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Tip on how to stop your rims from getting gutter rash

ascottaudio

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This is a very simple thing..but from the amount of second hand late model wheels I have seen..with scraps all over them for sale...then I think I should remind some drivers how to keep from making your "2 thousand dollar plus"..wheels from selling on ebay for fifty bucks or so...the secret is.....USE YOUR LEFT HAND MIRROR WHEN YOU PARK!...so you dont hit/scrap the gutter...just lower the mirror (you do need a mirror that you can ajust from in the car)..so you can see the curb...and...bingo..you can park nice and close to the curb without making a mess of your brand new 22"'s that are worth more than the whole car... unless you have some form of esp..then this is the only method I know.. that will ensure perfect rims..year after year..like any good habit..do it a few times and it is easy...return the mirror back to its normal position after you park..and your ready to go..when you come back to the car..

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My missus could do with this info on her previous cars, but at least now she has a 4WD so she just drives up on the curb

Dazz
 

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I have one of those little blind-spot mirrors on my left mirror, that way I can see the gutters without having to adjust. : D
 

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ive found two methods to help prevent gutter rash....

1. dont let you missus drive your car

2. dont let mates drive your car.

pretty much worked for me........
 

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Statesman auto lowering left mirror FTW!
 

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Heres a better thought, know how wide your car is?

I've never had a problem (well, i made the mistake of will's #2, lent rims to a mate, came back gutter rashed)
 

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on my last BMW when you put the car in reverse the left mirror lowerd automatic.
now thats thinking ......
 

DanVN

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on my last BMW when you put the car in reverse the left mirror lowerd automatic.
now thats thinking ......
Holdens do it too ... my stato does it was a standard feature for Caprices from WH up as far as im aware
:p
 

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on my last BMW when you put the car in reverse the left mirror lowerd automatic.
now thats thinking ......
Money can buy you a BMW, but money can't buy you driving talent!:p
 
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