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post #1 of 9 Old 07-10-2009, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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cutting up the fenders

Im lifting my jeep and trimming front and rear bumpers to fit 33's. does anyone have any pics to go off of? or any suggestions on what to cut with? any help would be great!

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post #2 of 9 Old 07-10-2009, 03:45 PM
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How much are you lifting it? You might not have to trim metal depending on lift height, just plastic and the correct length bumpstops.

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post #3 of 9 Old 07-11-2009, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
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Okay i want to see some pictures of cut fenders! anyone out there got any?

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post #4 of 9 Old 07-11-2009, 10:47 PM
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a lot of people do including me . Cutting off the fenders is the easy part; the hard part is making fender wells so all that crap doesn't go everywhere. I cut up an old washer and used the sheet metal to make mine. But then again mine is the "cheap jeep".

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post #5 of 9 Old 07-12-2009, 11:53 AM
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^^^ I also used some sheet metal to form new liners.

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post #7 of 9 Old 07-12-2009, 01:04 PM
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I got 33's with 3 inch of lift. It was hackfest 2009 tho~
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post #9 of 9 Old 07-12-2009, 03:53 PM
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Look here for some pics of my cut flares, and install of iceland fender flares. I only have 3.5" lift and fitting 33's
http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/n..._2008/buildup/

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