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Old 07-04-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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JK fender flare removal

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I am new to the site. Have a 2010 JK 4 Door w/ hardtop and 2012 JK 2 Door w/ soft top. Both are lifted w/ wheels and tires. I need some help on how to remove the rear fender flare. Have a small dent above the flare and need to remove it so a guy can fix it. I am pretty hands on but didn't want to start pulling fasteners without asking. What is the best way? I know there are some push pins that hold the liner but the underside of the flare has a strange fastener that almost looks like a plastic rivet! Help !

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Phil, Welcome Aboard!

Drill out the center of the plastic rivets or cut the heads off with a pair of diagonal pliers. Once the plastic rivets are removed, pull the fender off the body. Yeah, you will break some of the retaining clips but have no fear. I will see if I can dig up links to replacement rivets and clips.

Rivets (much cheaper than dealer): http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Sea...17&Search.y=16
Rivet tool: http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Fas...ools_s/241.htm
Fender clips (like $5 each from the dealer): http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Jee...p_p/a21528.htm

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Old 05-05-2013, 06:29 PM   #3
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Number of Arrowhead Fasteners/Nylon Rivots

On each front fender flare (2011 JK Sport), how many arrowhead fasteners will I need to buy to re-install both sides (driver and passenger). How many nylon blind rivets for the front driver + front passenger will I need to purchase?

same question for the rear fender flares -- how many arrowhead fasteners + nylon blind rivets do I need to buy to re-install each fender flare.

I will buy them (they come in 25 counts packages) from Clips & Fasteners.com

I am MonstaLining my fender flares (extra set).
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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Monstaliner on Fender Flares

I finished applying the Monstaliner to my spare set of fender flares; I like the texture. One gallon will cover (2 coats) all 4 flares with very little excess...

Monstaliner "Killer Beej" = Jeep's Sahara Tan...

Pics to follow once I get them installed
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Old 11-17-2013, 09:06 AM   #5
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Hey Phil, theres a good video on YouTube '07 Jeep JK - Wheels & Fenders [S2 Ep.12-3] - YouTube

Thats how I removed my flares and it took a couple seconds. i only lost 1 or 2 clips (per flair) in the process.

If you're in San Antonio you can borrow my plastic riveter. I also have like 15 clips left.
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I have a 2010 Jeep Wrangler sport unlimited my front left fender flare is coming half off how do I reattach it and what clips do I need to buy
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Old 01-07-2015, 11:40 AM   #7
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Removing a rear flare is simple, grab and pull.
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I have a 2010 Jeep Wrangler sport unlimited my front left fender flare is coming half off how do I reattach it and what clips do I need to buy
There's a great video on YouTube explaining how to do it, most detailed one I've found so far.


And SilverSport listed some good places to get the fasteners

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