Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Flushing, Michigan
Oh, I see. When I looked at the tire picture, I thought the cut was from the pinch weld, but then when I saw the picture that showed the pinch weld cut down, so then I thought it must be something else. I didn't know you trimmed the pinch weld AFTER there was already cutting on the tire. I assumed you cut it at the time you initially did the install. Now I get it. Sooo,
I don't know how you are going to fix it further if it is still hitting that pinch weld during compression on a right turn. You may have to live with it or change your tires and or wheels.
Edit: You might try hammering down what is left of the pinch weld to bend it over.
What size of tire do you have?
And are you sure it is now hitting the pinch weld? The reason I ask is, I also cut the plastic. And after you cut the plastic, it is no longer as fixed in position as when it was whole. The ends of the plastic can flap a little and get caught by the tire lugs and it sounds bad but isn't really likely to cut the tire. But because there are cuts in the tire already, you might be thinking it is coming from the weld when possibly it is some part of the plastic. Yes/no?
I haven't but some people have used wire ties or other methods to pull the plastic back to gain better clearance. It might be worth a shot.