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Has Anyone Fitted These Arches To A Later Mini?


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#1 bae1994

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 08:24 PM

Will these fit my 93 Sprite? And do they require much tweaking?
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(I tried a search but couldn't find anything on the abs ones)

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 07:39 AM

I have these fitted on my Rover Sprite. I had to cut my front wings to accommodate wider wheels. Depends on the wheels you’re running. I’ve got photos of them on my build thread (I’ve actaully got these on both my minis).

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 07:54 AM

Fitted to mine with no problems.  I just trimmed them down a little where the bend is that meets the seem strip to get a more snug fit.



#4 bae1994

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:40 AM

Ok thank you, so I'll only be running 4.5" or maybe 5" wheels.

 

So do you think these would look odd compared to the standard ones?

 

And do they need to be painted ( I want them black still) 

 

Thanks brad



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Posted 10 June 2018 - 01:04 PM

Hi Brad, I've got 5" wheels and they look better than the standard ones but that's my personal opinion. As for painting, if you want black arches, no need to paint these. I'll try and find a photo of what they look like on mine so you can see then decide.



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Posted 10 June 2018 - 01:16 PM

That would be brilliant if you could, i like the sound of them and will probably give them a go either way to be fair

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 01:32 PM

Hi Brad,

 

Not brilliant photos but will give you an idea.

 

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 02:20 PM

Those pics are ideal cheers for that. I'll definitely be buying some as they look like what I want.


Cheers brad

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 04:34 PM

No probs.

 

Tip: Trial fit them using self tapping screws instead of going straight for the rivet gun. This allows you to see how they fit and easily remove them to trim if/where necessary. Once you're happy with the fit, use the rivets.

 

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