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How to roll fenders?

Does anyone know of a cheap way to roll fenders on your own? I would pay someone to do it at a garage but I heard it was simply to do. Someone told me using a baseball bat?
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Re: How to roll fenders?

You can either rent a fender roller, or once you see how a fender roller operates, you can pretty much do the same thing with a baseball bat between the tire and fender. Both methods are going to need a heat gun to warm up the paint to (hopefully) prevent it from cracking.

Just google how to do it, it's pretty simple. Hardest part is knowing how far you can go, w/o cracking the paint.
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Re: How to roll fenders?

Phonebook method. Rolls and pulls.

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Re: How to roll fenders?

There's an awesome show on YouTube called mighty car mods of two Aussies showing you how to do up your car in the simplified way. One video Shows you how to roll fenders. Pretty awesome stuff!
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Re: How to roll fenders?

wooden baseball bat will do the trick..start narrow than go wide
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Re: How to roll fenders?

i second the phone book method, we tried it with my friends civic fenders and they turned out fine. you just have to take your time
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Re: How to roll fenders?

I would suggest not doing the baseball bat method. Unless you don't care about your fenders being wrecked or paint chipping off, I'd recommend professional to do it, use a fender roller with the heat gun on it a lot, or phone book method which I've done with the heat gun on it as well. The older the car, the easier it is for the paint to crack and break off.
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