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Old 02-08-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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Talking Installed my Flat Fenders

I ordered the Bushwhacker Flat Fenders and installed them this weekend. Took about 8 hours to do all 4. It says it takes 2 but I found myself consumed in trimming my splashshields and getting everything lined up perfect. They transformed the look of my Jeep and give it a sort of "lifted" appearance. Love it!!!
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:53 PM   #2
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Very nice, I was looking a set for my YJ but ended up with metal ones.

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Looks good, I like those
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Flatties rock!
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:57 PM   #5
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Looks good, how about some side pics?
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:00 PM   #6
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I have to get a good side shot of the front, but in the meantime, here is the rear
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I must say, it almost makes the 33's look "lost" but I put them on a week ago. It's too soon to upgrade to 35's, right?? lol
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I must say, it almost makes the 33's look "lost" but I put them on a week ago. It's too soon to upgrade to 35's, right?? lol
Oops, you stepped in it now...
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:44 AM   #9
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I must say, it almost makes the 33's look "lost" but I put them on a week ago. It's too soon to upgrade to 35's, right?? lol
Just so you know-- 33's WILL rub at the pinch when wheeling; even with the TF leveling kit! Ask me how I know!! So 35's would also rub pretty hard, right??
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Old 02-09-2012, 05:21 AM   #10
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Those do look much better than stock. I still think I'm going to get tube fenders though.
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Old 02-09-2012, 05:23 AM   #11
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I like those---may have to get LIL RED a set.
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Da-----um son

35's do a small lift and go 37's
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:25 AM   #13
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Just so you know-- 33's WILL rub at the pinch when wheeling; even with the TF leveling kit! Ask me how I know!! So 35's would also rub pretty hard, right??
You were not rubbing the seam. 33s on any aftermarket wheel or mounted on stock wheels are not large enough to access the it. However, they can hit the sway bars and or air dam. 35s on the other hand
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35's do a small lift and go 37's
Haha!

I want a set sooo bad. But then I'd need bigger tires. And a regear. :roll eyes:
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It just takes time and money!
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:56 AM   #16
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It just takes time and money!
Don't forget the third part of the equation. I got time. I got money. I don't got wife approval.

But those fenders rock.
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The Bushwackers don't require amy drilling, correct? They look pretty good. How do they hold up over time? Do they start turning grey like the stock fenders?

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They look good. Really nice looking Jeep.
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:51 PM   #19
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The Bushwackers don't require amy drilling, correct? They look pretty good. How do they hold up over time? Do they start turning grey like the stock fenders?

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No drilling, but you'll need a Dremel with a cutting bit (or something similar to cut the splash guards), time, and an infinite amount of patience in the face crippling tedium.

Here's a step-by-step on how to do the install.

Project-JK.com - Jeep JK Wrangler Resource » Bushwacker JK Flat Fender Installation Write-Up
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Don't forget the third part of the equation. I got time. I got money. I don't got wife approval.

But those fenders rock.
Story of my life! LOL
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:58 PM   #21
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oh im loving that look...
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No drilling, but you'll need a Dremel with a cutting bit (or something similar to cut the splash guards), time, and an infinite amount of patience in the face crippling tedium.

Here's a step-by-step on how to do the install.

Project-JK.com - Jeep JK Wrangler Resource » Bushwacker JK Flat Fender Installation Write-Up
If i didn't have the patience to read the whole write up, odds are probably good I won't have the patience to do the install! Haha
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If i didn't have the patience to read the whole write up, odds are probably good I won't have the patience to do the install! Haha
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I normally don't like the look of the flat fenders... but I am really liking those!! What did a set run u? If u don't mind me askin..
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The Bushwackers don't require amy drilling, correct? They look pretty good. How do they hold up over time? Do they start turning grey like the stock fenders?

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Also, you can keep your Jeep fenders (and any other plastics) from turning gray by applying Aerospace 303 to them on a regular basis...i.e. when you wash your Jeep.

Even if your fenders have already started to turn gray, 303 will bring em back.

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To protect or not protect...plastic/black fenders
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anyone have walthrough video on the installation.. i love the fenders, but a little clueless where to begin..
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I normally don't like the look of the flat fenders... but I am really liking those!! What did a set run u? If u don't mind me askin..
If you're asking me...most places sell em for $600+. I bought mine for $500 @ truckcustomizers.com.

Looks like they're selling em for $526 at the moment; however, sometimes if you put something like that in your cart and wait a couple days, they'll hit you up with a discount. Also, some of their sale prices don't show up till you put the product in their cart.

Link: Bushwacker Flat Style Fender Flares - Jeep - Truck Customizers
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anyone have walthrough video on the installation.. i love the fenders, but a little clueless where to begin..
Haven't seen any video...it'd have to be hours long.

Don't know if you saw this in my post above. Combined with the written directions that come with em, this link, with photos that you can enlarge, is helpful.

It's not a hard install. Just tedious as hell, with no real shortcuts.

Project-JK.com - Jeep JK Wrangler Resource » Bushwacker JK Flat Fender Installation Write-Up
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:16 PM   #29
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:18 PM   #30
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Looks good. Im becoming a big fan of the flat fenders. Matter of fact, if I didn't have the painted fenders, I would definately do these.

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