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Question for those running alpina arches

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If you are talking about Dave's arches... Bodyshop cut the fenders and created a ledge for them to mate to.

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You wouldn't happen to have any pictures of that would you? that's creeping up to the top of my L-O-N-G list....

With the turbo flares you can gauge becuase you have holes to fasten them with so obviously you cut as high as possible but not so high that you can't fasten the flares. With Dave's flares it's a little harder because you have to blend them.

I know this: Trace and cut the outer fender. Leave about or slightly more than the gap between the inner and outer fender hanging down on the inner. So the inner fender is hanging down about an inch more than the outer. Then cut the inner so you have little tabs you can bend outward at a 90-degree to meet the outer. Tack... weld, grind, fair, prime...

But Do I cut to the top edge of the flare? to where the flare starts to flare out? do I need to do this differently? perhaps place the flare inbetween the inner and outer and sandwich? taper the inner fender in/out so there is a nice blend?

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I did have some but when I changed computers they stayed on the old one sorry. I did purchase new front fenders for them to cut for the flares. Don't know if this will help. Both of these have the exact same suspension with 15 inch wheels.

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not that hard, the arches line up with the body and the rear fenders have to be joined/welded once they are cut. front fenders about 1.5-2 inches have to be cut, you cut more as long as the arches still cover the cut up area, rear fenders about 1-1.75 inches have to be cut off, as i said you may cut some more but try cutting up less first then cut some more as long as you have enough sheet metal for the flares to be riveted or glued on.

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