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stallion85

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If I cut trimmed the fenders to stuff some tires under them, could I buy something like the bushwackers to cover up the cuts? Do you think they would look better with or without, if you have them could you post pics? Thanks guys! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
 

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firend has em' on his heep XJ i think they look Bada$$ but he doesn't like them says they are a pain and can't keep the bolts in to hold them on but in my opinion they'd look sweet on a K5 but they're expensive, but if you got the dough go for it /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
 

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Ok I just found them on the net, I know now you can use them for fender trim jobs, could someone post pic's if you have done this?
 

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Expensive....yes they are, about $350 for front and rear!!! I sure would like to see what they looked like on a K5 before I dropped that kind of dough on some plastic bolt-ons!! /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
 

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Wrong body style but pics anyway...

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Only reason I run them is to keep the truck semi-legal for the street. If I didn't need too, I wouldn't. They don't hold up to any kind of impact and crack and rip apart. My fronts are almost completely cracked through in numerous places and only have about 5 screws on each side left. The rears are new since I ripped the old ones off at Hollister.
 

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Also, are they limited to the amount of cutting before they will not fit any more? I am putting 35's under a 2.5" lift and am /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif to fit /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
 

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My old jimmy had them when i bought it and at first i liked them, but after seeing them everyday i started to hate em. They cracked apart and personally i think they were ugly on my truck, they hung over the tires (38 15.50 tsl radials) I like a little of my tire to be outside the fender. Glad i dont have them on my blazer now. It looks better with just plain ole trimmed fenders rather then a huge hunk of plastic. Personal opinion.
 

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Yea, I agree they could become annoying and hideous to the eye, How bad do fenders look after taking the /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif to them?
 

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not bad... just take a file or a grinder and smooth out the edges, i think a Nicely trimmed fender looks better then a non trimmed fender....
 

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Here is a picture of mine with the Bushwacker cutout flares. You might have a problem putting them on if the fenders are already cut.
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/forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifI like the looks of them.Not to hijack a thread but will they fit with out cuting the fender.Call me weak but i just put new fenders on and can't bring my self to cut unrusted metal in mn. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
 

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Yeah, you do have to cut the fenders to put them on. And also drill holes to attach them. Thats why I used the least rusty fenders in my pile to use!!
 
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