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Old 04-01-2011, 09:30 PM
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Homemade Tube Fender Build

Love the look and durability of tube fenders not to mention the clearance and huge gain of approach, but after shopping around for some I quickly figured that I could build my own for ALOT less. I figured if I totally botched the build I could always shell out the cash and go with some Genright high lines or some Metalcloks. This is how far I am in the build tonight. I pretty much only get to work in the late afternoons and weekends. No shop or garage... May whoever made it so hard to buy a house rot for all eternity. Anyway, this is where I am in the build, I will post up more pics tomorrow when the other side is finished. I have only trimmed what I know for sure I want gone. I made some mockup tubes from some conduit i found laying around my jobsite to get my cutting lines. I'll be ordering my tubes from jeeptubes.com, so I'll be rolling like this till I get them, and yes I'm aware of the missing blinkers I'll be dropping some 2.5" LEDs in there probably tomorrow.

So far I'm only in $0.00 and I've got a lot done. Building yourself is always so fun.
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Old 04-01-2011, 09:53 PM   #2

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Looks good, I was just thinking today " I wonder what I could build for my jeep next " guess you took it to the next step and actually did it! Thumbs up!

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Old 04-02-2011, 08:50 AM   #3
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Looking good ,Cheap creative mods are always the best.
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Old 04-02-2011, 01:22 PM   #4

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I have been thinking about this... I'm excited to see your process! Looks good so far!
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I just bought some tube fenders from smittybuilt, I wish I'd seen this first. Great job!
I already asked your wife and she said it was OK!
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Modern Classic Enterprises What about these? They will soon be relasing a flared verson which is the same concept just wider. Here is a link to a sale that is nolonger but some pics on page 2 of the wider ones MCE "Flatty" Fender Sale
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What did you make your cut with? Looks awesome, Im thinking about trying that
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I've been thinking about trying this on my yj Any tips and what did you use for material ?
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:27 PM   #9
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I am with everyone else here. been thinking about cutting mine. nice job so far. Can't wait to see more.
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what happened to this... lol

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