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Hello All!

I'm very new to the Jeep TJ. Picking up my Yellow 1999 TJ next week!

Anywho, the bones are good yet it needs lots of exterior work...starting w/ the flares.

***Would anyone know what tools I would need to get the old ones off?***

Any help would be most appreciated!

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Phil
PS. I will take some before and after pics to show =))
 

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If they're just gray from sitting in the sun, you might first try one of the many "back to black" products sold in the auto parts stores. Some even paint them with satin black Krylon Fusion paint which is good on the material used for the flares. :)
 

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yep ^ good advice.. i have no idea what they are called either but would recomend them. Unbolting 7-8 bolts per flare with a regular wrench takes hell lots of time, pain and suffering lol (i'm not joking)
 

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nicolas-eric dont remind me please (taa tdaa daaaaa) :D hehe actually the bl wasnt that bad.. just took lots of time but i also took my time so end product is good. All i did was use a ratched with 7-8~ extension and it worked out okay :) I had to use my regular wrenches at one point though since my sockets would be too smal and would rub the bolt once the nut got too far in. I got a full set (6mm to like 19-20mm) of regular wrenches thats why i havent gotten those yet but would like to upgrade :drool:
 

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Thanks for the wonderful advice on which tools to use everyone! I think I have a set somewhere and can move forward w/ how to approach the flares project.

2 of the flares are cracked and need replacement unfortunately =(

Triple88a...very nice work on your Jeep! It is looking in mint condition.

This is indeed a great forum...thanks for the welcome and expertise!
 

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Welcome to the forum cruzer... you'll learn alot here.. i just got done using that mothers back to black the other day.. and i am working on my hardtop.. to humid tho... but it's turnin out great....
 

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the spray on bed liner stuff looks amazing and will last forever. it will never fade or scratch.
 
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