Originally Posted by Z K
The wheel and tire fully fits under the fender when compressed. It just hits the fender liner where I described. I don't think the tire hitting the fender is a problem in my case. I am mainly worried about that bolt. If I trim the fender liner and it hits the bolt that'll really screw up the tire.
You might be surprised... Place some blue painters tape in both areas and take the car for a drive to confirm. I went through the same process and learned that it was hitting the fender (in the front towards the door).