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Old July 12th 2010, 00:00
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Which fender flares are those.. are they generic, or miata?

Let me know, I have been wanting to do the same, as a way to get around not buying flared fenders.. I thought no one had gone down that road yet..

Any info appreciated
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Hi Alex, they are universal fender flares I bought on Ebay. I think the set I got was made for Datsun 240Z and it was shipped from Thailand. I think there are many vendors selling the same or similar things in the US too. Just search on Ebay "universal fender flares Datsun" or "240Z".
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Old July 12th 2010, 01:35
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TIm,

Which fender flares are those.. are they generic, or miata?

Let me know, I have been wanting to do the same, as a way to get around not buying flared fenders.. I thought no one had gone down that road yet..

Any info appreciated
Alex
Hi Alex, they are universal fender flares I bought on Ebay. I think the set I got was made for Datsun 240Z and it was shipped from Thailand. I think there are many vendors selling the same or similar things in the US too. Just search on Ebay "universal fender flares Datsun" or "240Z".
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Old July 12th 2010, 09:58
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Tim,

Thanks, they look like they fit quite well the arches of the beetle.. are they fiberglass or plastic?

Thanks for the info..
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Old August 5th 2018, 23:53
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Hey,
Did anyone have trouble with the spring plates not sitting on the droop stop?
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Old August 7th 2018, 03:10
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did you give the chassis a clearance grind for the head of the adjusting bolt?
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Old August 8th 2018, 10:39
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Hey Steve,

I didn't.

Just that hole is enough to clearance the area?
Will I still be able to use the adjusters for alignment purposes?
Does this require a specific spring plate cover? I've got a 1970 with dual blades on the spring plate, and another person said I need to use the later versions without the spacers on the back so it will suck the Porsche springplate in tighter.
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Old August 9th 2018, 02:32
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The big nut will drag on the chassis if you dont grind some metal away

You can still get to the toe and camber adjusters, the big nut is hard to turn because the chassis blocks it, I found a thin (36mm I think) spanner on eBay for a clutch fan I think

I used cut down 944 alloy ones on my car with Beetle inner rubbers and 944 urethane outers

you see my 944 outer cover in this photo
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Old August 13th 2018, 22:08
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I take it that everything lines up properly and all works fine like that eh?

Would running non Porsche covers work?
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