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Old 05-13-2010, 08:15 AM   #1
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This is how Volvo. Nevermind...

I've heard about this method but never seen it. That was pretty funny to me actually. You had it done in seconds aha.
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The scary part was having the grinder so close to my fingers. I first tried the wooden baseball bat trick, but those rear fender lips are bouble bonded or something. The bat didn't do ****, so I wnt to plan B. It really was easy.
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Makes me want to do mine and slap on a set of 235s.
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Nice tip. Thanks! Been needing some fender rolling action for a while, now.
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Not worried about opening the door for rust to form?
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:58 PM   #7
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Not worried about opening the door for rust to form?
I'd paint on a little POR and call it done.
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I'd have done that.


If I didn't give 2 ***** about my car.

But I do
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Makes quick work of it.

I know alot of bagged truck guys just cut it off. Just takes a steady hand, but then leaves a sharp edge.
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Impressive...

I did the baseball trick with a piece of 2.5" exhaust pipe. I really had to inflate the tires a bit so the pipe wouldn't just press into them, and then I really had to use it like a pry bar to get it to move much. Worked, but still didn't crush it as much as your method.
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I used a couple of sledges when I did mine. I also wasn't worried about the paint since I was painting the car anyways so take it for what you will
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Why cut it? Metal stretches... I did the same thing without cutting.

Then I put flares on and just call all that wasted time out
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i at first also tried the bat thing and after attempting that method, i thought whoever first mentioned that should be slapped....

then i went and got the following
1. heat gun
2. garden gloves (or anything to keep your hand from burning when heat up the paint)
3. metal 2lb mallet

first start to heat up your fender to keep the paint from cracking. just make sure you dont burn it or make your paint bubble (i made sure this didnt happen). once its hot enough, start tapping with the mallet. each section you tap, make sure you have your hand on the other side applying force to keep it from warping or doing anything funny.

do this taking your time and only smack it lil by lil moving along your fender lip. dont do one section all at once cause this will defeat the purpose of heating up the paint to prevent cracking.

try this method and i you wont look back. when i did this, everyone though i used a proffesional fender rolling tool
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Looking back on it I didn't heat up the paint or anything before I beat the **** out of it and the paint never cracked. Maybe I was lucky
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didnt watch the vid, but judging by the pics, i hacked my rear lips off too.. damn near took all day!
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I have a cool heat gun that tells me the temp it's blowing, how hot should I get it before I start beating it.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=1LdD...eature=related

This is about how my front drivers side corner looked..... minus the rust

Heat gun is a must.
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What temp do you set the heat gun?
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