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Old 04-21-2022, 08:13 PM   #1
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so a few months back I decided to Durabak my fenders to see if I wanted to do the whole truck. I don’t really like the way it turned out. Maybe is was how I applied it or it just doesn’t hold up well.
I have 3 choices I can buy aftermarket fenders, try to find some OEM not rusted out. or alkaline dip the fenders I have which cost about the same as new fenders
Any aftermarket ones worth getting? any body have any OEM for sale? What’s the gauge of the OEM fenders?
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Old 04-22-2022, 10:13 AM   #2
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I don’t know what the specs are for the metal thickness on the OEM fenders vs aftermarket, but there is a notable difference. I’d recommend getting OEM if you can. I know availability is much more limited up there than it is down here. If you can’t find any it’s not that big of a deal, tons of trucks are out there with aftermarket fenders and I’ve used them myself. But I’ll always prefer OEM if available
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so a few months back I decided to Durabak my fenders to see if I wanted to do the whole truck. I don’t really like the way it turned out. Maybe is was how I applied it or it just doesn’t hold up well.
I have 3 choices I can buy aftermarket fenders, try to find some OEM not rusted out. or alkaline dip the fenders I have which cost about the same as new fenders
Any aftermarket ones worth getting? any body have any OEM for sale? What’s the gauge of the OEM fenders?
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Try Aircraft Paint Remover.
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Old 04-23-2022, 01:20 AM   #4
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Try Aircraft Paint Remover.
It’s worth a shot.
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Old 04-25-2022, 04:37 PM   #5
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if you replace, just remember to get a pair of 2wd or 4wd... had a friend that didnt pay attention, got one of each
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