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Fiberglass fender mud blocks?

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by Blackdawg, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. Jul 18, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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    Hey all, I just got some fiberwerx fender and really like them!

    But I'm curious what you have all done to keep mud and dirt from getting in the door and up in the top of the fenders.
     
  2. Jul 19, 2012 at 6:54 AM
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    i don't bother... i haven't washed my truck in over a year... i just hose it off and hope for the best... hahaha...
     
  3. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    Ya I'm just worried cause the mud out here is like super glue..not kidding. It sucks.

    I have seen some picks of ppl putting like mud flaps up in there, just wanting to now how to bolt them in..
     
  4. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:07 AM
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  5. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    Into thin air?
     
  6. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    Cut out some pieces that fit (easier in sections), rivet them together and the the inside rivets go through the pieces and core support. The outer part rests on the lip of the fender so it cant fall down but bent in an arc like that they are pretty stiff. I made mine just for the air cleaner inlet, the driver side is open and fills the door with mud

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  7. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:44 AM
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    Ahhh it was your truck I saw this on. I like it :cool:

    So you riveted mud flaps together cut them to the right width. How did you bolt them to the truck?
     
  8. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    That's a good idea
     
  9. Jul 19, 2012 at 8:56 AM
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    The ones circled go through the sheet metal core support into the engine bay. I used rivets so it was smooth on both sides except the very front one is a bolt so I could change bulbs if needed for my lights

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  10. Jul 19, 2012 at 9:08 AM
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    that looks great.. probably too late for my truck though...
     
  11. Jul 19, 2012 at 10:16 AM
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    You could buy sheet plastic too.
     
  12. Jul 19, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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    Awesome! Thanks JD.
     
  13. Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    i hate mud and try to avoid it, but after every trip i just get the power washer and go to town
     
  14. Jul 20, 2012 at 1:22 PM
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    I do too. But still just dirt in general I'd like to keep out. I don't own a power washer :pout:
     
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  16. Jul 21, 2012 at 7:51 AM
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    o well i go to buggy wash or any local do it urself washer with a power wash. anyway i know in jeeps they get those foam noodles kids use in pools, they cut it to the correct length and stuff it in there fender well and it fits perfectly for them. it might be worth a shot
     
  17. Jul 21, 2012 at 7:56 AM
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    Ha that's an interesting idea..
     
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    granet jeep guys will drill the center of 3 hockey pucks and make it there bumpstop... anyways it could work, get the noodle, cut her down and rattle can it black. it should seal your door off haha
     
  19. Jul 21, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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    Ya I can se how it would work. I don't like it as much as the mud flap idea..but for the door part it might work best there
     
  20. Jul 21, 2012 at 9:34 AM
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    true but the noodles is a cheap 5 minute fix. just threw the idea out there, im sure if u put time into it u can make something much better
     
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