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Chopping the front fenders
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What would it look like if I cut the front of my front fenders off like this?

[img]http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p315/PhotosDeSample/S4020214.jpg?t=1199992705[/img]


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Why are you doing this?

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Post Post subject: Re: Chopping the front fenders
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Why not?

Those fenders are cracked all around the front.

I will be getting a one piece front end someday.

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so your just chopping them off? Just bondo-em if there cracked
Where are you going to put the lights then


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The lights are mounted to the inside of the fender well.

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i dont know, i personally think if you chopped em' they would look like crap, but i could be wrong

its your baja, do what ever you want


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at least curve it back towards the back of the car....
not just straight...imho


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I will probably just fill the cracks and primer the bug.

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there ya go!


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cut it cut it, lets see the pictures.

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Ok OK, I will cut them now.

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The term Butt ugly comes to mind, but then again, it is not mine. Hope your ready for that one piece sooner then later.

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Here is a pic of a narrow eye fender, its not the best but you can see how the front angles back. If you do cut it try to do it like that, it will look better.



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