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Old 10-25-2001, 03:24   #1 (permalink)
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xr8 sprint eyebrows

xr8 sprint eyebrows, can anyone explain what they actually are?
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Old 10-25-2001, 05:13   #2 (permalink)
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Can i take a punt and assume you are talking about the very small flares on the front edge of the front guards only about 200mm long and not very wide. They would look like an eyebrow when not attatched to the car.
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Old 10-25-2001, 07:55   #3 (permalink)
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Thumbs up the good oil on this

so it goes like this

tony (he maybe wrong to)
claims these are an ADR spec` dew to the wider wheels on the XR models protruding from the guards

he might be right
i thought they were mudflaps in the wrong spot or the boys at tickford had some plastic left over lol
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It may be due to ADR (I think it is) as I believe the wheels must be fully within the line of the guards within a certain steering angle.

However, I think it has more to do with the ride height. As you turn the wheels and go through a large bump the tyres can contact the guard lip. This can cause cuts and more often than not will cause the guard to be damaged. I've seen some cop cars with guards bent at that exact spot - probably from this problem. By having the 'flare' or 'eyebrow' (?) the tyre is kept from snagging on the guard.
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Spot on AP

removed same from my xr, and within the week i hag bent guards!! Grrrrr
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How do the flares stop the tyre from hitting the guard?

isnt the "eyebrow" flare just stuck onto the guard?
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How do the flares stop the tyre from hitting the guard?

isnt the "eyebrow" flare just stuck onto the guard?
I was referrin gto AU assuming it was the same. I guess I've gotten this thing sidetracked......
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not busy enough ...........

pete you need your car back to keep you out of trouble lol

whens the big event ?????? i want to come and see the rocket fly
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pete you need your car back to keep you out of trouble lol

whens the big event ?????? i want to come and see the rocket fly
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Re: the good oil on this

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so it goes like this

tony (he maybe wrong to)
claims these are an ADR spec` dew to the wider wheels on the XR models protruding from the guards

he might be right
i thought they were mudflaps in the wrong spot or the boys at tickford had some plastic left over lol
Wouldn't doubt it at all, my car has em also, along with the Factory 8" rims. I wondered what they were for when I got the car!
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