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Old February 26th, 2007, 02:23 PM
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Preferred tool for flare trimming?

My new beadlocks have widened my stance a bit and I now need to trim my flares back, what is the preferred tool for a clean controlled cut?
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Old February 26th, 2007, 02:42 PM
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Randy helped, and by helped I mean he did it, with a saws-all (?sp). It made a clean cut and then we finished it with a box knife to get rid of what small plastic pieces that were left. I am happy with the end product.
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Old February 26th, 2007, 04:13 PM
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Old February 26th, 2007, 08:01 PM
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Old February 26th, 2007, 08:40 PM
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I thought the jigsaw worked well...You just have to keep a firm hold of the flare so it doesnt wiggle back and forth.
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Old February 26th, 2007, 09:33 PM
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Thanks. I trimmed the bottom lip of the flares previously with a pair of snips, I'll just trim away and then clean it up with a sander once they clear. One big plus is my turning radius is great now.
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