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Anyone ever roll and pull the fenders on a GT? Might do it to mine in April at an event. I've seen it done to lots of VWs but never to a really curvy car.

Thanks for any opinions pos or neg about it.

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My fender lips are rolled so that wider tires will not get cut on turns. The lip was cut in several places and bent upwards, then the now larger cuts were welded closed. However, I have read that people have used a baseball bat to pry the lip up. That seems like it could cause the fender to be bent in addition to the lip. Here is a site about renting a tool.
http://www.robsaudiworld.com/fender.htm
 

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I'd be using a similar tool to the one he rents. Just didn't know if it was a problem with the shape of the car or anything. I never thought about cutting it to let the metal bend more. Just have heard a heat gun is necessary to keep the paint chipping/cracking down.
 

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The other option which I did do, is put an Isuzzu Impulse rear end under my GT, which is 4 " wider that the stock GT. Plus you get 3.90 gears and rear disc brakes. Now I am working on a front suspension to get the same track width as the rear, which will have coil springs instead of the transverse spring as the GT. Now one can put the Kadett 'C' front suspension under a GT with only minor modifications which will 3/4" wider than the GT front suspension, also am considering the Impulse front suspension which can provide power steering for the GT.
This is definetly safer than spacers. But again it is just a thought.
 
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