|09-27-2013 08:33 PM|
|1jeeplvr||What about cutting up the inner fender,are the instructions pretty clear where to do the cutting? Thats the only part that worries me.|
|09-23-2013 06:49 PM|
|09-23-2013 09:24 AM|
|09-20-2013 06:29 PM|
|1jeeplvr||Are the alum ones going to hold up well with rock contact?|
|09-20-2013 01:27 PM|
Some completed (painted) installed photos of the TJ DeFenders with 3" Taper Flare (standard height):
|09-19-2013 05:08 PM|
|1jeeplvr||Thats too bad,oh well|
|09-19-2013 09:48 AM|
|09-18-2013 04:24 PM|
|Trendsetter75||Any Jeep Wrangler Forum member discount on the Defenders with the purchase of the inners as well?|
|09-18-2013 12:48 PM|
The TJ DeFender standard height (non-highline) Inner Fender Kits are now available! Now you can do a complete DeFender installation without having to retain and cut the stock inner fenders.
We've installed them on several TJ's with different configurations so far. And what we can say at this point is that we've been able to find a home for everything under the hood, with these installed. Even the stock air box. In the first two shots below, with the stock air box, you can see we had to tweak the grille support rod a bit. But that's because that particular Jeep has a tall coilover shock mount located directly underneath the air box. With a stock shock mount it shouldn't be a problem.
A few more under-hood shots on another rig...
The TJ DeFender Inner Fender Kit may be ordered directly from Poison Spyder or through any of our Authorized Poison Spyder Dealers.
|08-30-2013 11:01 PM|
|big orange yj||Perfect timing! Hopefully everything will work in my favor and I will be ordering a set of these in the next week or so.|
|08-13-2013 06:31 PM|
|1jeeplvr||Must you come out with something new,just when I had my mind made up you go ahead & pull this crap.|
|08-13-2013 12:48 PM|
OK here are the first installed photos of the standard height (non-highline) TJ DeFenders with 3" Tapered Flare. This is an install we're doing here, so I should be able to post some finished shots after they've been painted and reinstalled. But here they are bare, for those who've been waiting to see them installed on a TJ...
|08-01-2013 04:57 PM|
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|07-31-2013 07:21 PM|
|1jeeplvr||Will my stock inner fenders work withe the Defenders?|
|07-30-2013 06:23 PM|
We've had a few inquiries about the Inner Fender Kit for the standard height TJ DeFenders. We just test-fit the first articles today and they fit great, with only a couple of minor adjustments needed. These should be available very soon.
|07-30-2013 10:54 AM|
Our standard TJ DeFenders (non-highline) are now available with 3" Tapered Flares. This is the style of flare used on our 3" YJ DeFenders as well as the TJ "highline" DeFender XC's. Ever since introducing both of those products we've had requests for a similar style for the standard TJ DeFenders, so here they are, in either STEEL or ALUMINUM!
I don't have any photos of them installed on a TJ yet but here are a couple shots of the YJ version to give you an idea what they look like mounted up:
The DeFender™ with 3" Tapered Flare was designed for maximum performance in several aspects. First, it provides the same splash protection of our regular 3" flare, keeping mud and debris from splashing up onto the side of the Jeep. But rather than having a straight side, the edge of the flare tapers inward toward the front of the Jeep, in a line parallel to the tapered edge of the hood. In this manner it tapers from 3" at the back, to about the same width as our "Zero Flare" at the front, providing the same great clearance for articulating tires and tight trails that our Zero Flare provides. DeFenders™ are also available in standard 3" Flare, Zero Flare and Negative Flare versions.
|07-12-2013 08:58 AM|
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|07-11-2013 12:43 PM|
|07-11-2013 10:01 AM|
|65southbound||When using the negative flare for a tj will I need to cut through the hood latch bracket under the fender well or do I leave it?|
|07-11-2013 09:58 AM|
|DTS||1jeeplvr, over time the aluminum will "dull" a little bit from oxidation. But you can polish them periodically if you want them shiny. Or you can "line-grain" them with scotch-brite if you want a brushed look. If you live in an area where they salt the roads in the winter, I'm not sure what the salt will do.|
|07-11-2013 09:39 AM|
I don't know if it'll tarnish/ discolor, but it can be left alone. Here's a link to a review that Jerry Bransford did about the aluminum DeFenders when they had just come out. He left them bare.
Here's a link to my thread when I installed them. In the thread, Jerry mentions leaving his bare. You may reach out to him, and see how they've held up. Jerry is a great source of info, by the way.
|07-10-2013 05:18 PM|
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|07-09-2013 08:58 PM|
|65southbound||Can't wait to order my negative flair defenders for the tj! Only a few more looong weeks.|
|07-09-2013 08:51 PM|
|1jeeplvr||After looking at enough fenders for my TJ that my eyes are bleeding Ive decided on the P.S. Defenders w/3"flare.Question is,whets everyones thought on alum vs steel? I like the strength of steel but when one gets whacked by that tree I slide into wont the alum be better to absorb the impact? Im really afraid with the steel,the impact would cave the side of my Jeep in.|
|07-02-2013 11:58 AM|
Here's a few shots of my '03 TJ with Aluminum DeFenders (3" flare), Ricochet Rockers, Crusher Bolt-on Flares, BFH front bumper, and Bombshell cover.
|07-01-2013 04:25 PM|
|kheiland||Recent upgrade Defenders with flare,crusher corners,trailgate,full length side,ricochet rockers and bfh rear bumper|
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