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again there are so many reason as to why flares will get cracks in them so with out seeing your in person there is no way to tell just what is going on with them .
so that makes it imposable to say just how much it will cost to repair them .
if they are over lapped then the right way to repair them is to cut the seam and butt weld them together redo the body work and repaint the panels .
not cheap because your doing the hole job over again !
you could go and grind out just the area's that have cracks and you maybe able to just spot repair them ? but the thing is by doing that is if you have one or two bad spots showing up now who's to say the other area's you don't repair right will start to show signs of cracking later . so you could just piss your money away but trying to spot repair them .
the thing many people that install flares over look is the under side of the panel .
they think because you don't see it you don't have to also make it look as finished at the top side .
like you side you can see where they over lapped the two panels .
it's not that you have to spread body filler on the under side of the panels but you have to do finish grinding and seal the welded seam E-prime the bare metal and make sure there is no way for moisture to leach it's self into the welded area .
Old 12-27-2013, 06:53 AM
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