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Unread 02-28-2010, 08:55 PM   #16
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grossssssssss.

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Unread 03-01-2010, 06:58 PM   #17
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I feel bad knocking other people's stuff....but you did ask so: I think you should take them off immediately. Sorry braaaah, it's just not good at all.
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Unread 03-01-2010, 07:18 PM   #18
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To be honest, it looks hideous.

However, I think you might make it look OK if you put it over the top of your stock flares so that it looks like one flare, instead of two.

Might we worth a try.
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Unread 03-01-2010, 07:21 PM   #19
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Another thing you could do is buy some Omix Ada flares. They look just like my Warn flares, but cost a fraction as much.

The Omix Ada flares are plastic, not poly, and so are not all that tough, but they only cost around $200 or less for 4 of them. So if they lasted 5 years, you'd have more than got your money back from them.

They look good, IMO.

Rugged Ridge sells Omix Ada, or maybe the other way around. The two companies are related. One owns the other, or both are owned by a third.

There might also be other places that sell Omix Ada too.
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Unread 03-02-2010, 05:49 AM   #20
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I have always stayed quiet on this forum, so nice to meet everyone ^_^

but honestly from a value standpoint, i think this looks terrible, so terrible i had to find my login and post .
However, how about, since we all love a cheap fix, (and yes im 100% serious because i believe this MUST be an improvement on your work) why dont you find some heavy tread cool lookin old truck tires that are just rotting in a pit in the woods somewhere, chop the tread off real nice and try to fasten that on top to hide these atrocities.
I think that might be really cool (at least in comparison,) certainly unique, and super cheap Im not trying to bash you and i did my best to offer a unique solution here, but please listen to your fellow jeepers, change this somehow. Hmm, in keeping with the budget of almost zero (-$7), maybe you can wrap the tread around a reinforced yard hose holder or cut up steel barrel or something...

Or perhaps you can find an old clawfoot or lions head chair for free on craigslist in an arch sort of shape and rip the arms off that, itd give a whole new meaning to "Pirate 4x4" :P

Maybe this would be more to your liking, resources available to anyone and everyone! I haven't researched the subject much, but try this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOa1kHEiIpg (start video at 4 minutes to skip talk) thats right, cardboard. Surely you can cut a fender design, preferably out of many layers and laminate them all together and spraypaint black over it. Hell I heard a story of somebody bein ripped off buying a muscle car because the trunk lining was made of cardboard, covered with bondo smoothed n painted :/. Im no greennut, but renewable resources are great and i personally would think it hilarious and interesting to see a jeep made mostly of cardboard :P

Best of luck and remember, anything, is better than that weird riveted plastic...

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Unread 03-02-2010, 09:12 AM   #21
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Thanks for all the input i just had the idea and the time so i went with it im just waiting til spring to roll around i may buy sum of those Omix Ada Flares or i might makes sum metal ones when my boss gets back from vacation. I didnt like em after i put on either i already ripped them of ater about a hour lol
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Unread 03-02-2010, 09:22 AM   #22
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is that edging material for lawns?
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Unread 03-02-2010, 09:23 AM   #23
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Yeah it is...its pretty strong when u double it up.
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Unread 03-03-2010, 11:27 PM   #24
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i think the extra lil bit of tread sticking out of the flare wont affect law... it is over 50% covered...
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Unread 03-03-2010, 11:38 PM   #25
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Is that the plastic barrier you would put around smaller trees and plants in your yard or garden to prevent cutting them dow with the weed eater?
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Unread 03-04-2010, 08:28 PM   #26
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I'm sorry buddy, but we have to figure something else besides this...
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Unread 03-04-2010, 08:31 PM   #27
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But everyone does need to realize that I have never seen that Jeep with mud EVERYWHERE on the side, it does get kinda annoying (to him). Since he does drive it to work and stuff...
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Unread 03-04-2010, 09:15 PM   #28
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Here drop a few dollars and do it right.
Extended Fender Flare Kit Jeep Wrangler TJ 1997-06 : eBay Motors (item 190354479848 end time Mar-31-10 19:03:35 PDT)

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jeep-...Q5fAccessories

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Unread 03-04-2010, 09:19 PM   #29
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So did you like... think that through at all or just start botching scrap together?
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Unread 03-04-2010, 09:59 PM   #30
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I have some 7inch fenders i would trade for stocks. Cops dont bother Jeeps around here with smaller fenders. I like the look of the smaller ones.
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