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BECAUSE FENDER FLARE!

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. MrGrimm

    MrGrimm Mall Crawler

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  2. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    :thumbsup:

    Are you altering your stock ones?
     
  3. derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Interesting.... Excited to see how this ends :popcorn:
     
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    Rich91710 Well-Known Member

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    It's going to end with another list like this... :D

     
  6. Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Haha my thoughts exactly...
     
  7. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Doubtful.:eek:
    I'm $500 in on just the experiment.:eek:
    Also the experiment is not a universal fit - its specific to my DCSB.
    We'll see... ;)
     
  8. Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 41 Year Toyota/Chrysler Tech/ASE Master

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    Thought you were taking it easy Craig.... :)
     
  9. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    This IS taking it easy.;)
    I am on LOA from my job at HD for a few weeks so this is occupying my time. :cool:
     
  10. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    The weather was questionable today - intermittent drizzles - but i did manage to remove the rest of the flares and fender linings from the passenger side.

    Since my shop has kind of converted from "grill mode" to "flare mode" i decided to have at it and get the drivers side fabbed up today.

    I've got a full batch of grills to wrap up so that will be my priority tomorrow - I've since condensed all of the flare material and gotten the shop set up back to grill mode again.:cool:

    My main concern with the front flare was to allow for it to flow with the lines from the Elite plate bumper. Because of that I could not simply section out the 2' along the factory line of the bushwhacker flare.

    I got a bit creative and utilized a section of the oversized bumper parts that I won't be needing to shape it.

    I also used part of the cutoff of the back flare to fill in about a 2 1/2" section of the inside of the flare.

    Here are the results using the untouched passenger flare for comparison purposes:

    [​IMG]

    A closer shot of the front section :
    [​IMG]

    And the back which I feel illustrates best the results of the sectioning:
    [​IMG]

    I just shot the flare with some filler primer for now -it still needs a little more TLC before it will be ready to paint... I'm pretty sure I'm going to have them color matched.

    Thanks,
    ~ Craig
     
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    Very interesting ...
     
  12. 99TacoDriver

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    anormis Well-Known Member

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  14. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Now that I have my current batch of grills complete I switched the shop ofer to "fender flare" mode again this evening.
    I also sectioned the drivers side rear:
    [​IMG]

    This one will take a bit to get set up right because like the front flare, I plan on creating a smooth transition into the bumper.

    I'm trying to work out how is will sit. I'll post more pics tomorrow.

    Also tried FASTENAL for new hardware to replace the "show' bolts. I was shooting for the same button torx head in chrome but an inch longer. They told me a minimum of 70 and with shipping it would be $180.00 :eek:

    I said I usually get kissed before I get fucked so no thank you!

    Gonna do some more searching online this evening.

    More to come. :cool:
     
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    sytfu510 INSTAGRAM: sytfu510

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    So these are just 'custom modified' bushwhacker flares right?

    This is a true statement, those clips are a total pain in the ass..
     
  17. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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  18. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Essentially yes. :D
     
  19. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    I completed the drivers side rear flare today:

    [​IMG]

    I'm still not 100% on the transition at the rear of the flare, but here you can really see how much bedside is gone with that High Clearance rear bumper...

    [​IMG]

    This is a shot of the front to illustrate again the difference with the 2" section removed:

    [​IMG]

    Here is a closer shot of how I finished the back of the flare where it meets with the wrap around part of the bumper:

    [​IMG]

    It was off & on rain today so tomorrow I'll be cutting sheet metal and test mounting these up. :cool:

    Thanks!
    ~ Craig
     
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