Styling Wheel Arches

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Styling Wheel Arches

Ev0

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I have just gone from 14" wheels to 17" alloys on my MK2 punto. The problem is now the type is catching the wheel arches. Any idea's on what I can do?
 
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Ev0

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I already have low profiles on but till rubbing mostley when I turn left?
 
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The tyres themselves are probably the wrong profile, you might need a narrower fitting tyre, or you might need to fit spacers etc if you havent already.

go to the punto section and have a search, mention what size tyre you currently have and other tyre sizes may be offered that might help with the complaint

If you are lowered also or carry a lot of weight then this wont be helping matters either
 
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richie.guy

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What size tyres?
What offset?
Where do they catch - inner or outer arch?
 
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Ev0

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They are catching on the inside and the tyre size is 205/40/ 17. My dads mate said he might be able to cut the inside of the arch out or something like that.

I havent fitted spaces or anything. Not sure on offset either sorry, my dads a parts manager for citreon and gets the mechanics to sort my car for me.
 

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If it's catching on the inside spacers will more than likely resolve the issue.

The ET must be too high. It'll be stamped on the rim somewhere.
 
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