tube fenders - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Fabrication and body armor
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

greatlakes4x4.com is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old July 6th, 2010, 08:24 PM   #1
jeepnxj96
Senior Member
 
jeepnxj96's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-16-07
Location: Allegan,Mi
Posts: 2,982
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default tube fenders

I made some tube fenders for a buddies jeep.....he took the sheet metal to finish up on his own......hope to have some pics of them mounted soon. ohhhh the are 3" higher than stock.

trimmed 3" off the bottom of the hood


the tubework


jeepnxj96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old July 6th, 2010, 08:41 PM   #2
Shotgun
I only wheel comps.
 
Shotgun's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-06-06
Location: Howard City
Posts: 26,833
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Default

Looks good Ricky
Shotgun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 30th, 2010, 08:17 AM   #3
jeepnxj96
Senior Member
 
jeepnxj96's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-16-07
Location: Allegan,Mi
Posts: 2,982
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

here are some pics of them finishished up


on a jeep with 4" of lift and 37's



jeepnxj96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 15th, 2010, 11:29 AM   #4
chrsnrwd
Senior Member
 
chrsnrwd's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-26-09
Location: plainwell
Posts: 240
iTrader: (7)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

They held up to this.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Image010.jpg
Views:	194
Size:	129.9 KB
ID:	66516  
chrsnrwd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 16th, 2010, 06:21 PM   #5
GREASYHANDS
PICKLES!!!!
 
GREASYHANDS's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-16-09
Location: Ravenna
Posts: 13,270
iTrader: (28)
Mentioned: 24 Post(s)
Default

looks good, I like the marker lamps
GREASYHANDS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 12th, 2010, 08:22 PM   #6
dougstephvoor
Supreme Chancelor!
 
dougstephvoor's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-21-10
Location: Saranac/Michigan
Posts: 2,218
iTrader: (3)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

How big of tires do you have on this now that you have the tube fenders on, with a four inch lift it looks like 37?, what happens in the rear, are you getting a lot of rubbing in the rear?
dougstephvoor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15th, 2010, 07:57 PM   #7
jeepnxj96
Senior Member
 
jeepnxj96's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-16-07
Location: Allegan,Mi
Posts: 2,982
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

those are 37's he has on with a 4 inch lift, the front axle has been pushed foward a bit, I think around an inch or so as well as the rear axle being moved back an inch or two. He just trimmed out the flares on the rear and a little sheet metal if I remember corectly. He has a set of rear cornerguards I had bent up for him, they just need finished off, but haven't had much time. the last I knew he thought about lowering the jeep another inch because of the clearance he gained with the front fenders. Hope this helps
jeepnxj96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15th, 2010, 08:04 PM   #8
dougstephvoor
Supreme Chancelor!
 
dougstephvoor's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-21-10
Location: Saranac/Michigan
Posts: 2,218
iTrader: (3)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Thanks for the info, I would like to get to 35's and would rather do tube fenders and possible mods to the rear quarter, with out going up 6-1/2" Flopin, is not my favorite thing, and I do not want to go to full width axles. Good info, thanks.
dougstephvoor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 15th, 2010, 09:07 PM   #9
shockfuel
When in Rome...
 
shockfuel's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-25-07
Location: Grandville, Michigan
Posts: 52
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to shockfuel
Default

Those look sharp as shit!
shockfuel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 21st, 2010, 06:29 PM   #10
jeepnxj96
Senior Member
 
jeepnxj96's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-16-07
Location: Allegan,Mi
Posts: 2,982
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Thanks
jeepnxj96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 23rd, 2010, 04:56 PM   #11
judgemikdredd
its a YJ
 
judgemikdredd's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06-09-10
Location: clawson, mi
Posts: 434
iTrader: (5)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

they look real good!
what bender did you use? what tube did you use?
judgemikdredd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 23rd, 2010, 08:44 PM   #12
motox168
Bare Bones Offroad
 
motox168's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-27-09
Location: Hamilton Mi
Posts: 1,324
iTrader: (32)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Ricky uses a jet tripod bender
motox168 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 27th, 2010, 05:38 PM   #13
funandgames
Senior Member
 
funandgames's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-07-07
Location: The Jungle
Posts: 338
iTrader: (7)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

nice job with the fenders

Now make him something to hold his battery down
funandgames is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 27th, 2010, 07:52 PM   #14
chrsnrwd
Senior Member
 
chrsnrwd's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-26-09
Location: plainwell
Posts: 240
iTrader: (7)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by funandgames View Post
nice job with the fenders

Now make him something to hold his battery down
I put the stock one back in, but had to shift it over a little and drill new mounting holes.
And they are actually pipe fenders
chrsnrwd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2010, 07:03 PM   #15
jeepnxj96
Senior Member
 
jeepnxj96's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-16-07
Location: Allegan,Mi
Posts: 2,982
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by chrsnrwd View Post
I put the stock one back in, but had to shift it over a little and drill new mounting holes.
And they are actually pipe fenders
hey pipe, tube, it is all manufactured the same way, just minus one process and about 1/2 the price
jeepnxj96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Fabrication and body armor

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:37 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Page generated in 0.20568 seconds with 66 queries