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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:50 am 
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Need some advice guys.
What is the rule of thumb for cutting the upslope on the rear fenders? My fenders are 10.75" wide. From the inside to the outside, what 1 1/2", 2"? Is the front upslope the same as the rear upslope?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:12 am 
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Someone else might have a better rule - I just started trimming until it looked right.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:30 pm 
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You can do it like Jack does it at Kinetic. Lay it out with blue masking tape 'til it looks like something you like, and then trim accordingly. Of course, Jack's "Steamroller" fenders give you lots of leeway for trimming!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:25 pm 
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My Curtis fenders, same width, have about 3 1/2" slope on the front. However the bottom edge is an arc, not a straight edge. The rear edge only slopes about 3/4". Look at my build or the Letal Locost and that will tell you if that's the look you want.

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