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    Best DIY jk mods??

    Any ideas? I've already painted the wheels and chopped the stock bumper

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    I've thought about it but just don't have the tools for it lol. Did you put anything under them for reinforcement so they don't flop around?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockredjk02 View Post
    I've thought about it but just don't have the tools for it lol. Did you put anything under them for reinforcement so they don't flop around?
    Here's a write-up I did for mine:

    http://project-jk.com/jeep-jk-write-...ry-fender-chop

    You retain your sub-structure and that gives it reinforcement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockredjk02 View Post
    I've thought about it but just don't have the tools for it lol. Did you put anything under them for reinforcement so they don't flop around?
    You can use a jig saw. That's what I did.
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    Thanks for the write up! So a jig saw is really all I need?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockredjk02 View Post
    Thanks for the write up! So a jig saw is really all I need?
    I would tape the lines so you know they are even.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OverlanderJK View Post
    You can use a jig saw. That's what I did.
    Quote Originally Posted by rockredjk02 View Post
    Thanks for the write up! So a jig saw is really all I need?
    Yes. I have done about half a dozen of these and have used a jigsaw as well. It's a lot faster but you'll want to take some time to sand the edges smooth.

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    After sanding the edges did you put the small rubber molding on the edges?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockredjk02 View Post
    After sanding the edges did you put the small rubber molding on the edges?
    I did but you don't have to.
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