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Unread 10-18-2010, 06:45 PM   #1
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TJ's with cut/trimmed fenders, not fender flares.

I'm looking for pics of TJ's where the owners have removed the fender flares and cut/trimmed the fenders to get rid of the fender flare mounting holes. I know I've seen a few on here before. I'm looking for some ideas and also the best tools to make a precise cut.

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Unread 10-18-2010, 08:02 PM   #2
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Unread 10-18-2010, 09:50 PM   #3
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This is mine. BDDISI on here did the trimming for me and did a great job.
It'd look better with larger tires cause my 31s suddenly got smaller after a 1.25" BL on top of the 2.5" springs.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 09:05 PM   #4
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Looks good, I want to start trimming mine tomorrow maybe.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 10:16 PM   #5
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my jeep was in an accident before i got it and i had to buy new fenders or just chop the ones I had which is what I did.

Heres how it started.
stock wrecked:


first cut:


up close:





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Unread 10-28-2010, 03:17 PM   #6
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I'm cutting mine now, I'm leaving a little bit of the curve off the tops of the fenders for strength. Man this takes a LONG time to do nice cuts.
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Unread 10-28-2010, 04:04 PM   #7
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my jeep was in an accident before i got it and i had to buy new fenders or just chop the ones I had which is what I did.

Heres how it started.
stock wrecked:


first cut:


up close:
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what did you do about the holes left from removing the rear fender flares?
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Unread 10-28-2010, 04:26 PM   #8
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Here's a little hint how I get even cuts:



Basically find "reference points" on the left and right and measure equal distances from those points where you want to make the cut... do this as many places as possible, connect the dots, then go over the lines "free hand" to smooth the lines out, then go crazy w/ a 4.5" angle grinder with a thin cutoff disc





I am helping a friend do a 1 ton build on his TJ... whenever it comes time to hack his fenders up I'll try to do a write-up or video or something.
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Unread 10-28-2010, 04:29 PM   #9
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I'm about 2/3 done with the second fender. I didn't remove as much material as some of you but I'll post up pics maybe tomorrow in the daylight.
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Unread 10-28-2010, 04:42 PM   #10
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Unread 10-28-2010, 05:11 PM   #11
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First night of work, tomorrow I will clean up the edges. I'm probably going to paint the entire fenders satin black?

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Unread 10-28-2010, 06:29 PM   #12
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Looks Awesome!!

I would leave them body color and just touch up the edges.
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Unread 10-28-2010, 06:31 PM   #13
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I would leave them body color and just touch up the edges.
X2...The look good the same color
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Unread 11-02-2010, 04:10 PM   #14
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Unread 11-02-2010, 04:57 PM   #15
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turned out great!
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