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How to stop wind noise around mirror
Well there are two main ways. The first I haven't done. You can slightly grasp a hold on the outside edge of the
mirror and lift up gently. This is supposed to help lift in the trim piece and make better contact.
The way I have help alleviated this problem is by adding some black ground wiring behind the rubber trim. It's not
noticeable, and does work. I would suggest first using 10 gauge. If that doesn't work, try 8 gauge. I would also
recommend using some of the smaller stranded wiring, as it's softer and more pliable. Phoenix Gold, Fausgate, and
Monster Cable should all do fine.
Here is a pic of my little wire invention.
Fender well Shave
Even after finding wheels with a +45mm backspacing I still had a little rubbing going on. To solve this problem. I
had my fenders shaved. A speed shop, Evolution Sports
, in Everett, WA did the work for me. Matt did an excellent
job! He peeled back the old trim, used a die grinder or dremel tool, shaved the top part of the fender, and then tapered
the cut down the sides. He replaced the trim piece with a smaller plastic trim piece.
The result was a very nice looking mod that helped alleviate my rubbing problem in the rear fenders, and still looks good.
Here are some pictures.
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