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Did you work over that sharp little "tab" (for lack of a better word) in the rear half of the wheel well?

It looks as if this could easily slice a tire at full tuck.

I tried to bend it out of the way, but stopped when I heard a slight crack/pop.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Not sure why you heard a crack. It's just a sheet metal joint. Once the liner wore through the joint did slice my tires, I used a ball peen hammer and just pounded it down towards the inside.

Why did you remove the fender well liner in the first place?
 

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Thanks.

I removed it for two reasons. I like the look and for a little more room for travel.
 

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Thanks for the advice, gone2srf.

I worked 'em over today and feel much more comfortable wheeling my rig now.


Thanks again.
 

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Thanks for the advice, gone2srf.

I worked 'em over today and feel much more comfortable wheeling my rig now.


Thanks again.
No worries. :)
 

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I noticed the same sharp looking "tabs" after removing the rear flaps as well. Also looked like a tire hazard to me as well. I took the dremel to it and smothed them out.
 

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The pop u heard was prob. a plastic clip. Theres a few in that area and pop out with a slight pull.
My bushwhacker flares covered that tab and gave me the same clearance as removing the stock flares.
 
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