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Unread 09-02-2012, 12:56 AM   #1
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Tube fenders kiwi style

Hi all,

Heres some what mid way through making my tube fenders (Sorry I didnt get any photos of me taking the front apart or making them).

Trying to make them similar to Genright ones but with but more flare.


















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Unread 09-02-2012, 06:16 PM   #2
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Both sides all tacked up ready to be plated in now.

















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Unread 09-06-2012, 11:03 AM   #3
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What size tubing are you using? looks great so far
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Unread 09-06-2012, 11:06 AM   #4
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great work!! your tube fender are 4.5" or 6" and what size of tire you are running (33 or 35)
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Unread 09-06-2012, 11:12 PM   #5
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Its 1 1/2" tubing and it ended up being about 8" flare just covers the tyre. tyres are 33".
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Unread 09-06-2012, 11:19 PM   #6
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Can i suggest putting a Tube or two in the rear to help brace the load against firewall? I was reading up on some builds and one of them a guy made his fenders like you have done and rubbed some rocks with it and bent one side of firewall back a bit. Just triangulate a couple pieces behind the sheet in the rear.

Looks awesome. Wish my xj was done so I could start the yj!
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Unread 09-07-2012, 07:57 PM   #7
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Got some more work done on them getting closer now.












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Unread 09-07-2012, 08:05 PM   #8
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Lookin good
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Unread 09-07-2012, 08:48 PM   #9
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I like the wide look of it all. Time to start the rears!
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Unread 09-08-2012, 06:16 PM   #10
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Removed one of the guards to start welding but run out of gas about 10 mins into it. So ill have wait till tomorrow to weld it.














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Unread 09-08-2012, 07:00 PM   #11
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Looks great man
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Unread 09-08-2012, 08:22 PM   #12
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Looks good man!
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Unread 09-18-2012, 07:41 PM   #13
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Looks Awesome mate!! Nice Renegade decal, I need to get a Jeep bonnet prop here in Vermont like yours, Classic!! Also, garage clutter is world wide I see, just like the Jeep -Virus.
Where do you go trail riding in NZ?
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Unread 09-18-2012, 11:01 PM   #14
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Looks Awesome mate!! Nice Renegade decal, I need to get a Jeep bonnet prop here in Vermont like yours, Classic!! Also, garage clutter is world wide I see, just like the Jeep -Virus.
Where do you go trail riding in NZ?
Hey,
After years of research the jeep bonnet prop will be going into production next year lol.

Yea needs a tidy up but ill do it later lol.

Go 4wheeling mainly in forests or on beaches in the dunes.

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Unread 09-23-2012, 10:37 PM   #15
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All primed up ready for top coat.

















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