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Old 01-23-2012, 01:59 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post

Could someone explain?
Most likely some part of the directive states "no part of the tyre may be visible from above" or " no part of the tyre may stick out from the body work".

These flaps are positioned where the bodywork toes in vertically and horizontally.
The result is that when seen in plan view, the extreme edges of the tyres could (barely) be visible - so they need covering.
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