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Old 11-28-2009, 04:36 PM   #1
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Front Wing replacement

Just had my Wrangler Unlimited for 4 days when the front wing took a knock and now needs replacing.
Is it a big job and are there any manuals available out there giving step by step instructions on how to do it?
Any advice would be most welcome.
Model: Unlimited Sport
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:17 PM   #2
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Whats a front wing?

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Old 11-28-2009, 06:40 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. Do you mean fender or fender flare?
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Old 11-28-2009, 09:51 PM   #4
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what are you talking about ?????????
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Old 11-29-2009, 12:34 AM   #5
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Um? Mirror?
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Old 11-29-2009, 08:47 AM   #6
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For those that have never owned British steel....
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In British English, the fender is called the wing (usually only refers to the panels over the front wheel arches, in modern cars, since the rear 'fenders' are more an integral part of the car's body shape). The equivalent component of a bicycle or motorcycle, or the "cycle wing" style of wing fitted to vintage cars which is not integral with the bodywork, is called a mudguard in Britain, as it guards other road users - and in the case of a bicycle or motorcycle, the rider as well - from mud, and spray, thrown up by the wheels.
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Old 11-29-2009, 10:18 AM   #7
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Hahaha!!!!
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Old 11-29-2009, 10:24 AM   #8
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You guys need to get out more. Of course a wing is a fender.




I don't know if it like all the other jeeps but generally there are about five or six bolts that hold it to the tub and four or five that hold it to the grill. The hardest part will probably be getting everything else fastened to it in the engine bay off. Maybe a brace or two inside and out.
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Old 11-29-2009, 10:26 AM   #9
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So is that like the hood being called a bonnet?
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Old 11-29-2009, 10:32 AM   #10
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Yes, and a trunk being called a boot and the passenger side the near side and the driver side the off side.
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Old 11-29-2009, 01:15 PM   #11
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Oh, sorry.
Well in America when you say "Front Wing" some of us get a different picture......

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Old 11-30-2009, 12:37 AM   #12
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have you got your fender off yet
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Old 11-30-2009, 05:41 AM   #13
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Thank you for all the ammusing replies.
Sorry I wasn't clearer in my description, but what I meant was the front plastic wheel arch. It took a knock but wont spring back to its exact original shape, presumably there are support brackets holding it up which must be slightly bent?
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Bloody wankers.

If ya buggered-up the wing, try the new Bushwacker Flat Flares for a replacement, mate. It's the dog's bullocks.

Bushwacker - FLAT STYLE FENDER FLARES 07+ Jeep Wrangler JK

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Bloody wankers.

If ya buggered-up the wing, try the new Bushwacker Flat Flares for a replacement, mate. It's the dog's bullocks.

Bushwacker - FLAT STYLE FENDER FLARES 07+ Jeep Wrangler JK


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Old 11-30-2009, 09:59 AM   #16
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What kind of front bumper is that on the Bushwacker pic? That is exactly what I am looking for!
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:48 AM   #18
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What type of bumper is that??
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Old 12-06-2009, 08:53 PM   #19
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theres really only one metal suppot on the top part of the fender(wing) and its pretty small. the rest is plastic. you have a pic of where its dented?

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