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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-16-2012, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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Melt Mod

Everyone says its easy but there's not really a set place on how to do it I searched the forum. So can anyone give me a easy step by step on how to do it? And what it requires to do it?
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Just so happens there is a how-to forum.

How-to: 'MELT MOD' or Making 285/75/16 Tire's Fit

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Yeah but seriously its easy - take a heat gun and push back anything the tires look like they're going to rub on. I cut my mud flaps in half to accommodate the 33's also. Not incredibly hard. Just try not to actually melt your wheel well like I did. :/
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I did it this weekend to mine....the how-to above was right on.

I used a heat gun and a large rubber mallet to push the plastic in. It worked really well....I used a mallet because I wanted something that didn't have sharp edges that could pontenially rip through the plastic once it's soften up.

It took about 10-15 minutes to do it. I can snap a pic if you think it would be helpful.

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