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#1 Spazza24

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 08:01 PM

hi i was wondering how to fit my sports pack arches, just some basics and stuff and also just got some 6x12s and wondering if i neeed to do anythink to the body etc.
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Posted 22 July 2008 - 08:12 PM

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 08:49 PM

Get a template from the minispares site and you can't go wrong really. just follow them, drill and cut where they say. you will need to move the petrol tank though and if you have a later model then don't forget to remove the washer bottle from the boot either. I remembered about it the hard way ;) lol

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Posted 23 July 2008 - 05:50 PM

this may be silly buyt why do i have to cut the body work?
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Posted 23 July 2008 - 07:53 PM

If you are running a wheel with a width more than 5" the you will have to trim the front of the wheel arch, just on the front, backs are ok.

As moke has said to fit the arches you will need the templates.

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Posted 23 July 2008 - 08:41 PM

don't worry about the cutting, I used a bog standard jigsaw for mine, then folded the lip into it again with some mole grips, painted the edge and fitted the arch. the arch completely covers it as long as you follow the template

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Posted 23 July 2008 - 09:23 PM

cheers.

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 10:11 AM

ok i have got the templates but what size do i need to print them at, can i do them a4?
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Posted 24 July 2008 - 10:56 AM

yeah, you need to print them off on a4 then tape/glue them altogether where they say. you can't go wrong :D

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 10:57 AM

wicked thanks :D

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 09:33 PM

another question will i need the strenghtening strips?

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 03:56 PM

Wouldnt bother with the templates. I printed a set off this morning, cut them out, stuck them together, stuck them on the car, offered the arch up and the holes were quite a way out.

So I binned them and instead...

Place the arch on the car, draw around with marker pen. Take arch away and then mark on top where the holes are. Place back on and mark on the wing, on the line you just drew, where the holes are.

I then measured down 5mm from each mark and drilled small pilot holes. Placed the arch back on to make sure they lined up then removed and drilled full sized hole.

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 02:24 PM

Iv searched around for the minispares template, and i can't find it now, but i saw it a few months ago! Anyone got a link?

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James

EDIT:
Just opened my eyes and found the templates needed!haha

Edited by james105, 07 September 2008 - 02:31 PM.





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