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Help with re-locating rear fender opening

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by mrk5, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    So this is how the rear of my truck looks now:
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    I would like to move the fender opening to line up with the new axle location. I'm having a hard time visualizing how to go about this.

    I have a general plan of action. I was going to cut the skin off below the body line and cut a similar piece from a donor truck. I want to cut them so that the new piece will move the opening back as needed. My plan is to just weld them in as butt seams. Kinda like a huge patch panel.

    What's really got me stumped is that I don't have any idea what the inner fender looks like once the skin is off. What will need to be done there? Anyone have pictures of a skinned rear fender?

    Or does anybody have any better ideas?
     
  2. 1BadK-30

    1BadK-30 1/2 ton status

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    You could do something like heeps have:doah:

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  3. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    Someone else mentioned the Jeep concept.
     
  4. Xtremjeepn

    Xtremjeepn 1/2 ton status

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    You can buy a bedside skin for about $30 from LMC. Measures 60" long and has the wheel opening in it. Would be pretty easy to use that as the patch panel to move the whole opening back.
     

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