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Drummajor 28th February 2020 06:43

Inner wheel arch
 
Would there be an issue if I cut out part of the inner rear wheel arch on my MX5 ?
Are they structural ? Im still getting a rub and I want to lower it further .

kon 28th February 2020 08:31

That might be a question already answered on the MX owners forums. Gotta be a lot of slammed MX's on there who've had to tub the rears. I'd be interested to hear the answer tho, as mine has now started to rub too, but I think that might be because the extra leverage and weight of the 17s I put on it has caused damage. What size wheels are you running?

Drummajor 28th February 2020 09:14

I’m 19 stone ! But it rubs on the passenger side .
I’m running 16 inch wheels with 225 50 tyres , so may get some smaller profile tyres and see if that helps

Lucky@LeMans 28th February 2020 15:09

Depends how bad the rubbing is. If its just very slight and only happens once in a while you could simply give it a slight "adjustment" with a lump hammer. 1/2" of extra clearance might be all it needs.

Drummajor 28th February 2020 16:29

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lucky@LeMans (Post 103579)
Depends how bad the rubbing is. If its just very slight and only happens once in a while you could simply give it a slight "adjustment" with a lump hammer. 1/2" of extra clearance might be all it needs.

I have done so much adjustment with my hammer , I need to try a different approach .
Going to try the tyres with a smaller profile . Fingers crossed

Drummajor 29th February 2020 17:20

An entire afternoon of hammering , banging and cutting . Hopefully sorted the wheel rub.


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