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Re: Rolling an urq fender

Sharp-eyed Mike Del Tergo writes:
> >I looked at the fenders and have tried to estimate what caused the
> damage and how it could be avoided.  It seems to me that if you cut
> several slots in the inner lip, running parallel to the direction 
> of travel of the car,
> Wouldn't you want make the cut perpendicular to the direction of travel 
> of the car, causing the lip to splay into a V when rolled?

Yes, you are correct, Mike.  Thanks for catching my mistake.  I
did indeed mean perpendicular to the direct of travel, rather than
parallel.  Cutting parallel to the direction of travel would not
make much sense at all...you would basically be cutting the inner lip
off in that case.

'85 CGT, '82 urq
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