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post #1 of 6 Old 02-17-2008, 03:28 PM Thread Starter
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2008 Fender vents help

Well I've taken the side vents I bought from Dfuser a few months back to all of the custom shops around town and they do not want to touch them at all. I was hoping from anyone thats had it done...did you go to a body shop and if so how much was the cost for install?

I have a dremel and though about doing it myself, but the common response is that I'll most likely get rust if I dont use something like a plasma torch to cut the holes. Any help from anyone with experience on this issue?

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Dremel or plasma.....either should leave bare metal along the cut, so I don't know what advantage the plasma would have over the dremel except speed.
Sweet looking boat, what kind is it and what size?
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PM Nate (06TWO50Diesel)...he already has done the vents on his own and they came out great!

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PM Nate (06TWO50Diesel)...he already has done the vents on his own and they came out great!
+1 on that I was about to saw that as soon as I saw this thread like always Eric is fast on the draw

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Thanks guys. I'm a bit nervous about doing it myself, but who knows what a lazy Saturday afternoon and some liquid courage could do...much like the cab clearance lights I reckon...

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-2" Readylift
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-Black bedlined toolbox. Black bedliner, dual cable locks, and factory bed extender
-Yellow tops, lockpick.
-Legal window tint
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+1 on that I was about to saw that as soon as I saw this thread like always Eric is fast on the draw
Thanks Ricky! I try my best!

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Thanks guys. I'm a bit nervous about doing it myself, but who knows what a lazy Saturday afternoon and some liquid courage could do...much like the cab clearance lights I reckon...
Nate said it wasn't that bad...just take your time...BTW, nice boat in your sig!

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'03 Turbo Swap; Zex N2O Dry Shot; CFM Smallmouth Intake Elbow
Zoodad w/ Predator Screen; MBRP 4" Cool Duals Straight Piped
EGR Delete w/ full manifold; Coolant Bypass Filter; Train Horns
Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

Truck- 12.51sec @ 108mph @ ~7700lbs (1/4 mi)
Cooler- 39.93sec @ 12.12mph @ ~180lbs (1/8 mi)

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