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Fender Reinforcement - Pictures #18550 Oct 17, 3:41am Oct 17, 3:41am
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Fender Reinforcement - Pictures
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Fender/Bumper Re-enforcement
By Isaac DeCoursey @ EverythingCelica.com

Ok guys, you were all probably expecting this from me at one time or another.

I have several front bumpers and I swap them out for different occasions - photos shoots, local videos/movies, import shows, test fitting and as well as one just for daily driving.

After a while the fender attachments to hold on those front bumpers (after several swaps) get loose, tear or even break off. What are you supposed to do now? Take it to a professional bodyshop where they may charge you $100 to fix each side - possibly, but I've got a quick solution for those who are on a budget.

For less than $10 for the parts and everything is easy to install -- NO WELDING REQUIRED.

https://www.celicahobby.com/photos/celica/installs/ins_fender-corner/

I took these photos to write up the guide, but I just haven't gotten around to writing it up yet... but I'm sure that by looking at all the parts in each picture, the procedure should be simple to understand.

Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: isaac] #18551 Apr 9, 11:20pm Apr 9, 11:20pm
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i tried to do this, but i couldnt adjust the bracket to the right angle. i just couldnt get the bondini to work with the inner fender and the bracket. around what angle does the bracket have to be (roughly)?

Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: SilverGT] #18552 Apr 9, 11:25pm Apr 9, 11:25pm
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use metal glue to attach the parts to each other...

and as for the angle, keep sticking it into your clamp and adjusting it to the correct angle you need - depending on how bad your fender is, the angle could be different happywink


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Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: isaac] #18553 Apr 19, 1:57pm Apr 19, 1:57pm
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Do you have to take out the stock Blue rubber nut in the fender hole ???

Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: Pinchy] #18554 Apr 19, 7:39pm Apr 19, 7:39pm
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if thats what your celica came with - yes...
Different years come with different fender bolts - strange as that sounds spineyes


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Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: isaac] #18555 Jul 2, 5:46am Jul 2, 5:46am
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Hi
I not sure to understand how you install it. I know that you replace the stock fender bolt by a new one. But where you attach the second hole of you bracket.


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Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: Mikael] #18556 Jul 2, 8:49am Jul 2, 8:49am
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^^^
it is REINFORCEMENT, not replacement wink


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Re: Fender Reinforcement - Pictures [Re: isaac] #18557 Jul 5, 5:51am Jul 5, 5:51am
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Originally Posted by isaac
^^^
it is REINFORCEMENT, not replacement wink



Ya, I know, but if a put some bracket, but not a bracket at 90 2sq angle... is it the same thing ?


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