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Unread 05-16-2011, 12:06 PM   #1
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Request: Pics of XJs with fenders cut, but with flairs

I am going to have to cut my fenders soon, i even had to bumpstop my 31s, and 33s will be here in no time. What r u guys doing for flairs? Any pics? Sometimes i think it looks OK just cut, other times i think it needs flairs. Edit: and i don't want to spend $300+ on some bushwackers or similar

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Unread 05-16-2011, 12:32 PM   #2
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Cut to the place the stock flare covered, with YJ flares.
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Unread 05-16-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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not sure i like the gap in the front between the bumper and flair, back looks good though. is that a YJ flair in the rear?
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Unread 05-16-2011, 01:14 PM   #4
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not sure i like the gap in the front between the bumper and flair, back looks good though. is that a YJ flair in the rear?
Stock and uncut
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Unread 05-16-2011, 03:18 PM   #5
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Stock and uncut
gotcha, thanks for the pics
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Unread 05-16-2011, 04:05 PM   #6
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I cut my front fenders from the side markers straight to flares. and then i used some rust corrision stuff on the cut metal and cover it with black door trim.




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Unread 05-17-2011, 06:12 AM   #7
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did you trim the front fenders for clearance? Have any shots further away?
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Unread 05-17-2011, 10:55 AM   #8
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I trimmed the front fenders for my 1997-2001 winch bumper i wanted on my jeep I also did it to later go up with bigger tires right now i am at 2-3" lift on 215/75/15 going to go up to a 31x10.50 or 32x11.50. I dont have any far out pictures yet but i can get and post it up soon for you.
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Unread 05-17-2011, 02:42 PM   #9
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here you go man.





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Unread 05-18-2011, 07:11 AM   #10
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looks good. i was specifically trying to see pics where it was trimmed to fit larger tires, and then using some sort of fender
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Unread 05-18-2011, 08:32 AM   #11
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ppl take off flares and trim up the wheel wells for the front and the back is cut and fold method. I cutted to the side marker and used door trim to finish up neatly.
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