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Old 05-13-2015, 05:41 PM   #11
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Old 05-14-2015, 08:31 AM   #12
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I have the exact same crack on my 2015 XLR. I have some other warranty work to get done so I will probably have the dealer replace it when I get everything else done. For now I drilled a small hole at the end of the crack to prevent it from spreading any further.

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Old 05-14-2015, 08:38 AM   #13
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Suggestion. When you get the new fenders, get a bunch of 3/16" pop rivet washers and make spacers to install between the fender and the camper to prevent over tightening and cracking the new ones.
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It seems like just a couple small washers would prevent this. Just need to distribute the pressure out to a slightly larger area. But a make-shift bushing like OldCoot suggest would be ideal.
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Old 05-16-2015, 07:08 PM   #15
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Mine aren't cracked... But are pulled down pretty tight. I'm going to get washers to hopefully stop any future cracking
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Old 05-16-2015, 10:58 PM   #16
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Got my new fender last week. Came ups in a big box.
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Old 05-16-2015, 11:03 PM   #17
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Mine aren't cracked... But are pulled down pretty tight. I'm going to get washers to hopefully stop any future cracking
When I repaired the blowout damage on our 08Flagstaff fender, I also put a washer on the outside to spread the load under the screws.
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