Trimming inner wheel well for 33s on 10x15" wheels

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Arron Gonzales

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Looking for some ideas on the best way to trim the inner fender to increase turning radius without having my tire scrapping the back of the wheel fender. Figured I would have to remove the nerf bar but would like to keep it if possible. What tool is best Sawsall, angle grinder with cutting wheel? Any ideas? Other threads describing the process?

Currently running 5" of total lift 3" body lift 2" TT and 2" shackles in the rear. 33x12.5x15 Dick Cepek trail country, 10x15 pro comp 69 series with 2" spacers. I have attached photos to see where it is hitting.
 

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Fire

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I cut back the back of the fender on mine. I removed the plastic trim, then took a sawzall and a heavy hammer to pound the metal back to get more clearance.
Then I reinstalled the plastic trim and used a heat gun to soften it and have it bend back further to match the metal clearance underneath.
 

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i would think you should clear with spacers, i do not run spacers as wheels had off set, the cheap nerfs i have did rub when turning and hitting ruts but i was able to persuade them to move back a little, having another pair sliders made. i am running same size tires on 20s, i like what fire did with heat gun,
 

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