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aTX427 04-18-2013 03:35 PM

Aluminum Metalcloak fenders = nice
 
I finished swapping out my steel MC arched fenders for a new set of aluminum this weekend, so I figured I would share. Taking them out of the box, you can immediately tell a HUGE difference in weight. I think it is about 20 lbs per side. As with all Metalcloak products I have purchased, the fit and finish was spot on.

The installation was very easy and within an hour I had the job complete. If you are looking for a complete lightweight fender replacement, this is the product for you. If you like using the fenders to push off obstacles, less concerned about weight, or working on a tighter budget, stick with the steel fenders. Either way, you can't go wrong.

Street dressed
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g1...ps2eac6473.jpg

Trail dressed
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g1...psf1a00f2b.jpg

SuperTJ 04-18-2013 03:37 PM

I like them!

Xjman1 04-18-2013 05:22 PM

Very nice!

CountryBoyJeep 04-18-2013 06:47 PM

Subscribed just cause you're jeep is awesome :) probably a 40" light bar but metal cloak fenders and a 50" are my next mods

janosko9424 04-18-2013 07:24 PM

Hey would you guys suggest getting the powder coated ones or the bare metal? I plan on monstalining the jeep eventually.

CountryBoyJeep 04-18-2013 07:26 PM

Bare, much cheaper that way.

janosko9424 04-18-2013 07:36 PM

Ok that's what I was thinking how did y'all paint them? Or did you just leave them bare?

aTX427 04-18-2013 07:44 PM

bare aluminum is the new carbon fiber

Shark_13 04-18-2013 07:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by aTX427 (Post 3653981)
bare aluminum is the new carbon fiber

Lol nice

rednickTJ 04-18-2013 08:05 PM

How much they set you back?

janosko9424 04-18-2013 08:38 PM

They are like 600 bucks I think? Then those flares are around 200 dollars extra I think not 100% sure. What size are the flares??

aTX427 04-18-2013 09:58 PM

the flares are 6" front and rear.

janosko9424 04-18-2013 10:44 PM

I'm gonna get those eventually once I save up! do you have any pictures of the rears?

aTX427 04-19-2013 03:13 AM

In my build thread. Check out my signature.

janosko9424 04-19-2013 10:48 AM

Ok thanks!

homebrwd 04-19-2013 11:26 AM

You have Savvy rear corners though right? I am wondering if MC is going to make an extended rear corner in Aluminum right now they only have full. I like the Aluminum fronts and may find myself switching to those at some point as well. Solid looking Jeep!

Jerry Bransford 04-19-2013 04:29 PM

Very cool & very cool looking! For sure aluminum is the way to go on such upgrades, it sure cuts the weight.

mattclark 04-19-2013 06:00 PM

What did u do with the metal ones

CountryBoyJeep 04-19-2013 08:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mattclark (Post 3657785)
What did u do with the metal ones

X2 I want to buy them

aTX427 04-19-2013 10:12 PM

The steel ones are already sold. I am sellibg my MC rock rails though. PM me if you are interested.

TJDave 04-19-2013 10:24 PM

Looks great!:thumb:

Curious why you went with the Savvy alum rear corners instead of Metalcloak alum rears?

Not that your Savvy corners don't look great. Just curious.

aTX427 04-20-2013 05:39 PM

Savvy aluminum corders were $300 less and I already had the MC rear fender mounting plates, which makes up some of the difference in cost.

wranglerbob1 04-20-2013 05:43 PM

Been looking at there stuff for a while now.


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