Fender Rolling

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  1. JerZeyStangz

    JerZeyStangz Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys,

    I did my rear fenders last night with my buddy. I used a heat gun, eastwood 3-way adjustable fender roller, elbow grease and 2hrs later my fenders were rolled. This was definitely a learning experience. If anyone who is going to do this soon, becareful around the pinch welds where the structural integrity is...I got slight dimpling but barely noticeable to naked eye. If I were to do it again I would of bent the outer lip instead of rolling the whole fender lip. FYI. I am planning to get the car repainted/overhauled in the future so it can easily be pulled back to flush. Did this scenario happen to any of you guys?


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  2. Frank.JD.Perez

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    Roll mine too!
     
  3. JerZeyStangz

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    Haha! Are your tires getting cut up?
     
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    I didn't have any issues with the rear but I used a hammer to do my rears. The roller up front.
     
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    Nope. They're already cut up hahah. I rolled them a bit but I want them to be done with the Eastwood tool since it'll get done better. I used to have Kumho s all around but one got cut up super bad so I had to find replacements for 2 so that's why I have Kumho and Nitto tires
     
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    I tapped mine in with a sledge gently then used a baseball bat and finished with the eastwood roller.
     
  7. JerZeyStangz

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    I should a made a thread before I did the job. I would of had a better strategy to start with in the first place. Good news is that my suspension clears with ease but I do have slight dimpling near the edge of the fender. You can't see it in pictures but with the right lighting you can see it. It looks like a very soft door ding in the metal but oh well. If i haven't said it before I am going to get the car repainted and get the body fixed up one of these days so it doesn't bother me as much anymore.
     
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    I did mine with my Eastwood roller and heat gun as well as practice before I did the STI. I don't recall having any issues...
     
  9. JerZeyStangz

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    I didn't have a issue. I am just a perfectionist at heart.