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Unread 02-14-2011, 12:08 AM   #1
CreOli
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TJ Flares

Well i finally got my tj flares done a few days ago so i thought i would post up a couple pics

Cuttin the front fender



Back wells cut... See where I use to rub




The tj flares were all sun faded so i took a heat gun to them
Before...



Halfway...


Done...



Rear installed... Not done with the heat gun yet... 33s look a little more comfortable in there




All finished pretty simple mod and love the way it looks...





Thanks for looking let me know what you think ... LONG LIVE THE YJ

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Unread 02-14-2011, 05:11 AM   #2
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looks good! im trying to find a rear set of tj flairs and do tube fenders up front
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Unread 02-14-2011, 06:08 AM   #3
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Looks like you took your time and did a great job.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 11:32 AM   #4
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thanks guys i did take my time took me about a week but 3 of the days i didnt work on it because it was around -12 degrees and the garage was too cold to work outside the heaters did nothing to help
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Unread 02-14-2011, 01:08 PM   #5
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dumb question..why put the tj flares on, clearance?
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Unread 02-14-2011, 01:10 PM   #6
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clearance?
Exactly, it adds some clearance to the front and a LOT to the rear.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 01:11 PM   #7
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TJ flares are a great way to keep a stock look and allow more room. they are about 2-3 inchs higher in the read and i think 1-2 inchs in the front. they allow you to run a bigger tire without doing something that some would concider overboard like tube fenders. that and they are cheap.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 01:13 PM   #8
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Thanks I guess tj flares are on my list now. Definitely cheaper then getting rear tubes.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 01:52 PM   #9
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I use to rub my rear well with my 33s at full flex no fender flares on . Now that the tj flares are on and i cut out the spots that had to be cut , at full flex dont come close to rubbing . Same with the front too. Plus i like the way they look . Def a cheaper alternative to doing the tubes .
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