Ok. So I'm going to try marketing soon these metal fender flares, which are bolt on, poly coated/rhino lined and 7" wide (6" wide on top with 1" of an angled sloped part) and a new grille kit to make anyone's grille look like mine, an entire mesh grille with headlights behind the grille mesh. You would just cut your existing grille and drill a few holes and bolt with hardware that comes packaged with grille along woth a outline to place on grile to find proper hole drill points. Your grille would not come with that logo pictured but you can have it ordered or have any logo/emblem made of your design which bolts on. The fenders would be priced around the $1500 range most likely or maybe lower grille is still unsure. But here's the items. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks guys. Also, please let me know what you guys think of pricing and be reasonable and remember to look at other fender products available. Fenders length go all the way down the entire sides, to match with front end fender, bottom of front/side panel, and bottom of rear tub/fender
Well...here goes. I don't like the flares at all. The boxy look just doesn't look right to me and as far as the grill goes I would pass on that one too.
Getting rid of the iconic slatted grill from a Jeep just doesn't feel right plus i am not to keen on the aesthetics of it either. I would also have a concern that the already weak headlights would have even less power as they shine through the mesh you have there.
Take this opinion for what you paid for it but these are not items i would purchase.
The headlights power are not effected at all by the grille mesh. Same power being emitted through during night time to be present. The purpose of this whole kit is to allow those who have older jeeps and don't like to look like all others to have the ability to change the aesthetic appeal of the wrangler into something else. I made these items myself so I have ability to redesign into any design the consumer wishes. No hard angels and preferred rounded fenders I can do. It's a start is what I'm at. This is why I'm asking the jeep community in thoughts about the design, what they like, would prefer, dislike, etc
1. You will need to be a vendor/commercial user to sell there on here..PM me for more details.
2. And of course this is my thoughts....As for the products: Grill: cut some holes for the head lights it will look better. Lose the fat chic sign.. be a professional.
Flares..Price aside.. they just look too bulky... can you curve them? How much weight are these going to add? With other products in this area.. they allow for bigger tires.. I am not seeing much if any more room in the front vs a set of plastic $180 flares.(maybe there is, i just can't see it.) Now for the price, $1500.. again I can get a set for 300 Or less of well know well made flares... that will do the same thing... Now the one thing i am seeing that appears to be cool.. Is what looks like a panel above the side step that covers over the gap from a body lift.. This is cool.. this is could be your money maker.. Offer different designs.. styles etc...
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I'll be honest. Not trying to bash you or be a jerk here.
I think the flares are too wide and shaped weird. Making them out of steel that strong is a bad idea. The flare may be tough enough to take a hit, but when you lean on them the body is going to take the brunt of the damage and will get screwed up. Also, $1500 is wayy expensive. I can buy a nice set of PSC defender aluminum's or Gen-right aluminums that will gain me tire clearance and I would have money left over.
Not a fan of the grille either. I agree with the other guy, it takes the iconic "Jeep" feel away from it. Reminds me of something I would see on a lifted Chevy street queen.
I think instead you should try to build a simple, clean set of tube fenders that are affordable.
Ignore the fat chicks logo on grille. That's one of my emblems which is interchangeable I drive with and swap out to other emblems whenever I wish. It's not permanently on grille. My product would be the mesh overlay kit and recessed lights. I made the metal fenders out of 3/16 steel so they would be durable and not worry about bending/damaging. I can make aluminum but lose strength. Those steps are a different part of the fenders, it's 3 pieces on each side that bolt on and bolt together if need be. 2 fenders and 1 step. As for your comment on leaning on fenders and damaging the body, I have stood on my flares and my body didnt move at all (I weigh 150lbs) but as like the other marketers, damaging the body from things like that isn't my worry. My fenders also have a padded part that goes between fenders and jeep to avoid scratching jeep. I can make a grille as well that will be all mesh and have spots for headlights to be more visible and not behind a mesh but enlarge the grille to full potential size. And as I've mentioned in previous posts on here, I'm not officially selling yet. Getting thoughts from the community as to how to perfect these products to the likings of the jeep enthusiasts. Any one have any thoughts/ideas/recommendations feel free to post and I'm sure I can make the changes, build the product, or do whatever needs to be done to make the products to your desires. Thanks for the honest opinions. Feel free to criticize because criticism is what helps me perfect my ideas. Thanks guys.
I say pass. Too expensive, too wide, too heavy. You can get whole fender replacements from MetalCloak for $600. Rocker are too wide and would probably get hung up on a lot of stuff while out on the trails. So would the fenders.
It looks like you are trying to copy the HummerJeeps(LandRunner)