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Old 11-26-2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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hi i am in the process of looking for new rims for my 04 wrx wagon, and i have found some good rota g-forces that are 17x8 and i just want to make sure they will fit fine. i just got off the phone with jlb motorsports and they said they might rub in the back. can someone help me out with what i would have to do or if they will be ok?

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Old 11-26-2008, 08:00 PM   #2
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It will completely depend on your offset, tire size and alignment specs. If you have a normal setup (+48 and 225 width tires) there is a chance that you will rub in the rear. You would have to take out the plastic liner on the lip of the fender and at most roll the fender a tiny bit. It would probably be fine, but there's only 1 way of telling.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:36 PM   #3
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ok so even if there is a rub i can easily fix that right?

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If you remove the trim and roll the fenders well, you'll gain 8mm of clearance in the rear.
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:38 AM   #5
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If you remove the trim and roll the fenders well, you'll gain 8mm of clearance in the rear.
sweet is there a write up on how to do this?

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sweet is there a write up on how to do this?

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Yes there is:
http://www.rollyourfender.com
Rolling the rear fenders is pretty easy. Just make sure your take your time and use plenty of heat.
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