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Old 01-19-2013, 08:46 PM   #96351
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I removed the fans to make room and slid the heat shield out as one piece. Just wanted to have an intact heat shield around for some reason.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:42 AM   #96352
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i don't have any heat shields anywhere on my car anymore.

i hit 120k this week :)
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:40 AM   #96353
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"Heat shields" whats those??
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:08 AM   #96354
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would 225/50/16 work on my 16x7.....what about if I was slightly lowered, would I rub?
I think you'll rub..especially in turns and decent sized bumps
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:10 PM   #96355
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muffler heat shield...reading pawns me. Get out the tin snips.
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:30 PM   #96356
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yeah every piece of heat shield throughout my exhaust did one thing: rattle.
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:24 PM   #96357
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would 225/50/16 work on my 16x7.....what about if I was slightly lowered, would I rub?
Don't see why that would rub, that's an overall diameter of 24.9 inches which is only .3 inches bigger overall diameter than the 24.6 of the stock svt tires. (215/45R17.)
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:33 PM   #96358
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These are a decent wheel that Tirerack just got for the Foci...

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Old 01-20-2013, 05:13 PM   #96359
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These are a decent wheel that Tirerack just got for the Foci...

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Those really don't look half bad kinda fr500 ish w/smaller spokes.
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:16 PM   #96360
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Don't see why that would rub, that's an overall diameter of 24.9 inches which is only .3 inches bigger overall diameter than the 24.6 of the stock svt tires. (215/45R17.)
Guess it also would depend on how much lower he is too over stock. I think Brent said he gets slight rubbing on sportlines. That's why I was saying I think he'd rub
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