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Old 04-18-2013, 03:35 PM
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Aluminum Metalcloak fenders = nice

I finished swapping out my steel MC arched fenders for a new set of aluminum this weekend, so I figured I would share. Taking them out of the box, you can immediately tell a HUGE difference in weight. I think it is about 20 lbs per side. As with all Metalcloak products I have purchased, the fit and finish was spot on.

The installation was very easy and within an hour I had the job complete. If you are looking for a complete lightweight fender replacement, this is the product for you. If you like using the fenders to push off obstacles, less concerned about weight, or working on a tighter budget, stick with the steel fenders. Either way, you can't go wrong.

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Old 04-18-2013, 03:37 PM   #2
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I like them!

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Very nice!
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Subscribed just cause you're jeep is awesome probably a 40" light bar but metal cloak fenders and a 50" are my next mods
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Hey would you guys suggest getting the powder coated ones or the bare metal? I plan on monstalining the jeep eventually.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:26 PM   #6
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Bare, much cheaper that way.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:36 PM   #7
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Ok that's what I was thinking how did y'all paint them? Or did you just leave them bare?
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bare aluminum is the new carbon fiber
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bare aluminum is the new carbon fiber
Lol nice
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How much they set you back?
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They are like 600 bucks I think? Then those flares are around 200 dollars extra I think not 100% sure. What size are the flares??
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the flares are 6" front and rear.
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I'm gonna get those eventually once I save up! do you have any pictures of the rears?
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In my build thread. Check out my signature.
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Ok thanks!
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You have Savvy rear corners though right? I am wondering if MC is going to make an extended rear corner in Aluminum right now they only have full. I like the Aluminum fronts and may find myself switching to those at some point as well. Solid looking Jeep!
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Very cool & very cool looking! For sure aluminum is the way to go on such upgrades, it sure cuts the weight.
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What did u do with the metal ones
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What did u do with the metal ones
X2 I want to buy them
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The steel ones are already sold. I am sellibg my MC rock rails though. PM me if you are interested.
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Looks great!

Curious why you went with the Savvy alum rear corners instead of Metalcloak alum rears?

Not that your Savvy corners don't look great. Just curious.
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Savvy aluminum corders were $300 less and I already had the MC rear fender mounting plates, which makes up some of the difference in cost.
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Been looking at there stuff for a while now.

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