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Unread 09-12-2001, 06:58 PM   #1
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Im curious in what method incl. tools works best for trimming painted stock fender flares?
any info or pictures would help.

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Unread 09-12-2001, 10:39 PM   #2
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just how much trimming are we talking about ?
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Unread 09-14-2001, 06:48 PM   #3
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minimum amount just to get extra clearance till i add a lift.
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Unread 09-15-2001, 08:26 AM   #4
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I bought a set of TJ flares. Set them up against the fender, marked where the cuts needed to be, then cut along the line using a plasma cutter. Used a grinder to smooth and finish.
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Unread 09-18-2001, 04:36 PM   #5
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A set of extra wide flares may prove better
will also help keep mud from flying in when you have your windows down and or doors off.
I have an 87 wranger with 31x10 on them and they work great with no lift.whith stock the weels stuck out more and i would get showered
with mud.Now less mud on me and more fun.Just one thing to add want help with the splash over so go slow and drive hard.
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Unread 09-18-2001, 06:17 PM   #6
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Honestly, I'd love to run wider flares for just the reason you mention. But I'll be damned if I can keep normal width flares from getting discombobulated in the rocks. Can't imagine what I'd do to extended flares.
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