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Unread 09-25-2011, 06:54 PM   #1
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tube fender gurus: help

Okay so finally mustered up the courage to take the saw to the cj. I'm in the process of installing a set of poison spider tube fenders. I made the cuts to the outer fender that I traced from the instructions. But, the outer fender is still connected To the inner by what I think is some sort of seam that runs from the top of the the fender to the bottom. What else needs to be done/cut/ripped/destroyed in order to free up the inner fender? any help is greatly appreciated as always.

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Unread 09-25-2011, 08:32 PM   #2
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the seam i am referring to is illustrated is RED in this hi-definition rendering.

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Unread 09-26-2011, 06:43 AM   #3
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The inner fender is spot welded to the outer. Look carefully and you can see the spots which can be drilled out.
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Unread 09-26-2011, 06:55 AM   #4
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I thought Poison Spyder tube fenders used the inner fenders as-is. UNless they have changed you cut the fender, leave the inner and attach the Poison Syder fender to the existing fender. That was the reason I walked away from them.
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Unread 09-26-2011, 09:27 AM   #5
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you are right, they do use the current inner fender. I'm trying to figure out how to remove the outer fender from the inner...

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I thought Poison Spyder tube fenders used the inner fenders as-is. UNless they have changed you cut the fender, leave the inner and attach the Poison Syder fender to the existing fender. That was the reason I walked away from them.
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Unread 09-26-2011, 01:35 PM   #6
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you are right, they do use the current inner fender. I'm trying to figure out how to remove the outer fender from the inner...
Then what? You won't be able to attach the Poison Spyder tube fender to the inner fenders, will you? I don't think there is an overlap.

As for removing, they make a spot weld cutter. It mounts in a drill and basically cuts a 1/4" circle around the spot weld. Then a little persuasion with a hammer and chisle and presto 2 pieces. Google it, I got mine from Eastwood.
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