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should I reuse old wheel wells with new inner aprons?

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Inner fender apron ?s

Post by Brandon » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:43 am

Okay as always I am in project planning mode that is a budgeted cheap like possibly taking beer cans in for the deposit cheap :lol: Well in my plans I will be replacing the inner fender aprons for mine are trashed. My questions are: Has any one replaced the aprons and reused the old front wheel wells? Or should I just get the new wheel wells to attach to the apron? Thanks mates 8)
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Post by LOW KEY » Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:53 am

I have replaced them before useing the old wheel wells. I mite have some pics if I can find them. Are you replacing for rust or strucural damage?
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Post by Brandon » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:06 am

Both actually. In 98 I replaced the fenders and really wanted to do the inners due to rust, and roll over damage from PO. Then when I rolled it on its side a few months back it only got worse and actually buckled at the bad spots. My wheel wells are fine though. I was considering tubing the front end but, would rather go this route since I want to make her more streetable 8)
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Post by regshawn » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:04 am

I have one new and one used on my bronco (passenger side was no good) and both aprons are new. It is super easy to do and I have a half dozen or so pictures also. I can help you if the time and day work out (Plan well ahead) and loan you a MIG welder also, just let me know when and I'll put it on the calendar. If it was any easier Tom could do it!!
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Post by crab » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:45 pm

Just tube it!
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Post by Arsenio » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:52 pm

tube the front end and ditch the inner fenders and core support.
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Post by regshawn » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:29 pm

Arsenio wrote:tube the front end and ditch the inner fenders and core support.
This is the route I wish I had gone!!
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Post by Brandon » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:44 pm

Ya I really like the idea of tube front. I have only seen a couple in person. I have an idea of how I want it done. I wish I could find more pics of different variations. 8)
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Post by Arsenio » Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:51 am

ask robert for some pictures he has done a few of them now. I like the way he's been doing them.
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Post by Stan » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:07 am

How bout rentin some of those "Mad Max" movies - might give you some ideas . :P :lol:
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Post by Brandon » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:37 am

Stan wrote:How bout rentin some of those "Mad Max" movies - might give you some ideas . :P :lol:
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Post by Arsenio » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:12 am

warke
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