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killjoy
04-15-2004, 09:46 PM
Has anybody ever seen flares for a s13 coupe for the rear? Like if you can't get any traction in the first 3 gears and the new 275 drag radials you bought just barely rub when you turn corners? I know JIC put 10 inch rims on their s13 fastback and they had some kind of flares. Not sure how they would look on a coupe though/

Jsquared
04-15-2004, 10:25 PM
you mean wide fenders or the rivet-on flares? I've seen both.

Mav1178
04-16-2004, 02:17 AM
http://www.jspec.com/specs1.html

-alex

killjoy
04-16-2004, 01:09 PM
Does anyone know where you can get those flares? Emailed Jspec. Anywhere else?

Jsquared
04-16-2004, 02:31 PM
M-Sport, etc.

BTW those seem to be custom bodywork flares on Jspec's car, what you are referring to is usually called "wide fenders," "flares" usually refers to the rivet-on type as seen on JDM Rice I and II

Mav1178
04-16-2004, 02:51 PM
Does anyone know where you can get those flares? Emailed Jspec. Anywhere else?



Sam has custom rear flares on his S13.

My point? If you want something simple you have to get custom bodywork done. If you want large rear fenders you can get bolt-on rear overfender kits.

-alex

killjoy
04-16-2004, 04:15 PM
And do you know who sells the bolt on over kits?

benevolent
04-16-2004, 06:45 PM
you could try something like this.
http://www.bigben.web1000.com/fenders/inprogress.jpg
i got an additional inch and some change to stuff in some 295/35's. if you're really careful you can do it without tool marks ,but you will almost certainly crack the paint.

Jsquared
04-16-2004, 09:56 PM
And do you know who sells the bolt on over kits?



I already said, M-sports. There are also some like Masa and such (Chargespeed does too IIRC)

Kookz
04-16-2004, 10:13 PM
and the new 275 drag radials you bought just barely rub when you turn corners?

Have you rolled the fenders? Just work them with a baseball bat until they fit, shouldn't take more than an hour if you're being careful.

killjoy
04-16-2004, 10:54 PM
I didn't roll them. I just flat out cut them with a cutoff tool. NOw it is failrly good but still rubs when I turn a corner hard.

killjoy
04-16-2004, 10:55 PM
you could try something like this.
http://www.bigben.web1000.com/fenders/inprogress.jpg
i got an additional inch and some change to stuff in some 295/35's. if you're really careful you can do it without tool marks ,but you will almost certainly crack the paint.



I don't care about the paint as I am getting a piantjob this summer. What is that you used to push them out?

benevolent
04-18-2004, 07:27 PM
10 ton porta-power.you can rent them from equipment rental places pretty cheap, and they come with all kinds of extensions and feet to make it go pretty easy