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    What can I do about my rear arches?

    Looks like the wheels have bent them out from being so low and them catching? Also some surface rust :\ Looks gash, any ideas what I can do?



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    Youll need to treat that bare metal to stop it rusting and moving around the arch. To stop them catching you will have to get them rolled (like mine) i think DaveCoupe is about to buy a kit that you could rent from him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Clark View Post
    Youll need to treat that bare metal to stop it rusting and moving around the arch. To stop them catching you will have to get them rolled (like mine) i think Coupepaul is about to buy a kit that you could rent from him
    Rolled? I do it myself? :\ Confused much
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    Yeah it is simple to do yourself if you have the right tool (which is what Dave is buying and costs a small fortune)

    Or if your not confident about doing it yourself you can get it done for you, i think there is a mobile service nocking about but its pricey, like £80 for 2 arches. :O

    If your not sure what arch rolling is then there are loads of videos on youtube

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    Arch rolling then get it resprayed/blended, got mine rolled friday and it caused more damage(but to be expected)
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    Quote Originally Posted by iansimms2004 View Post
    Arch rolling then get it resprayed/blended, got mine rolled friday and it caused more damage(but to be expected)
    It shouldn't have caused damage if the paint was heated properly to make it more malleable. Mine hasnt cause any damage.

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    Yeh, archenemy are nationwide, i got quoted £90 for two rears getting rolled. Shopped around locally and found another place that did it and it only cost £40. Prolly not as good a job but noone can see it when its rolled out the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Clark View Post
    It shouldn't have caused damage if the paint was heated properly to make it more malleable. Mine hasnt cause any damage.

    Yeah they heated it but there was already corrosion and paint flaking. It wasn't loads worse than it was before, just a little more paint flaked off.
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