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Old November 28th, 2009, 01:16 PM   #1
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I'm not sure if this is the right topic to post this under but, I was thinking of making some fender flares for my ranger and my buddy was saying it's pretty easy. I guess you would just use some sheet metal and bend it to fit in the fender well and on top of that he said to buy some heat molding plastic and use a propane torch to mold it onto the sheet metal and then rivit it onto the vehicle. I've never attempted this before so I was wondering if anyone has any experience in this feild or has any ideas that will help?

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i have done it i used PVC pipe and got it real hot i mean like real hot then bent it around a old tire. i used duct tape and rolled it over on its self so it was sticky on the out side and put it between the pvc and the truck to act as a seal so mud didnt get in there, then used tapcons from home depot and just screwed them on they worked awsome.
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i have done it i used PVC pipe and got it real hot i mean like real hot then bent it around a old tire. i used duct tape and rolled it over on its self so it was sticky on the out side and put it between the pvc and the truck to act as a seal so mud didnt get in there, then used tapcons from home depot and just screwed them on they worked awsome.
holy shit! thats how i did mine! except i used drain tile so i wouldnt have to heat it up
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holy shit! thats how i did mine! except i used drain tile so i wouldnt have to heat it up
nice thinking i would venture a guess the drain tile looks cooler to you were probably able to get a more uniform bend
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