Subaru ff-1/1300/1400/1600/1800/Brat 1970-1984 Repair Guide

Fenders

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and support the front of the vehicle with jackstands so that it is just off of the ground.
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  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Unfasten the inner fender cover assembly bolts and remove it.
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  7. On some models it will be necessary to remove the grille and front combination lamp assemblies, before removing the fender.
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  9. Remove the fender mounting bolts.
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WARNING
The fender is joined to the body with sealer at some points. When removing the fender, a small putty knife will help to break the seal in these areas.

  1. Remove the fender from the vehicle. Be careful of the painted surfaces.
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To install:

  1. Install the fender in position, do not tighten the bolts.
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  3. Check the fender-to-hood-to-door clearance. Once the clearance is correct and even, tighten all of the mounting bolts.
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  5. Install the grille and combination light assemblies if removed.
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  7. Install the inner fender assembly and its mounting bolts.
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  9. Install the wheel and tire assembly. Lower the vehicle.
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