|02-17-2010 08:00 AM|
|02-16-2010 04:31 PM|
|02-15-2010 09:13 PM|
|Storm27m||I think most guys are using Satin black for the flares with good results. I took their advice and mine turned out great.|
|02-15-2010 08:48 PM|
what kind of black did you paint it with? flat, gloss, matte, semi i know its Fusion but which black??
what did you trim off??
|01-30-2010 09:50 PM|
|meyers||Looks real good, I used that Krylon paint on my fender flares like 6 months ago and it still looks great.|
|01-30-2010 09:47 PM|
Found this thread here on the new Jeep flares that have been cut; he did a great job:
|01-30-2010 09:12 PM|
Mine came off fairly easily, even though they were caked on and the fasteners were a bit rusty.
I am going to check that out. I wonder if the RR 7" flares are dense enough to trim down like this without sagging? Anyone tried it? I just might have to be the first!
I saw a guy recently with a 2009 Jeep who cut the factory flares like this, and it looked like he had a set of $500 tube flares on there! It looked GOOD!
|01-30-2010 09:10 PM|
LOL. The Jeep has been clean three times since I have owned it.
1-Right after I bought it.
2-For the pictures in this thread.
3-Recently, when my co-workers complained after I sank it in a mudhole on the local WMA...
|01-30-2010 08:31 PM|
|HyperBuzzin||Looks good! Now ya just gotta get a little mud on the tires!!|
|01-30-2010 07:45 PM|
That's sweet I was thinking of new flares but after seeing this I think a new cutoff wheel is in my future
depends on weather or not I can get the flares off without breaking the studs off.
|01-30-2010 07:08 PM|
|03 RUBI||Hey there Rogue, CSEoffroad.com has the RR 7" flares for $160 and free shipping. I did a fair amount of research and they had the best price I could find. I just got mine installed and was thinking of cutting them. Post some pics when you do it OK|
|01-30-2010 05:40 PM|
|SPDNJOE||That looks really good. Job well done !|
|01-30-2010 05:22 PM|
I bought the Krylon spray paint at Walmart, and I think it is marketed as "Fusion"; it is designed for plastics. I cut them, sanded them from low grit to high grit, or rough to smooth, then sprayed them per the directions. No need for a primer. Looks 100% better than the gray faded flares.
|01-30-2010 05:21 PM|
|InfernoGirl||Thanks for the pics Rogue! That is one fine looking Jeep you have there!|
|01-30-2010 05:01 PM|
|catITguy||Looks very nice!|
|01-30-2010 04:40 PM|
|01-30-2010 04:35 PM|
|TJRP||Can you post a close up of the fenders and tell me more about the Krylon. I need to do that.|
|01-30-2010 04:16 PM|
I measured it all along the length of the fender, and then made a template out of cardboard. I drew a thick guideline with a black marker, and trimmed on the inside edge of the line.
Once cut, I had to sand the edges down from 60 grit to about 800 grit for painting. It looks good though. That Krylon plastic paint is good stuff.
|01-30-2010 04:13 PM|
|harleyharv||VERY nice, did you free hand it or make some sort of template?|
|01-30-2010 04:07 PM|
|Rogue||Profile should be fairly well updated now guys! Thanks!|
|01-30-2010 03:57 PM|
|Rogue||Thanks guys! I tried to score them and pop them with a razor knife, but they are too baked by the sun, so I broke out the trusty ole Dremel tool! I am seriously considering buying the RR 7" stock flares and trimming them down like this in the future to actually give me the proper coverage for those 33 x 12.50's.|
|01-30-2010 03:51 PM|
Nice job. That's one of the free mods I have planned for this spring.
BTW - fill out you Jeep Profile when you get a chance. You have a very cool looking rig there. Love the color too.
|01-30-2010 03:46 PM|
|89PBR96||Looks cool man|
|01-30-2010 03:44 PM|
Pictures of 2002 Jeep TJ Fender Flare Mods
Here's the pics of my 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ. My flares were gray, so I removed them to paint, and ultimately took a dremel tool with an HD cutoff wheel and trimmed them down for more clearance before I painted them with Krylon plastic paint... Tell me what you think!