Wheels-Tires Rollin The Fenders, How To?

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  1. TurboNoong

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    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
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    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.
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    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.
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    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?
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    Hoping to hear more about this...
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    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:
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    Can anyone be more detailed on the bat method...
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    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.
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