
    I have heard a baseball bat works pretty well, but have never tried it myself.
    There are specialty tools which mount to the car and have a roller to run around the fender lip.
     
    #2
  3. joshjwc9

    joshjwc9 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2006
    Messages:
    1,105
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    39
    Location:
    Palm Harbor, FL
    I had that problem with running a too thick spacer and the quarter itself had some sharper edges. I used a heat gun to flatten it (very slowly with the heat) and even some snips to remove the larger edges. Now, no more rubbing.
     
    #3
  4. TurboNoong

    Founding Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2001
    Messages:
    500
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Anytown USA
    Brian-Ive heard about the baseball bat too, but whats the method. Wedge and roll?
    Josh, how did you do it? what did you use to pinch it down?
     
    #4
  5. Gtwo

    Gtwo Previously 984.65spd

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2012
    Messages:
    160
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    17
    Location:
    arcadia florida
    Hoping to hear more about this...
     
    #5
  6. usaf_branham

    usaf_branham Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    573
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Location:
    Shaw AFB, SC
    you can get the tool off of ebay for around 200 bucks... roll your fenders and then advertise in craigslist to roll fenders for $50 to $75 a pop... you will make your money back and then some... :nice:
     
    #6
  7. Gtwo

    Gtwo Previously 984.65spd

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2012
    Messages:
    160
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    17
    Location:
    arcadia florida
    Can anyone be more detailed on the bat method...
     
    #7
  8. Noobz347

    Noobz347 Stangnet Facilities Maint Tech... Er... Janitor
    Admin Dude

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 1985
    Messages:
    20,782
    Showcase:
    59
    Albums:
    8
    Likes Received:
    2,732
    Trophy Points:
    174
    Location:
    Box behind Walmart

    Attached Files:

    #8
  9. flstang65

    flstang65 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2007
    Messages:
    1,976
    Likes Received:
    182
    Trophy Points:
    64
    Location:
    Mid Michigan
    I have used the bat method with heat. The heat is used to soften the paint to keep it from chipping and cracking. I have also used the proper tool to do it. From experience doing it with both methods, USE THE TOOL.
     
    #9

Share This Page