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Old 01-19-2019, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default 2wd fenders on a 4wd?

Iíve looked all over the place and Iíve only found guys who put 4wd fenders on a 2wd for a ďwiderĒ look. I own a 94 d21 4x4 and Iím going to be buying new fenders. I like the look of the of the slimmer 2wd fenders and they seem to look more uniform with the flare size on the bed. I was wondering if they would work on my 4x4?
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they should swap over just make sure to get the matching 2wd inner fender liners, they are also different. The front valance is also different between 2 and 4wd where it bolts to the fender
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Thank you very much! The fenders along with liners and bumper/valance are going to be replaced! I was also worried about clearance isuuses with tires! Iím not running a big tire though so I think Iíll be fine.
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It would work but wheels spacing might shove a tire into the fender when you flex the suspension. I'd expect tires to stick out oddly.
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Are the front ends wider on the 4wd?
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I will trade you fenders if your wanting to do so. I can upload pics of condition (very good in my condition)
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I was able to run 235/75R15 tires on my 2wd truck for several years. The only place they rubbed was when I made a hard turn. The tires would contact the frame when I did that.

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Are the front ends wider on the 4wd?
The physical wheelbase? It seems like it's a little different, but not by much. Maybe an inch narrower, if I recall correctly. The fender flares are more designed to accommodate fat tires.
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Are the front ends wider on the 4wd?
Yes, the brochure width on the 4x4 is wider. I'm not sure if that's wheel spacing or not. The factory wheel offset is pretty narrow with factory wheels.
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"when you flex the suspension."


Ha HA, What suspension flex?? LOL


as to the 2wd being wider, the brochure (used an 87 for this info), says the 4x4 is 1.50" wider due to the fender flares, otherwise there is no difference in width between the 2 and 4 wd.
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wersh you don’t my fenders the bumper had a hard enough impact to bend the brackets and make the fenders bow out! It would take someone that was a skilled body man some time to straighten them out.

Thanks for the reply’s guys I’m still deciding if I’m going to do it or not I don’t want my truck to look goofy but at the same time I’m just not a fan of the look of the 4x4 fenders.
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