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07-07-2013 01:37 PM
Owen_TJ
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Originally Posted by MaxTurner View Post
Owen_tj, that's helpful that you say it's fairly easy. I think I am going to go for the smittybuilt fenders or some similar to that style. The bolt on metal cloaks look great buuuut I don't wanna spend 800+ lol!!
I was in that same boat...the MC's are super nice but i didnt want to spend that much on them.

The smittys are great as an overall product. As mentioned, the powdercoat on them is less than desirable but it worked for a while. I actually just taped everything off and repainted them about 10 minutes ago. They work great, though.
07-07-2013 01:34 PM
jeepfever84 I've also installed the smitty's and like them except for the powder coat finish.When I was looking for some fenders I ran across some from rugged ridge that are a direct bolt on and need no cutting but they are like 500$ apiece.way to steep for my budget here's a pic of the fender.and a pic I my sahara with the smitty's
07-07-2013 01:17 PM
Lanco also if you are anywhere close to lancaster county.. check out
"lancaster county jeeps and friends" on facebook. its good for connecting with ppl in the area
07-07-2013 01:13 PM
Lanco
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Originally Posted by solman View Post
Im running 35x12.50- 15s for now in PA, they stick out but I've been running it this way for over 2 years now

yea.. im in pa and mine stick out a little bit.. so far no problems.

07-07-2013 11:20 AM
NJO
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Originally Posted by MaxTurner View Post
Owen_tj, that's helpful that you say it's fairly easy. I think I am going to go for the smittybuilt fenders or some similar to that style. The bolt on metal cloaks look great buuuut I don't wanna spend 800+ lol!!
You get what you pay for in more ways than one. I learned that quickly. MC fenders aren't cheap, but they bolt on and fit like factory components, look great, and protect your Jeep well. And if you ever expand on the front fenders(with sliders and rear fenders etc) they all interconnect/interlock with each other and form a slick perimeter tub/body guard/barrier.
07-07-2013 11:18 AM
MaxTurner Owen_tj, that's helpful that you say it's fairly easy. I think I am going to go for the smittybuilt fenders or some similar to that style. The bolt on metal cloaks look great buuuut I don't wanna spend 800+ lol!!
07-06-2013 11:05 PM
solman
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Originally Posted by smokentj View Post
What size tires r you guy running I have 35 x 12.5 x15 on a 15 x8 rim here in pa you can only have a inch of tire sticking passed the fended
Im running 35x12.50- 15s for now in PA, they stick out but I've been running it this way for over 2 years now
07-06-2013 09:56 PM
smokentj What size tires r you guy running I have 35 x 12.5 x15 on a 15 x8 rim here in pa you can only have a inch of tire sticking passed the fended
07-06-2013 09:42 PM
techflork you'd probably cringe if you heard how much I just spent on the metalcloak fenders today....buuuut they advertise for 100% bolt on and easy to do. Also agressive and highline clearance. Your jeep though!
07-06-2013 09:37 PM
unlimitedsoldier Does anyone have a How To on how to install these or do they come with instructions? I want to do this to mine badly but am afraid that I might mess up the install.
07-06-2013 07:51 PM
MosesTJ WhAtever you do do not get the CCfabs anything! Very bad experience with their crap!...
07-06-2013 07:24 PM
NJO MetalCloak ='s easy bolt in installation. Also means you can run 33's/35's with no lift.
07-06-2013 07:17 PM
1jeeplvr bump
07-06-2013 07:13 PM
1jeeplvr And are you all keeping your inner fenders? I also need something thats rugged.
07-06-2013 06:59 PM
bnb04 I also have the smittybilt fenders and flares. My fenders were also rusted so I drilled out the spot welds and took the hole outer fender off it was worth it you just gotta trim the inner fender.
07-06-2013 06:39 PM
Owen_TJ Here are my smitty ones...they're a great product, the powdercoat is just kind of crappy.

Put these on in about 2.5 hours start to finish...they arent hard

07-06-2013 05:52 PM
MaxTurner So do you still have the other set??
07-06-2013 05:45 PM
solman I used Smittybuilt tube fenders, They were less than $400 shipped (got them from Summit racing) had a small rust issue 1 year later and they shipped me another set for free and said to keep the old set
Last week when I painted my jeep I sanded off the wrinkle finish on the tube fenders and painted them to match.
07-06-2013 05:32 PM
solman
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Originally Posted by MaxTurner View Post
Solman, do you any more pictures of the tube fender install?


07-06-2013 05:30 PM
staud11
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Originally Posted by TheBestCoast View Post
CC FABS. i bought some hoodline flat fenders $200 bones shipped to my door. Theyre in Arizona, im in So Cal. Free shipping...

actually, just looked. cutting and drilling...... check it out anyway theyre good folks

ccfabs.com
I have c&c fabs fenders as well, for the price they are great! Built extremely well and great customer service ! It only took me and a buddy a couple hours to install them...


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07-06-2013 04:45 PM
AdrenalineJunky45 I can't believe I forgot about Moab fab! I know Bryce personally. We did my rear corners a few months ago!!! Definitely look him up! I beat the shit outta my jeep and his armies takes it all!
07-06-2013 04:45 PM
TheBestCoast CC FABS. i bought some hoodline flat fenders $200 bones shipped to my door. Theyre in Arizona, im in So Cal. Free shipping...

actually, just looked. cutting and drilling...... check it out anyway theyre good folks


ccfabs.com
07-06-2013 04:33 PM
REEDracing94 I've heard good things about moab fab and theres are only priced.
07-06-2013 04:15 PM
MaxTurner Solman, do you any more pictures of the tube fender install?
07-06-2013 04:14 PM
MaxTurner Well just did a search and TNT customs is actually more expensive than any other fenders I've seen....
07-06-2013 04:13 PM
solman Heres what I had to do to install mine.
07-06-2013 04:07 PM
MaxTurner Trimming would be good but the reson I'm replacing mine in the first place is my passenger front fender has a nice big rust spot on it. So if I'm replacing then I might as well upgrade.
07-06-2013 03:47 PM
AdrenalineJunky45 TNT customs!!! I runn all they're armor!!! Best I've seen and all my buddy's love it and are rubbin it now! Straight bolt on and beat price too.....
07-06-2013 03:31 PM
rdock31 Most all tube fenders use the existing inner fender and require cutting of the outer fender. The ones that are complete fender replacements are the higher priced ones like Metalcloak. A cheap alternative would be trimming your flares an inch or two to give more clearance
07-06-2013 03:19 PM
MaxTurner Also I have a 99 tj. Thanks!
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