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05-02-2012 10:45 PM
jerryj We'll see Im making a set for my friends XJ, starting them tomorrow, Im gonna pay attention to how long it really takes this time should be roughly about the same time and material.
05-02-2012 09:50 PM
pasteris71 Damn nice tube fenders! Interested in making a set of fronts for a 11 JKU? And how much??
04-29-2012 12:26 AM
chimera555 i think this is what im going to do with mine. i really like the look
04-24-2012 04:16 PM
jerryj
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Originally Posted by erickpl View Post
Those are some really nice looking fenders. Probably the nicest I've seen done by an individual that didn't buy them ready to put on!

Kudos to you on the excellent work!
Thank you very much I am stoked on how they turned out and so simple really.
04-24-2012 11:08 AM
erickpl Those are some really nice looking fenders. Probably the nicest I've seen done by an individual that didn't buy them ready to put on!

Kudos to you on the excellent work!
04-23-2012 11:59 PM
jerryj
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Originally Posted by EMTJEEP View Post
Ok I guess I can just play with the bender until I get a bend I like. The bolting on the rear makes sense and it is pretty thin on the tub. But I'm thinking of doing corner guards so I'll probably just end up welding them on.
Yeah I will remove the tabs and weld them to the corner guards if i get them some day.I just played with the bender til I got a bend I liked.I think the down was 9 pumps and the turn in bends were almost 90degrees.I sent you a message I will try to get the pics of the plate cut and tube bent.
04-23-2012 11:52 PM
jerryj Its a Genright light kit 60$ the front has a rubber bushing that goes through a 3/4" hole the side has a metal bracket that goes under the tube I didnt like it there and mounted it to the tube.You also need a 18$ relay
04-23-2012 11:42 PM
EMTJEEP LED Side Marker Light kit

These are with the side markers.
04-23-2012 11:40 PM
EMTJEEP
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Originally Posted by GriffsTJ View Post
What did you use for leds. My friend and i just made some tube flares and im not finding many lights i like but yours are what i want. Can you take some close ups on how they are mounted? Thanks
LED Side Marker Light kit

Probably not what he has but they are good and what I had on my YJ.
04-23-2012 11:35 PM
GriffsTJ What did you use for leds. My friend and i just made some tube flares and im not finding many lights i like but yours are what i want. Can you take some close ups on how they are mounted? Thanks
04-23-2012 11:32 PM
EMTJEEP
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Originally Posted by jerryj View Post
I didnt check degrees just counted the pumps but I just held the stock plastic flare over the piece i was bending until it looked the same.The first one was tough but i took measurements before each new bend so the other side was easy and amazingly matched perfectly.The rears bolt on the tub is so thin I think bolts will hold better then welds on it.


The front gussets took 3 tries to get a shape i liked and i really liked what I ended up with.I was so proud of my self til I looked at the Poison Spyder sticker on the hood and realized its one of his legs lol.

Ok I guess I can just play with the bender until I get a bend I like. The bolting on the rear makes sense and it is pretty thin on the tub. But I'm thinking of doing corner guards so I'll probably just end up welding them on.
04-23-2012 11:30 PM
aelwero
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Originally Posted by jerryj View Post
The front gussets took 3 tries to get a shape i liked and i really liked what I ended up with.I was so proud of my self til I looked at the Poison Spyder sticker on the hood and realized its one of his legs lol.
I know the feeling exactly
FWIW, they don't really look like a copy of anything.
04-23-2012 11:24 PM
jerryj
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Originally Posted by EMTJEEP View Post
How far did you bend the pipe for going down the side of the fender? The rears looked easy too. Did you weld rear to the tub or did you just bolt it on?
I didnt check degrees just counted the pumps but I just held the stock plastic flare over the piece i was bending until it looked the same.The first one was tough but i took measurements before each new bend so the other side was easy and amazingly matched perfectly.The rears bolt on the tub is so thin I think bolts will hold better then welds on it.


The front gussets took 3 tries to get a shape i liked and i really liked what I ended up with.I was so proud of my self til I looked at the Poison Spyder sticker on the hood and realized its one of his legs lol.
04-23-2012 10:54 PM
aelwero those front gussets are the bomb did you plan them that way or did they accidentally figure themselves out? One of these days I'll get around to fabbing some JK tubies. One of these days...
04-23-2012 10:40 PM
EMTJEEP How far did you bend the pipe for going down the side of the fender? The rears looked easy too. Did you weld rear to the tub or did you just bolt it on?
04-23-2012 09:56 PM
jerryj It is super easy I formed the tube, cut the fender ,zip tied it to the jeep made a card board templet the hardest part was hooking up the lights.I think it looks awesome leaving the stock fender part.I cant wait to see how many people ask where I got them.The rear was even easier.Im making a sweet set for my friends XJ.
04-23-2012 09:24 PM
EMTJEEP
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Originally Posted by jerryj View Post
I have a JD2 tube bender and notcher they have more then paid for them selves.I will take pictures of the connections and stuff.I left the top of the stock fender underneath the new one so it has the original support and where the front of the fender bolts on i made a gusset and used the same bolts.Leaving the top of the fender helps keep them level and makes it easy to line up the hood latch.on the down part I welded some tabs on and bolted them through the body.The top of the plate is welded to the fender under the hood line which is great for hiding the welds.that tub is thinner than i thought lol

That's kind of what I thought. It would be a whole lot easier to just build off of the stock fender.
04-23-2012 09:20 PM
jerryj I have a JD2 tube bender and notcher they have more then paid for them selves.I will take pictures of the connections and stuff.I left the top of the stock fender underneath the new one so it has the original support and where the front of the fender bolts on i made a gusset and used the same bolts.Leaving the top of the fender helps keep them level and makes it easy to line up the hood latch.on the down part I welded some tabs on and bolted them through the body.The top of the plate is welded to the fender under the hood line which is great for hiding the welds.that tub is thinner than i thought lol
04-23-2012 09:06 PM
Phobos
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Originally Posted by jerryj
one more try
Nice. Good work getting them to post too!! I feel your sons pain ;p, JK..
04-23-2012 08:47 PM
EMTJEEP
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Originally Posted by jerryj View Post
sure can, any part in particular I'll try to get some more up tomorrow wifey has the good phone so probably not today.Im really bummed I took pictures of the whole process but the computer wont let me upload them for some reason.

Mostly the tube fender connecting to the stock fender. Trying to figure out which is the best way to connect the two.

If i sent you my email would you email the pictures of the process?
04-23-2012 08:06 PM
woodsy Very Nice did you use a bender on the tube portion? Just curious because i am going to be attempting them as well and dont have a bender to use.
04-23-2012 06:20 PM
jerryj sure can, any part in particular I'll try to get some more up tomorrow wifey has the good phone so probably not today.Im really bummed I took pictures of the whole process but the computer wont let me upload them for some reason.
04-23-2012 05:10 PM
EMTJEEP Thinking of making my own too, just got to get the metal.

Could you take some close up pictures of the fenders?

Thanks
04-23-2012 02:32 PM
jerryj Thanks guys she is my baby I got it stock a few years ago and have done every thing my self.I am very happy with how it has turned out so far.All I have left to do is axles and Im working on building a 8.8 now.
04-23-2012 10:55 AM
zmotorsports Very nice!

Good looking Jeep by the way.

Mike.
04-23-2012 09:01 AM
Rusty Knutt Oh, those shocks......
04-23-2012 12:57 AM
Rawkon very nice!
04-22-2012 10:30 PM
jerryj Thats a Rubicon Express 5.5 but its more like 6 or more,and those are33x12.5 15 which are going to a friend because they look so small now.
04-22-2012 10:13 PM
kmanator Looks great What size tire/lift you got?
04-22-2012 09:47 PM
jerryj smore
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