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Fenders are trimmed! *PICTURES*

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by K5thatShmobs, Dec 14, 2002.

  1. K5thatShmobs

    K5thatShmobs 1/2 ton status

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    Check out some pictures of the fender trim. I posted some of the front last week, and these are of all four done. I cut a pretty good portion out.
     
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    Looks good, like the color.
     
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    Txstruck Registered Member

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    Looks bad ass!! Thats how High I wanna go with my truck. /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     
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    UNCLE CRACKER 1/2 ton status

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    looks sweet, nice job /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif. what did you use to cut them with.
     
  6. heavy4x4

    heavy4x4 1/2 ton status

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    I can kind of see in the pictures, but were you able to retain your inner fenderwells up front?
    Looks great...love the look of the boggers. Also, where did you get your black 15inch 8lug rims from?
     
  7. K5thatShmobs

    K5thatShmobs 1/2 ton status

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    Just used my Craftsman 4.5" grinder with a cut off wheel. I measured all the the curves and made marks beforehand of course.

    Yeah, in the front I was able to retain the wells. I just made some notches all the way around each arch and bent up each one individually up behind the fender. It worked out ok... I might go in later and fill in the notches. Its functional though, and thats what I was going for.

    Thanks for the compliments everyone! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. rogerwilco71

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    CLEAN! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  9. K5thatShmobs

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    Oh yeah, and those are 16.5X12 wheels.
     
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    fr8train 1/2 ton status

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    Dude, nice truck!
     
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    WOW!! that is Fk'n sweet!!


    that what i need to do to my rear.







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    Im not a big fan of cutting but that looks sweeeet! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    the rears look like they will crinkle if you stuff hard. why not trim to the front fender bolt?
     
  14. K5thatShmobs

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    Both wells are exactly 43.5 inches in diameter. They accept all four tires as far as each one will flex. Works good.
     
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    Very Sweet /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Eric /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    balzackks84 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    That looks sweat. Its come a ways since you last posted pics of it. What left do you have to do?
     
  17. K5thatShmobs

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    I do want to somehow seal the new edges of the fenders, just to prevent rust and the paint chipping. Any suggestions? I was thinking maybe masking off like a 1 inch strip around the edge and using a rhino liner type material to seal it up. I dont know though, a black strip lining each well opening might look corny... Help me out here.
     
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    AWESOME!!! might do that to my truck just becuase of rust...and for sealing yea try a rhino liner all around the truck on the bottom of the body...thats what i plan on doing to mine..should help keep the rust away nicly...how much lift is that? and what are you running... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    but you are missing one important thing...a ck5 sticker!! slap that on your windsheild and ull really be kickin arse!!
     
  19. TXsizeK5

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    /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif Wow! That is CLEAN! Awesome rig man!

    Can you explain how you did the front again? You cut and left a little bit and bent it over to touch the wheel well? I was thinking of cutting and just welding the outer ffender to the wheel well, would that work too?

    If you have a welder you can always weld on a fender lip for the back fenders. Bedliner works great... thats what my friend di upfront and outback. He has 8" springs, with 38x14.50 SX (i think thats the size), he trimed the fenders a bit, and then put rollon bedliner over it.
     
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    Might want to remove some of the sharp edges at the corners. Looks good other than that.
     

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