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Old January 18th, 2006, 03:35 PM   #1
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After my trip to the mounds on MLK Jr. day I bashed in my passenger front fender. I'm having trouble deciding what I should do with it. I don't think I can just leave it because the paint chipped off and the rust is already beginning to form. I think my options are either have it taken to a body shop and pay to get it fixed attemp to fix it my self or cut it. Anybody have any guesses what it would cost to fix? I'm thinking I'm gona cut it from the crease right above the bend, what type of saw should I use for this. Heres a pic:


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Old January 18th, 2006, 03:44 PM   #2
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use a cut off wheel
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Old January 18th, 2006, 03:49 PM   #3
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cut it = free

New OEM fender IIRC was around $90 plan on $100 painted if you find a shop that will do it under the table
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Old January 18th, 2006, 04:09 PM   #4
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flat fender it, or just throw some spraypaint on it and dont worry about it, it wont be THAT noticable
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Old January 18th, 2006, 06:11 PM   #5
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I'd say shoot some primer on it and leave it till spring, who knows what else you'll hit this winter
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Old January 18th, 2006, 06:18 PM   #6
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Or take it of and massage it with a hammer until it resembles what you want.
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Old January 19th, 2006, 12:50 AM   #7
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Cut it. Tube fender!
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Old January 19th, 2006, 09:55 PM   #8
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use a cut off wheel

mask off anything sparks will hit, or the metal dust will burn into the paint and rust!
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