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Old 04-03-2018, 01:13 PM   #1
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Fender Skirt Replacement

Hey,

I have a destroyed fender skirt and the plastic replacement from the local dealer is $380 + tax (CAN) Online for the same one is $298 all in. Now, obviously the online approach is less expensive but for a piece of plastic that is still ridiculously high.

I'm wondering if anyone has gone the route of having the replacement fabricated out of sheet metal instead? The local fabrication shop here will do both sides for $400 including powder coating it.

My concern would be the paint durability and how close the fabricated look would be to the original.

The one thing I wouldn't have to worry about is the fender breaking again at lease.

Thanks
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Old 04-03-2018, 10:08 PM   #2
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There are aftermarket companies that sell "generic" fiberglass fender skirts https://www.rvpartssierra.com/replac.../tandem-skirts

This is the route I will go with this Spring as both of my skirts are on their last legs.

I'd ask your fab shop for pics of their previous work. My concern with sheet metal skirts is that the ones I've seen in person were "square" and lacked the fluid design in molded plastic/fiberglass ones.
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Old 04-03-2018, 10:17 PM   #3
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