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cbryan70
04-21-2008, 12:28 AM
Been thinking about getting some new fenders for my 78 they are basically shot. I think i have some that MAY work if the guy will sell them off his extra trailer. The only problem they are red and i need white. How hard would it be to paint them? Also any ideas where to find fenders? Would like to put new fenders on and go all LED lights but not worth it now with the fenders i have on

cbryan70
04-21-2008, 11:27 AM
bump.......

flat broke
04-21-2008, 05:26 PM
"Fenders and more" is the place to go 818-834-2525. you can even run 20's if you want tell them what you are looking to do

bbeach
04-21-2008, 06:00 PM
Can you define the word "shot"? I re-fiberglassed mine, sanded em down and repainted them. Then rewired with LED's. They turned out fantastic! I guess if you buy new fenders you can paint them and do the same thing, but sometimes depending on damage your old ones can be salvaged. Let me dig up some pics.

cbryan70
04-21-2008, 09:49 PM
shot as in holes and cracks all the way through. The left one is really bad. The fiberglass just seems old and brittle

tph
04-21-2008, 10:16 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=50072&viewitem=&item=330230172822&_trksid=p3907.m29

cbryan70
04-21-2008, 10:48 PM
yeah those are different then mine

dichdoc
04-22-2008, 08:28 PM
I built some near matches for my '84 out of 1/8" steel diamond plate then had whole trailer powdercoated. I have the plans in many file formats I can send to you. I think I figured two years ago with my labor and materials a pair would have been about a $1000.00. I even kept the plywood template I used to plasma cut the steel thinking there would be a huge need for replacement MC fenders!LOL PM me if I can send you a copy of the file. Travis

justinglow
04-22-2008, 09:22 PM
I built some near matches for my '84 out of 1/8" steel diamond plate then had whole trailer powdercoated. I have the plans in many file formats I can send to you. I think I figured two years ago with my labor and materials a pair would have been about a $1000.00. I even kept the plywood template I used to plasma cut the steel thinking there would be a huge need for replacement MC fenders!LOL PM me if I can send you a copy of the file. Travis


That looks great. You might want to think about selling those. Excellent job again.

Bellinghamster
04-22-2008, 11:43 PM
I'm sorely tempted to make some molds of the trailer fenders and be able to reproduce them in fiberglass for all those who need them. $500-700 each folks are paying to repair or replace is rediculous. I believe the later stock fenders are actual fiberglass. Mine ('78) appear to be vaccuum formed ABS or something similar - There's no fiber in them. Both have been sloppily repaired with fiberglass and rebroken by previous owner. If only I had a "clean" set to use as patterns for the mold....

cbryan70
04-22-2008, 11:46 PM
i have ONE clean one the right side.....dang 1000 bucks for the diamond plate i was trying to go low budget

dichdoc
04-23-2008, 12:02 AM
$1000.00 was if I was making them to sell. I think I had 250 into steel (Aluminum is way more money) another 250 to get the sides bent down (I don't own a big enough press). Probably 4 hrs ($50/hr shop rate)to roll the fenders and seam weld them and the inner fender in place plasma cut for the lights and guide posts. I'm not sure you could turn out "budget" Fiberglass ones for much less factoring in cost of the mold and time and materials. I'd be happy to crank some fenders out but I realize with shipping you'd have to REALLY WANT them!