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Old 06-23-2009, 03:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Icon18 LK Motorsports fenders are "bitchin"

I just got a full set of fenders from Lang, hot off the press. Steve and I mounted them today and we think they look awesome. Easy to mount with no modifications. Great job Lang.

You can see pictures here: http://s456.photobucket.com/albums/q...Rod%20Fenders/

We are loading up for the LCS tomorrow so I'll try to take better pictures then (probably going to rain again here in New England :>().

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Old 06-23-2009, 03:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What sizes tires are you running?
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks great! See you Thursday.

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Old 06-23-2009, 11:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Love it! Save your voice now Henry 'cause you're gonna' be answering a lot of questions this weekend (many of them from me!).

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Old 06-23-2009, 01:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Those look great. Great job Lang

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I'm loving that ride Henry! Great blend of the old and new!
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Any info on price? Size tires they will fit?
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:44 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Tire size does not really matter, what you want is your outside of tire to outside of tire distance with your wheels on your axel. the fenders are 71" from outside to outside. the fronts like 245 tires but it can do wider. the kit will come with 2 fronts 2 rears brackits for the front spindles and hardwear for the front, I was going to powder paint the front brackits but I know some of you guys have different colored frames and want them to match. The rear fenders go on with rivnuts and 1/4-20 button heads, I supply the button heads and the rivnuts are used from the leftover from the car build. A lot of work went into these fenders, and time lots of time. The detail in these things are insane, they look way better in real life. The price $1000.00 for the kit. Depending on the intrest and orders I could get the brackits powder coated black.
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What are the differnces between LK's and Factory Five's "bike" fenders?
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What size of rear tires are they made for?

I can see how the fronts could be adjusted in and out to fit. But what about the rears?

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71" spred between the outsides of fenders, so what ever you can put on your axles and the don't hit the body on the inside and the fenders on the out side (71")
Bill I talked to Wayne and he said yours where about 68" but he still had to put spacers in, ask him. The difference between my fenders and FFR fenders, LOOK AT PICS (details)
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That car looks fantastic! Fenders really work with the style.

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71" spred between the outsides of fenders, so what ever you can put on your axles and the don't hit the body on the inside and the fenders on the out side (71")
Bill I talked to Wayne and he said yours where about 68" but he still had to put spacers in, ask him. The difference between my fenders and FFR fenders, LOOK AT PICS (details)
Lang,

As a far as my question about the differences, I was hoping for some details. I like the shape of you fender better and the "lip" treatment along the outside edge is a nice touch. Your set is a few more dollars that the Factory Five set, and I'm trying to justify spending the extra dollars. For example, if you fenders have a higher fiberglass quality that Factory Fives, and that means my bodyshop won't be billing me for a couple extra hours getting them into shape for paint, that would do it for me. I'm getting very close to hitting my ceiling for my budget (pre-paint), and I just can't just simply keep throwing money at the Hot Rod. Mostly I'm going to by your set, but I just need that sales pitch to push me over the edge (and I'm sure others are in the same boat).

Also I'm interested in the headliner, but I've haven't seen anything posted about the its price and it would be nice if there was a picture of it (preferable installed in the Hot Rod). Stack did post a picture of the one he bought, but it was more of the backdrop for the other items he brought back from the HRM build than a picture of the headliner. Also, you did a cover for the panel behind the sets, is that another piece you will be selling?
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Old 06-24-2009, 10:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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You can hit these fenders with 800 grit and paint them they are that good. The fiberglass work on these things is top notch, the front fenders where they mount to the bracket are left wild so when you get them where you want them you can shape it the way you want and then just sand it, Henry said it was a peice of cake, which it is.
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Definately like these better than the full length FFR offerings. Keeps the rad rod look intact
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Old 06-25-2009, 10:13 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I'm at LCS now and took some pictures of the car outside but I forgot to bring my flash card adapter to take the pics off my camera and put on the computer. I'll pick up another one later today or tomorrow and post the new pics.

Paul - as Lang said - they are top-notch and only requiring scuff and paint. There are no seams.

Update - new outside pics are located here: http://s456.photobucket.com/albums/q...Rod%20Fenders/

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Old 06-28-2009, 01:23 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Old 06-28-2009, 01:25 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 06-30-2009, 03:05 PM   #19 (permalink)
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fenders are awsome!!

Ordered my fenders today. Dealing with LK is very refreshing!!!!!!


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Old 06-30-2009, 07:01 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I saw these last weekend in Ohio and they ar great.

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Old 08-27-2009, 02:02 PM   #21 (permalink)
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#007 Challenges

Having Mike's #007 (first 'public' sale) is a bit of a Good News, Bad News on some things. I ordered Lang's fenders (which are beautiful, btw) only to find that my spindles don't have "bolt on" steering arms. So, I've made up some brackets to attach to his brackets. Only adds 60 or 70 pounds of unsprung weight to the front hubs!!!

Nobody else should have this problem as the kits after mine all have been shipped with the newer Mk III spindles for the front end with the bolt on steering arms.

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Old 08-27-2009, 06:33 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Tom,

I also had those welded front spindles but opted to buy a new pair from FFR. I don't remember the cost but it is another option that will weigh much less.

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Old 08-30-2009, 07:26 PM   #23 (permalink)
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tire and rims rim size

can you post the size of these tires and wheels?

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Old 09-01-2009, 12:55 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Henry, Is there a difference in the length of the steering arm from the axis of the spindle to where the tie rod attaches on the "bolt on" version vs the cast ones?

Maybe I should consider making the change, too, if there's benefit in bump steer adjustment, etc.

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AK - the wheels are 15 x 10 and 15 x 8. The tires are 325 50 R15 and 225 50 R15.

Tom - Sorry, I could not tell you the differences. I trashed the old ones a while ago - my originals were welded SN-95 spindles to put the rack connections in the back.

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thanks they look good
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very nice traditional look with your power choice, wheels and tires...I was wondering what the ff would look like with the vintage look, super!
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Attaching LK fenders to brackets

When we were deciding how to attach the fenders to the brackets supplied by LK Motorsports, we decided to use steel rivits with fat heads. To get it to work we took the LK brackets and countersunk the holes opposite where the rivits were going to join them. This is because we didn't want any of the rivit to be on the "tire" side where it might rub the rubber.

By countersinking, the steel rivit expanded into the countersunk side making a very nice tight fit. The fat head rivits look nice on the inside of the wheel well also. Here's a view:



I also used a bit of old inner tube to make a rubber "gasket" between the glass fender and the steel bracket. I figured this would cut down on vibration. I used the top of the bracket as a template for the gasket. Here's the trial fit before assembly:



Nice and tidy.

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Old 01-04-2010, 07:55 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I love these fenders. Shame about LK Motorsports, hopefully Lang will be able to start up again somewhere.

Those LED taillights wouldn't happen to be from Watson's Streetworks?

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Old 01-04-2010, 09:40 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Yep, Watson's Streetworks. I also have a high mounted 3rd brake light from them. That is where I got the plate french kit as well and will get it mounted this winter some time.

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