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Old 02-25-2011, 09:41 AM   #1
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Can't beat MCE flatties for the price. Modernclassicenterprises.com check them out they seem to get evermore popular. The nice thing is A. theyre cheap B.They look sweet C. more tire clearance D. If you wack a tree or rock with them they just flex and snap right back to shape. I reccommend them for sure.

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Chopping the stockers is the cheapest route. I know lots of people who have done this and it looks great. The only thing I don't like about chopping the stockers is that they become very flimsy after the chopping.

I like the Bushwacker flatties because they're sturdier than chopped stockers, and they include the marker lights. They're expensive though, however jeepaddons.com currently has them on sale for $397.31 and Bushwacker currently has a $50 rebate on them, which combined has them at a very good price.
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Can't beat MCE flatties for the price. Modernclassicenterprises.com check them out they seem to get evermore popular. The nice thing is A. theyre cheap B.They look sweet C. more tire clearance D. If you wack a tree or rock with them they just flex and snap right back to shape. I reccommend them for sure.
MCE doesnt make JK flares
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Chopping the stockers is the cheapest route. I know lots of people who have done this and it looks great. The only thing I don't like about chopping the stockers is that they become very flimsy after the chopping.

I like the Bushwacker flatties because they're sturdier than chopped stockers, and they include the marker lights. They're expensive though, however jeepaddons.com currently has them on sale for $397.31 and Bushwacker currently has a $50 rebate on them, which combined has them at a very good price.
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I just went through this before purchasing my flat fenders. The options I considered were:

trimming the stock flares. I did not like the flapping like a bird's wings when driving down the freeway. Personally, I think they look horrible; just plain ugly if you ask me.

Poison Spyder. Great quality, super strong. Not enough tire coverage to keep mud off your Jeep. Heavy, weighing 31 lbs each.

Nemesis. Great quality, lightweight aluminum, and good tire coverage. Looked a little funky in the pictures so I didn't buy them. Have since seen them in person, and I think they look just fine.

Rugged Ridge. Look like professionaly trimmed stock flares. Don't like the look.

Xenon. Made in either a narrower than stock width, or a wider than stock width. I wanted stock width. The wider than stock flares sag horribly. The narrower than stock flares don't have enough tire coverage to keep mud off your Jeep.

Bushwacker. Best looking plastic flare on the market in my opinion. Good tire coverage. Did not like the two sided tape holding them on.

GenRight. Nice looking lightweight aluminum flare. Good quality, good tire coverage. These are the ones I bought, and I'm satisfied with them.
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MCE doesnt make JK flares
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Chopping the stockers is the cheapest route. I know lots of people who have done this and it looks great. The only thing I don't like about chopping the stockers is that they become very flimsy after the chopping.

I like the Bushwacker flatties because they're sturdier than chopped stockers, and they include the marker lights. They're expensive though, however jeepaddons.com currently has them on sale for $397.31 and Bushwacker currently has a $50 rebate on them, which combined has them at a very good price.
Not showing up for me at that price I am getting $472.99
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GenRight. Nice looking lightweight aluminum flare. Good quality, good tire coverage. These are the ones I bought, and I'm satisfied with them.
Can you post some pics of your jeep with the GenRight flares on?
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If I can find the money somewhere, I'd be buying them from you too.
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Not showing up for me at that price I am getting $472.99
You have to add it to your cart to see the sale price.
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I just want to say you have a killer jeep my friend. I am truely jealous. You did good on it.
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Not showing up for me at that price I am getting $472.99
Just add it to the shopping cart and it will turn into the price mentioned earlier. We can't advertise the sale price.

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Sounds great!
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I just want to say you have a killer jeep my friend. I am truely jealous. You did good on it.
Thanks, appreciate the kind words.
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Wow!!! Great looking Jeep! I am not a fan of the flat fenders, but they look REALLY good with your setup.
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To be honest I was going to trim - then got talked out of it. I looked at a few and Bushwackers caught my eye due to the raised (curled) lip all the way around - nice heavy gauge, tight fit, good coverage.

It stung like crazy spending that much money on fenders, but the 50 dollar rebate softened the blow a bit, as did the look when it was done. Here is another shot showing the finished edges and the integral ruen signals

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Wow!!! Great looking Jeep! I am not a fan of the flat fenders, but they look REALLY good with your setup.

Thanks. I think the difference is the minimal suspension lift and 37" tires. Flat fenders make such a big fender opening that I don't think they look right with 35" or smaller tires. It takes a really big tire to fill out flat fenders, and 40" tires look even better than 37s.
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MOPWR2U do you have any pics of your beauty from the front?
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I don't have a lot of pictures from the front, which is too bad considering that I purchased the Genright flares because I liked their front appearance better than the others. Flat fenders tend to look goofy from the front, like bat wings on the batmobile, if you know what I mean. These Genright flat fenders have less of that appearacnce. Here is the best front picture I have; I just took it yesterday.

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Looks awesome!

What front bumper are u running? Nice looking setup.
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Yea that is a good looking rig! How is your experience with rope bs cable on your winch? My cable is getting beat and I hate when I have to spool it back in and can't get the line tight to the spool - it seems synthetic may spool back better - thoughts?
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Homemade flat fenders . People ask me weekly where I bought them.
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The front bumper is a Brawler Lite, by Poison Spyder Customs.

The winch rope is easier to unspool and respool than cable, but requires more care when hooking up anchor points. With a cable you can just wrap it around something and hook it back to itself. With a rope you need to have a tree saver strap and a clevis to properly anchor the rope. As far as ease of use goes, I think rope vs cable is kind of like six of one vs half a dozen of the other. I like the rope and an aluminum fairlead because combined they are 40 lbs less weight than cable and a steel roller fairlead.
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I don't have a lot of pictures from the front, which is too bad considering that I purchased the Genright flares because I liked their front appearance better than the others. Flat fenders tend to look goofy from the front, like bat wings on the batmobile, if you know what I mean. These Genright flat fenders have less of that appearacnce. Here is the best front picture I have; I just took it yesterday.
Thanks that is what I wanted to see. I really like the look of those
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Homemade flat fenders . People ask me weekly where I bought them.
Looks good to and love the price!
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Just add it to the shopping cart and it will turn into the price mentioned earlier. We can't advertise the sale price.



Sounds great!
I just got the last set at the price y'all were talking about... Apparently they were mispriced originally. I was called a liar by one young man I spoke with. Didn't really appreciate that. Had to call 3 times due to the first two guys hanging up on me.... But finally I got Jamie He was very nice, and helpful, and I got a smokin deal on flat flares and wheels.
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That is my fault and I dropped the ball completely on it. The sales guys/girls have an area that they're used to seeing the stuff on the site and I added another, but forgot to update the price in the area that they see it. Regardless, that's no excuse for what happened and it has been addressed.

Anyway, on the pricing end they're now the same low price in both areas on the site. I apologize on behalf of the company and who took your calls. No, they were not mispriced, except the area they were seeing with the higher price.

Edit: I wasn't here yesterday for the sales guys to verify with me on the price, which also added to the confusion.

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