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Old 08-11-2014, 10:14 PM   #1
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Rear TJ Flares

I really want to do the rear TJ flare mod, but I'm skeptical because I don't know what I would have to do and so on. Do you have to drill all new holes for the new flares?

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Old 08-11-2014, 10:56 PM   #2
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Yes, new holes as well as cut the metal for the TJ flares to fit. Not much sense in doing the TJ flare mod if you aren't cutting the steel to make them fit properly.

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Okay, thank you
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Old 08-12-2014, 07:41 AM   #4
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Its not that bad of project.. hardest part on mine was getting the plastic fender protectors out of the way and of measure 2 twice cut once.. and you will be fine.
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The easiest way that I have found to do it, is to get a big piece of cardboard and cut it to fit the flare. That way you can make adjustments as needed on the cardboard, until it fits the flare perfectly. Then just transfer the cardboard to the side of the Jeep and trace the edge that needs to be cut.

You can also transfer the holes for the mounting hardware this way as well.

Works great to make a pattern, and if you do it correctly, you can use the same pattern for the other side just have to flip it around and it will line up.

Good Luck, it's a great mod to gain a little extra clearance.
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Old 08-12-2014, 02:29 PM   #6
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Its not that bad of project.. hardest part on mine was getting the plastic fender protectors out of the way and of measure 2 twice cut once.. and you will be fine.

I always seem to follow measure trice, cut twice.

I measure with the wrong numbers, measure again with the wrong numbers, cut, find stuff doesn't fit right and swear a lot, measure again using part as template, cut again.

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