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Trimmed Rear Wheel Well

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The trimmed rear wheelwells allow the rearward-pushed XJ axle and oversized tires to cleanly tuck up into the fender while maximizing our rear approach angle with the YJ leaf springs. We neglected to add any bumpstops. Though not a problem on this wheeling trip, if we were carrying more weight it could be an issue. We’ll have to address that in the future.